McMurdo
Antarctica
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
McMurdo, Antarctica

The last month of the autumn, May, is another polar cold month in McMurdo, Antarctica, with average temperature ranging between max -19°C (-2.2°F) and min -27.1°C (-16.8°F).

Temperature

In McMurdo, Antarctica, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still arctic cold -19°C (-2.2°F). In McMurdo, the average low-temperature is -27.1°C (-16.8°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in McMurdo, Antarctica, is 64.2%.

Rainfall

In McMurdo, during May, the rain falls for 5.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 23.7mm (0.9") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 46.1 rainfall days, and 200.9mm (7.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in McMurdo, Antarctica, are January through December.

Daylight

Months with the shortest days in McMurdo are May through July, with an average of 0h of daylight.

What is the temperature in May in McMurdo?

In McMurdo, in May, the average high-temperature is -19°C (-2.2°F), and the average low-temperature is -27.1°C (-16.8°F).

What is the average humidity in May in McMurdo?

In McMurdo, the average relative humidity in May is 64.2%.

How many days does it rain in May in McMurdo?

In McMurdo, in May, during 5.5 rainfall days, 23.7mm (0.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in May in McMurdo?

In McMurdo, in May, during 16.2 snowfall days, 170mm (6.7") of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in McMurdo?

May through July, with an average of 0h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in McMurdo, Antarctica.

What is the average length of the day in May in McMurdo?

In May, the average length of the day in McMurdo, Antarctica, is 0h.
Average temperature in May - McMurdo, Antarctica
  • Average high temperature in May: -19°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (-0.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (-22.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: -27.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (-5.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (-31.8°C).

Average humidity in May - McMurdo, Antarctica
  • Average humidity in May: 64.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (55.8%).

Average rainfall in May - McMurdo, Antarctica
  • Average rainfall in May: 23.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (24.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (9.5mm).

Average rainfall days in May - McMurdo, Antarctica
  • Average rainfall days in May: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (5.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (2.4 days).

Average snowfall in May - McMurdo, Antarctica
  • Average snowfall in May: 170mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (224mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are January and August (66mm).

Average snowfall days in May - McMurdo, Antarctica
  • Average snowfall days in May: 16.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (17.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is January (12.8 days).

Average daylight in May - McMurdo, Antarctica
  • Average daylight in May: 0h

Months with the longest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 24h).
Months with shortest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 0h).