May weather forecast
McMurdo, Antarctica

Weather in May

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

Temperature

In McMurdo, Antarctica, the average high-temperature in May 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 May in McMurdo is 64.2%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 5.5 days. Throughout May, 23.7mm (0.93") of precipitation is accumulated. In McMurdo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 46.1 days and collects up to 200.9mm (7.91") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through December. In McMurdo, Antarctica, during 16.2 snowfall days, 170mm (6.69") of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 181.3 snowfall days, and 1484mm (58.43") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The months with the shortest days in McMurdo are January, May through July, November and December, with an average of 0h and 0min of daylight.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in McMurdo?

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

How much does it rain in McMurdo in May?

In McMurdo, Antarctica, in May, during 5.5 rainfall days, 23.7mm (0.93") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in May in McMurdo?

In May, in McMurdo, it is snowing for 16.2 days. Throughout May, 170mm (6.69") of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in McMurdo?

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

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

The average day length in May is 0h and 0min.
Average humidity
Average rainfall days
Average snowfall days
Average daylight

Average temperature in May
McMurdo, Antarctica

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).

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Average humidity in May
McMurdo, Antarctica

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%).

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Average rainfall in May
McMurdo, Antarctica

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 least rainfall) is November (9.5mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
McMurdo, Antarctica

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 least rainy days is November (2.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
McMurdo, Antarctica

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

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

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Average snowfall days in May
McMurdo, Antarctica

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 least snowfall days is January (12.8 days).

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Average daylight in May
McMurdo, Antarctica

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

The month with the longest days is March (Average daylight: 13h and 46min).
The months with the shortest days are January, May, June, July, November and December (Average daylight: 0h and 0min).

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