May weather forecast and climate
McMurdo, Antarctica

Weather in May

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

In McMurdo, the average relative humidity is 64.2%.

Rainfall

In McMurdo, during May, the rain falls for 5.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 23.7mm (0.93") of precipitation. In McMurdo, Antarctica, 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 in McMurdo are January through December. In McMurdo, Antarctica, during May, snow falls for 16.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 170mm (6.69") of snow. In McMurdo, during the entire year, snow falls for 181.3 days, and aggregates up to 1484mm (58.43") of snow.

Daylight

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

What is the temperature in May in McMurdo?

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

How many days does it rain in May in McMurdo?

In McMurdo, Antarctica, in May, it is raining for 5.5 days, with typically 23.7mm (0.93") of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in May in McMurdo?

In McMurdo, in May, during 16.2 snowfall days, 170mm (6.69") 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?

The average length of the day in May in McMurdo is 0h.

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).
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

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

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