May weather forecast
El Calafate, Argentina

Weather in May

May, the last month of the autumn, in El Calafate, is also a frosty month, with average temperature varying between 0.2°C (32.4°F) and 7.7°C (45.9°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a fresh 12.5°C (54.5°F) in April, to a chilly 7.7°C (45.9°F). In El Calafate, the average low-temperature is 0.2°C (32.4°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in El Calafate is 70%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is May when the rain falls for 8 days and typically aggregates up to 30.6mm (1.2") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January, March through October are months with snowfall in El Calafate. In May, in El Calafate, snow falls for 2 days. In El Calafate, during the entire year, snow falls for 18.2 days.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 8.9h.

Sunshine

In El Calafate, the average sunshine is 3.7h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in El Calafate, Argentina, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in El Calafate?

In El Calafate, the average relative humidity in May is 70%.

What is the wettest month in El Calafate?

The month with the most rainfall in El Calafate, Argentina, is May when the rain falls for 8 days and typically aggregates up to 30.6mm (1.2") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in El Calafate?

In El Calafate, Argentina, during May, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 30.6mm (1.2") of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in May in El Calafate?

In May, in El Calafate, Argentina, snow falls for 2 days.

What is the average length of the day in May in El Calafate?

The average length of the day in May in El Calafate is 8.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does El Calafate have in May?

In El Calafate, the average sunshine in May is 3.7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in El Calafate?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in May in El Calafate?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in El Calafate, Argentina, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
El Calafate, Argentina

Average temperature in May - El Calafate, Argentina
  • Average high temperature in May: 7.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (18.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (4.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 0.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (7.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (-2.8°C).

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Average humidity in May
El Calafate, Argentina

Average humidity in May - El Calafate, Argentina
  • Average humidity in May: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (76%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and December (47%).

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Average rainfall in May
El Calafate, Argentina

Average rainfall in May - El Calafate, Argentina
  • Average rainfall in May: 30.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (30.6mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (7.8mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
El Calafate, Argentina

Average rainfall days in May - El Calafate, Argentina
  • Average rainfall days in May: 8 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are April and May (8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3 days).

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Average snowfall days in May
El Calafate, Argentina

Average snowfall days in May - El Calafate, Argentina
  • Average snowfall days in May: 2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is July (5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are February, November and December (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
El Calafate, Argentina

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - El Calafate, Argentina
  • Average daylight in May: 8.9h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 16.3h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 8.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 3.7h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 8.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 3.1h).

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Average UV index in May
El Calafate, Argentina

Average UV index in May - El Calafate, Argentina
  • Average UV index in May: 1

The month with the highest UV index is December (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 1).

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