Arctic Bay
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Arctic Bay, Canada

May, the last month of the spring, in Arctic Bay, is a subzero cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of -13.5°C (7.7°F) and an average high of -4.4°C (24.1°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature soars, from a frigid cold -14.1°C (6.6°F) in April, to a freezing cold -4.4°C (24.1°F). In Arctic Bay, in May, the average low-temperature is -13.5°C (7.7°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Arctic Bay is 87%.

Rainfall

In Arctic Bay, Canada, during May, the rain falls for 1.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 6mm (0.24") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Arctic Bay, there are 32.6 rainfall days, and 130mm (5.12") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Arctic Bay are January through December. In Arctic Bay, in May, during 13.1 snowfall days, 51mm (2.01") of snow is typically accumulated. In Arctic Bay, during the entire year, snow falls for 117.2 days, and aggregates up to 698mm (27.48") of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Arctic Bay is 23.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Arctic Bay is 0.9h.

UV index

January, February, April, May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Arctic Bay. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Arctic Bay?

In May, in Arctic Bay, the average high-temperature is -4.4°C (24.1°F), and the average low-temperature is -13.5°C (7.7°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Arctic Bay?

In Arctic Bay, Canada, the average relative humidity in May is 87%.

How many days does it rain in May in Arctic Bay?

In May, the rain falls for 1.6 days. Throughout May, 6mm (0.24") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in May in Arctic Bay?

In Arctic Bay, Canada, during May, snow falls for 13.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 51mm (2.01") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Arctic Bay have in May?

In May, the average length of the day is 23.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Arctic Bay have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Arctic Bay, Canada, is 0.9h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Arctic Bay?

Months with the lowest UV index in Arctic Bay, Canada, are January, February, April, May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in May in Arctic Bay?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Arctic Bay is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Arctic Bay, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: -4.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (11°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-29.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: -13.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (6.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-34.7°C).

Average humidity in May - Arctic Bay, Canada
  • Average humidity in May: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (96%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (64%).

Average rainfall in May - Arctic Bay, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (25mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Arctic Bay, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.4 days).

Average snowfall in May - Arctic Bay, Canada
  • Average snowfall in May: 51mm

The month with the highest snowfall is September (151mm).
The month with the least snowfall is February (12mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Arctic Bay, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in May: 13.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is September (16.7 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (3.3 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Arctic Bay, Canada
  • Average daylight in May: 23.8h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 0.9h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.2h).

Average UV index in May - Arctic Bay, Canada
  • Average UV index in May: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, April, May, October, November and December (UV index 1).