Cartwright
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Cartwright, Canada

The last month of the spring, May, is also a wintry month in Cartwright, Canada, with temperature in the range of an average low of 0°C (32°F) and an average high of 4.7°C (40.5°F).

Temperature

In Cartwright, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 0°C (32°F) in April, to a still wintry 4.7°C (40.5°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 0°C (32°F).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Cartwright, Canada, it is raining for 12.3 days, with typically 48mm (1.89") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 114.7 rainfall days, and 679mm (26.73") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through June, September through December are months with snowfall. In Cartwright, Canada, during May, snow falls for 6.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 54mm (2.13") of snow. Throughout the year, there are 97.9 snowfall days, and 1017mm (40.04") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 0°C (32°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

In Cartwright, the average length of the day is 16h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 4.9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Cartwright, Canada, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Cartwright?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 4.7°C (40.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 0°C (32°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Cartwright?

The average relative humidity in May in Cartwright is 87%.

How much does it rain in Cartwright in May?

In Cartwright, Canada, in May, it is raining for 12.3 days, with typically 48mm (1.89") of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in May in Cartwright?

In Cartwright, Canada, during May, snow falls for 6.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 54mm (2.13") of snow.

How cold is the water in May in Cartwright?

In May, the average sea temperature in Cartwright, Canada, is 0°C (32°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Cartwright have in May?

In Cartwright, the average length of the day in May is 16h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cartwright have in May?

In May, the average sunshine is 4.9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Cartwright?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: 4.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (16.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (-9.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 0°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0°C).

Average humidity in May - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average humidity in May: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (76%).

Average rainfall in May - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 48mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (82mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (40mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (1.7 days).

Average snowfall in May - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average snowfall in May: 54mm

The month with the highest snowfall is November (170mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in May: 6.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (15.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in May: 0°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (7°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (-1°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average daylight in May: 16h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 4.9h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7.8h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in May - Cartwright, Canada
  • Average UV index in May: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March and April (UV index 1).