Gjoa Haven
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Gjoa Haven, Canada

May, the last month of the spring, in Gjoa Haven, is a subzero cold month, with average temperature ranging between min -12.9°C (8.8°F) and max -5.9°C (21.4°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature significantly increases, from an arctic cold -16°C (3.2°F) in April, to a freezing cold -5.9°C (21.4°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is -12.9°C (8.8°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 85.9%.

Rainfall

May through October are months with rainfall in Gjoa Haven. May is the first month it rains. Throughout May, in the average 0.8 rainfall days, it receives 1.8mm (0.1") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Gjoa Haven, there are 32.4 rainfall days, and 78.5mm (3.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through December are months with snowfall. In May, it is snowing for 9.3 days. Throughout May, 152mm (6") of snow is accumulated. In Gjoa Haven, during the entire year, snow falls for 82.9 days, and aggregates up to 1305mm (51.4") of snow.

Sea temperature

In Gjoa Haven, Canada, the average seawater temperature is -1.1°C (30°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In Gjoa Haven, the average length of the day in May is 21.5h.

What is the temperature in May in Gjoa Haven?

In Gjoa Haven, in May, the average high-temperature is -5.9°C (21.4°F), and the average low-temperature is -12.9°C (8.8°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Gjoa Haven?

In May, the average relative humidity in Gjoa Haven, Canada, is 85.9%.

When does it start to rain in Gjoa Haven?

May is the first month it rains. Throughout May, in the average 0.8 rainfall days, it receives 1.8mm (0.1") of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Gjoa Haven in May?

In Gjoa Haven, Canada, in May, snow falls for 9.3 days, with typically accumulated 152mm (6") of snow.

What is the water temperature in May in Gjoa Haven?

In Gjoa Haven, in May, the average water temperature is -1.1°C (30°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the average length of the day in May in Gjoa Haven?

The average length of the day in May in Gjoa Haven is 21.5h.
Average temperature in May - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: -5.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (12.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-30.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: -12.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (3.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-37.1°C).

Average humidity in May - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average humidity in May: 85.9%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (87.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (62.6%).

Average rainfall in May - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (27.9mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, February, March, April, November and December (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in May: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (10.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, March, April, November and December (0 days).

Average snowfall in May - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average snowfall in May: 152mm

The month with the highest snowfall is October (282mm).
The month with the lowest snowfall is July (4mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in May: 9.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is October (14.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is July (0.2 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in May: -1.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (0.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is December (-1.8°C).

Average daylight in May - Gjoa Haven, Canada
  • Average daylight in May: 21.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0.1h).