May weather forecast and climate
Igloolik, Canada

May, the last month of the spring, in Igloolik, is a freezing cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between -3.5°C (25.7°F) and -10°C (14°F).

Temperature

In Igloolik, Canada, the average high-temperature in May increases considerably, from an extreme cold -12.5°C (9.5°F) in April, to a subzero cold -3.5°C (25.7°F). In May, in Igloolik, Canada, the average low-temperature is -10°C (14°F).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 2.1 days. Throughout May, 14mm (0.55") of precipitation is accumulated. In Igloolik, Canada, during the entire year, the rain falls for 42.8 days and collects up to 153mm (6.02") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall in Igloolik. In Igloolik, during May, snow falls for 14.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 62mm (2.44") of snow. Throughout the year, there are 115.5 snowfall days, and 431mm (16.97") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Igloolik is 22h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Igloolik, Canada, is 4.1h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Igloolik are January through March, May, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in May in Igloolik?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Igloolik, is -3.5°C (25.7°F), while the average low-temperature is -10°C (14°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Igloolik?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Igloolik?

In May, in Igloolik, the rain falls for 2.1 days. Throughout May, 14mm (0.55") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in May in Igloolik?

In Igloolik, Canada, in May, snow falls for 14.1 days, with typically accumulated 62mm (2.44") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Igloolik have in May?

In May, the average length of the day is 22h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Igloolik?

In May, the average sunshine in Igloolik is 4.1h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Igloolik?

January through March, May, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Igloolik, Canada.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Igloolik?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Igloolik is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: -3.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (7.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-25.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: -10°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (4.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-29.3°C).

Average pressure in May - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1016.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (1007.9mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average wind speed in May: 16.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (21.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (15.2km/h).

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

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (95%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (74%).

Average rainfall in May - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 14mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (22mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (3mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in May: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (9.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.3 days).

Average snowfall in May - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average snowfall in May: 62mm

The month with the highest snowfall is October (71mm).
The month with the least snowfall is July (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in May: 14.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is May (14.1 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0.1 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average daylight in May: 22h

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

  • Average sunshine in May: 4.1h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0h).

Average sunshine days in May - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (15.6 days).

Average UV index in May - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average UV index in May: 1

Months with the highest UV index are April, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 2).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, May, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in May - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in May: 62

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 82).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 44).

Average visibility in May - Igloolik, Canada
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

The month with the highest visibility is July (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and February (7km).