May weather forecast and climate
Victoria, Canada

May, the last month of the spring, in Victoria, is a mild month, with average temperature varying between 9.1°C (48.4°F) and 15.4°C (59.7°F).

Temperature

In Victoria, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a cool 11.6°C (52.9°F) in April, to a mild 15.4°C (59.7°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 9.1°C (48.4°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Victoria is 75%.

Rainfall

In May, in Victoria, Canada, the rain falls for 5.8 days. Throughout May, 8mm (0.31") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 72.5 rainfall days, and 163mm (6.42") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Victoria, Canada, is 8.3°C (46.9°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Victoria is 15.3h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Victoria is 10.2h.

UV index

In Victoria, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Victoria?

In Victoria, in May, the average high-temperature is 15.4°C (59.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 9.1°C (48.4°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Victoria?

In Victoria, Canada, the average relative humidity in May is 75%.

How much does it rain in Victoria in May?

In Victoria, Canada, during May, the rain falls for 5.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 8mm (0.31") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Victoria?

In Victoria, Canada, snow does not fall in April through October.

How cold is the water in May in Victoria?

In Victoria, in May, the average water temperature is 8.3°C (46.9°F). Swimming in 8.3°C (46.9°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Victoria have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Victoria, Canada, is 15.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Victoria have in May?

In May, the average sunshine is 10.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Victoria?

In Victoria, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: 15.4°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (20.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (6.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 9.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (3.3°C).

Average humidity in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (73%).

Average rainfall in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (37mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (3mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in May: 5.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (8.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (2.3 days).

Average snowfall in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (53mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in May: 8.3°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (11.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (7.3°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average daylight in May: 15.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4.5).

Average UV index in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average UV index in May: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).