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 15.4°C (59.7°F) and 9.1°C (48.4°F).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 5.8 days. Throughout May, 8mm (0.31") of precipitation is accumulated. In Victoria, during the entire year, the rain falls for 72.5 days and collects up to 163mm (6.42") of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 8.3°C (46.9°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Victoria is 10.2h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Victoria is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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, Canada, 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 May, the average relative humidity in Victoria, Canada, is 75%.

How many days does it rain in May in Victoria?

In May, in Victoria, Canada, the rain falls for 5.8 days. Throughout May, 8mm (0.31") of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Victoria?

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

What is the sea water temperature in May in Victoria?

In Victoria, Canada, in May, the average water temperature is 8.3°C (46.9°F). Swimming in 8.3°C (46.9°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Victoria have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Victoria?

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Victoria?

In Victoria, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the 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 pressure in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.9mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and July (1017.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is March (1015.7mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (11.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.9km/h).

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 sunshine days in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in May: 24.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (28.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (17.4 days).

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).

Average cloud cover in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in May: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 53).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 20).

Average visibility in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and November (9km).