May weather forecast
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

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Weather in May

May, in the Falkland Islands, solidifies the presence of late autumn, laying down the final steps before winter's arrival. Temperatures during this month exhibit a more pronounced chill, typically fluctuating between 5°C (41°F) and 13°C (55.4°F). This cooling trend is a continuation of April's patterns, albeit with a deeper dive into colder climates.

Stanley, reflecting the overall climatic patterns of the Falkland Islands, remains affected by its coastal position. Consequently, the maritime influence might occasionally accentuate the coolness, especially when cold sea breezes sweep across the city, adding an extra layer of chill during the dawn and dusk hours.

In contrast to April, May sees shorter days, further limiting the hours of sunlight and amplifying the sense of the impending winter. The landscapes take on a stark beauty, with hues of brown and gold dominating, indicative of the late autumn phase.

Precipitation in May tends to hover around 40mm (1.57"), similar to the levels seen in April. Though the islands generally avoid torrential downpours, light to moderate showers become more frequent, adding to the cool ambiance of the month.

Wind patterns in May lean towards the brisker side. The month witnesses the return of more frequent gusts, preparing the islands for the windy conditions of winter. Especially along the coasts, these gusts can intensify the perceived cold, making it essential for visitors and residents alike to bundle up. Thus, May in the Falkland Islands captures the essence of late autumn, characterized by its diminishing warmth and the prevailing anticipation of the colder months ahead.

  • Stanley - May »
    In Stanley, Falkland Islands, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162 days and collects up to 543mm (21.38") of precipitation. In Stanley, Falkland Islands, the average seawater temperature in May is 6.5°C (43.7°F).
  • Goose Green - May »
    In Goose Green, Falkland Islands, in May, snow falls for 1.7 days, with typically accumulated 19mm (0.75") of snow. The month with the most rainfall in Goose Green is May, when the rain falls for 13.6 days and typically aggregates up to 32mm (1.26") of precipitation.
  • Port Howard - May »
    In Port Howard, Falkland Islands, in May, snow falls for 1.8 days, with typically accumulated 6mm (0.24") of snow. May through August, with an average relative humidity of 80%, are most humid months in Port Howard, Falkland Islands.
  • Hill Cove - May »
    In Hill Cove, Falkland Islands, in May, snow falls for 1.8 days, with typically accumulated 6mm (0.24") of snow. In Hill Cove, Falkland Islands, in May, during 16.3 rainfall days, 35mm (1.38") of precipitation is typically accumulated.
  • North Arm - May »
    Throughout the year, in North Arm, Falkland Islands, there are 27.3 snowfall days, and 116mm (4.57") of snow is accumulated. In North Arm, Falkland Islands, in May, during 1.8 snowfall days, 6mm (0.24") of snow is typically accumulated.
  • Chartres - May »
    In Chartres, Falkland Islands, during the entire year, snow falls for 27.3 days and aggregates up to 116mm (4.57") of snow. In Chartres, Falkland Islands, during May, snow falls for 1.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 6mm (0.24") of snow.
  • Walker Creek - May »
    In Walker Creek, Falkland Islands, in May, during 13.6 rainfall days, 32mm (1.26") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Walker Creek, in May, during 1.7 snowfall days, 19mm (0.75") of snow is typically accumulated.
  • Bluff Cove - May »
    In Bluff Cove, during May, snow falls for 1.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 19mm (0.75") of snow. In Bluff Cove, during May, the rain falls for 13.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 32mm (1.26") of precipitation.
  • Salvador - May »
    In Salvador, Falkland Islands, in May, it is raining for 13.6 days, with typically 32mm (1.26") of accumulated precipitation. On the last day of May, in Salvador, Falkland Islands, sunrise is at 08:46 and sunset at 16:55 -03.
  • Saunders Island Settlement - May »
    The months with the highest humidity in Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands, are May through August, with an average relative humidity of 80%. In Saunders Island Settlement, in May, snow falls for 1.8 days, with typically accumulated 6mm (0.24") of snow.
  • Douglas Settlement - May »
    The month with the most rainfall in Douglas Settlement is May, when the rain falls for 13.6 days and typically aggregates up to 32mm (1.26") of precipitation. The month with the most rainfall in Douglas Settlement is May, when the rain falls for 13.6 days and typically aggregates up to 32mm (1.26") of precipitation.
Updated: May 24, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

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