Stanley
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Stanley, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Clear waters, sandy beaches, and yellow gorse in the mountainous Stanley, in the Falkland Islands
Clear waters, sandy beaches, and yellow gorse in the mountainous Stanley, in the Falkland Islands
The last month of the autumn, May, is another chilly month in Stanley, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), with average temperature fluctuating between 7.4°C (45.3°F) and 0.7°C (33.3°F).

Temperature

In Stanley, the average high-temperature in May is almost the same as in April - a chilly 7.4°C (45.3°F). In May, in Stanley, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), the average low-temperature is 0.7°C (33.3°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Stanley is 88%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 15 days. Throughout May, 48mm (1.9") of precipitation is accumulated. In Stanley, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), during the entire year, the rain falls for 162 days and collects up to 543mm (21.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 6.5°C (43.7°F).
Note: Swimming in 6.5°C (43.7°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Stanley is 8.8h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Stanley, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), is 3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Stanley, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Stanley?

In May, in Stanley, the average high-temperature is 7.4°C (45.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 0.7°C (33.3°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Stanley?

The average relative humidity in May in Stanley, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), is 88%.

How many days does it rain in May in Stanley?

In May, in Stanley, the rain falls for 15 days. Throughout May, 48mm (1.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Stanley?

In Stanley, the average seawater temperature in May is 6.5°C (43.7°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Stanley have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Stanley is 8.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Stanley have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 3h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Stanley?

In Stanley, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Stanley, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average high temperature in May: 7.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (14.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (5.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 0.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (5.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (-1.2°C).

Average humidity in May - Stanley, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average humidity in May: 88%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (74%).

Average rainfall in May - Stanley, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average rainfall in May: 48mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (63mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (34mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Stanley, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (11 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Stanley, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average sea temperature in May: 6.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (9.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (4.7°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Stanley, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average daylight in May: 8.8h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 16.6h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 7.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 3h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in May - Stanley, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average UV index in May: 1

Months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 0).