Qaanaaq
Greenland
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Qaanaaq, Greenland

The last month of the spring, Mayo, is a subzero cold month in Qaanaaq, Greenland, with average temperature varying between -2.6°C (27.3°F) and -8.6°C (16.5°F).

Temperature

In Mayo, the average high-temperature significantly increases, from an extreme cold -12.8°C (9°F) in Abril, to a freezing cold -2.6°C (27.3°F). In Mayo, in Qaanaaq, the average low-temperature is -8.6°C (16.5°F).

Humidity

In Qaanaaq, the average relative humidity is 63%.

Rainfall

In Qaanaaq, in Mayo, during 2 rainfall days, 7mm (0.28") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Qaanaaq, during the entire year, the rain falls for 31 days and collects up to 124mm (4.88") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Qaanaaq, the average water temperature is -1°C (30.2°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

Months with the longest days are Mayo through Julio, with an average of 24h of daylight.

Sunshine

With an average of 10.2h of sunshine, Mayo has the most sunshine of the year.

UV index

In Qaanaaq, Greenland, the average daily maximum UV index in Mayo is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in Mayo in Qaanaaq?

In Mayo, in Qaanaaq, Greenland, the average high-temperature is -2.6°C (27.3°F), and the average low-temperature is -8.6°C (16.5°F).

What is the average humidity in Mayo in Qaanaaq?

In Mayo, the average relative humidity in Qaanaaq is 63%.

How many days does it rain in Mayo in Qaanaaq?

In Qaanaaq, Greenland, in Mayo, it is raining for 2 days, with typically 7mm (0.28") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in Mayo in Qaanaaq?

In Mayo, the average sea temperature in Qaanaaq is -1°C (30.2°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

When are the longest days in Qaanaaq?

Mayo through Julio, with an average of 24h of daylight, are months with the longest days.

How many hours of daylight does Qaanaaq have in Mayo?

In Qaanaaq, the average length of the day in Mayo is 24h.

What month has the most sunshine in Qaanaaq?

Mayo has the most sunshine of the year in Qaanaaq, with an average of 10.2h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Qaanaaq have in Mayo?

The average sunshine in Mayo is 10.2h.

What is the UV index reading in Mayo in Qaanaaq?

In Mayo, the average daily maximum UV index in Qaanaaq is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in May: -2.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (7.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-20.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: -8.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (2.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-28.4°C).

Average humidity in May - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average humidity in May: 63%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (72%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (62%).

Average rainfall in May - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in May: 7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (24mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (4mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in May: 2 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July, August and September (4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is March (1 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in May: -1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (2°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April and December (-2°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average daylight in May: 24h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 24h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.2h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 0).

Average UV index in May - Qaanaaq, Greenland
  • Average UV index in May: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 0).