Upernavik
Greenland
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Upernavik, Greenland

The last month of the spring, Mayo, is another freezing cold month in Upernavik, Greenland, with average temperature varying between -1.3°C (29.7°F) and -6.5°C (20.3°F).

Temperature

In Mayo, the average high-temperature significantly increases, from a freezing cold -9.5°C (14.9°F) in Abril, to a still subzero cold -1.3°C (29.7°F). The average low-temperature, in Upernavik, Greenland, is -6.5°C (20.3°F).

Rainfall

In Upernavik, Greenland, in Mayo, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 10mm (0.39") of accumulated precipitation. In Upernavik, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113 days and collects up to 251mm (9.88") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Marzo through Mayo, with an average sea temperature of -1.8°C (28.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In Mayo, the average length of the day in Upernavik is 23.7h.

Sunshine

Mayo through Julio, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

In Mayo, the average daily maximum UV index in Upernavik is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. 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 Mayo in Upernavik?

In Mayo, in Upernavik, Greenland, the average high-temperature is -1.3°C (29.7°F), and the average low-temperature is -6.5°C (20.3°F).

How many days does it rain in Mayo in Upernavik?

In Upernavik, in Mayo, during 7 rainfall days, 10mm (0.39") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Upernavik?

Marzo through Mayo, with an average sea temperature of -1.8°C (28.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater.

How cold is the water in Mayo in Upernavik?

In Upernavik, Greenland, in Mayo, the average water temperature is -1.8°C (28.8°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the average length of the day in Mayo in Upernavik?

In Upernavik, the average length of the day in Mayo is 23.7h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Upernavik?

Months with the most sunshine in Upernavik, Greenland, are Mayo through Julio, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in Mayo in Upernavik?

The average sunshine in Mayo is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in Mayo in Upernavik?

The average daily maximum UV index in Mayo in Upernavik, Greenland, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average high temperature in May: -1.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is March (-16.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: -6.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (2.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (-23.2°C).

Average rainfall in May - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average rainfall in May: 10mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (38mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (8mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average rainfall days in May: 7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (15 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (6 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average sea temperature in May: -1.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (5.2°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are March, April and May (-1.8°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Upernavik, Greenland
  • Average daylight in May: 23.7h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 0).

Average UV index in May - Upernavik, 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).