May weather forecast and climate
Akita, Japan

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Akita, is an enjoyable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 16.7°C (62.1°F) and 11°C (51.8°F).

Temperature

In Akita, the average high-temperature increases, from a cool 10.9°C (51.6°F) in April, to a comfortable 16.7°C (62.1°F). The average low-temperature,, is 11°C (51.8°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Akita is 78%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is May when the rain falls for 15.2 days and typically collects 56mm (2.2") of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Sea temperature

In Akita, Japan, the average seawater temperature is 13.2°C (55.8°F).
Note: Swimming in 13.2°C (55.8°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 Akita is 14.4h.

Sunshine

In Akita, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Akita?

In Akita, the average relative humidity in May is 78%.

What is the driest month in Akita?

The month with the least rainfall in Akita, Japan, is May when the rain falls for 15.2 days and typically collects 56mm (2.2") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Akita in May?

In Akita, Japan, in May, it is raining for 15.2 days, with typically 56mm (2.2") of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Akita?

In Akita snow does not fall in May through October.

Does it snow in Akita in May?

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

What is the water temperature in May in Akita?

In Akita, the average seawater temperature in May is 13.2°C (55.8°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.

What is the average length of the day in May in Akita?

In Akita, Japan, the average length of the day in May is 14.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Akita have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Akita?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Akita, Japan

Average temperature in May - Akita, Japan
  • Average high temperature in May: 16.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (26.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 11°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-1.8°C).

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Average pressure in May
Akita, Japan

Average pressure in May - Akita, Japan
  • Average pressure in May: 1011.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1018.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1008.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Akita, Japan

Average wind speed in May - Akita, Japan
  • Average wind speed in May: 13.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (23.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (11.2km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Akita, Japan

Average humidity in May - Akita, Japan
  • Average humidity in May: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and October (74%).

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Average rainfall in May
Akita, Japan

Average rainfall in May - Akita, Japan
  • Average rainfall in May: 56mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (137mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (56mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Akita, Japan

Average rainfall days in May - Akita, Japan
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (21.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Akita, Japan

Average snowfall in May - Akita, Japan
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (259mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Akita, Japan

Average snowfall days in May - Akita, Japan
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (20.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Akita, Japan

Average sea temperature in May - Akita, Japan
  • Average sea temperature in May: 13.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (9°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Akita, Japan

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Akita, Japan
  • Average daylight in May: 14.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 1.4h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Akita, Japan

Average sunshine days in May - Akita, Japan
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (14.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (1.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Akita, Japan

Average UV index in May - Akita, Japan
  • Average UV index in May: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Akita, Japan

Average cloud cover in May - Akita, Japan
  • Average cloud cover in May: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 86).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in May
Akita, Japan

Average visibility in May - Akita, Japan
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are September and October (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (7km).

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