Narvik
Norway
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Narvik, Norway

May, the last month of the spring, in Narvik, is a frosty month, with average temperature varying between 9°C (48.2°F) and 3°C (37.4°F).

Temperature

In Narvik, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a wintry 5°C (41°F) in April, to a frosty 9°C (48.2°F). In May, in Narvik, the average low-temperature is 3°C (37.4°F).

Rainfall

May is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 9.2 days and accumulates 40mm (1.6") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Narvik, the average water temperature is 6.3°C (43.3°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Narvik, the average length of the day in May is 21.3h.

Sunshine

May and June, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Narvik.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Narvik?

In May, in Narvik, Norway, the average high-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 3°C (37.4°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Narvik?

In Narvik, in May, it is raining for 9.2 days, with typically 40mm (1.6") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Narvik?

The month with the least rainfall is May when the rain falls for 9.2 days and typically collects 40mm (1.6") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in May in Narvik?

In Narvik, Norway, in May, the average water temperature is 6.3°C (43.3°F). Swimming in 6.3°C (43.3°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Narvik have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Narvik, Norway, is 21.3h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Narvik?

May and June, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Narvik.

How long on average sun shines in May in Narvik?

In Narvik, the average sunshine in May is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Narvik?

In Narvik, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Narvik, Norway
  • Average high temperature in May: 9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (18°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (-2°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (11°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-7°C).

Average rainfall in May - Narvik, Norway
  • Average rainfall in May: 40mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (110mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (40mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Narvik, Norway
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (15.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is March (8.8 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Narvik, Norway
  • Average sea temperature in May: 6.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (12.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (3.3°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Narvik, Norway
  • Average daylight in May: 21.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 0).

Average UV index in May - Narvik, Norway
  • Average UV index in May: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October, November and December (UV index 0).