May weather forecast
Östersund, Sweden

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Weather in May

May indicates the onset of mild weather in the city with temperatures escalating from 3.4°C (38.1°F) to 11.8°C (53.2°F). The increase in temperature is accompanied by a surge in rainfall with what can be expected to be 38mm (1.5") of precipitation. Generously long daylight hours combined with warmer temperatures provide the perfect setting for outdoor activities. As the days grow warmer, the city begins to shed its winter vibe and embraces the colors of spring. Despite the frequent showers, the weather conditions favor exploring the city and its surrounding countryside in all its spring glory.

Temperature

The arrival of May in Östersund, Sweden, brings a temperature shift, with the average high-temperature escalating from an icy 4.6°C (40.3°F) in April to a cool 11.8°C (53.2°F). Throughout May nights, Östersund registers an average low-temperature of 3.4°C (38.1°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May in Östersund is 68%.

Rainfall

In Östersund, in May, it is raining for 13.8 days, with typically 38mm (1.5") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Östersund, there are 122.4 rainfall days, and 377mm (14.84") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 4.4 snowfall days, in May, Östersund aggregates 62mm (2.44") of snow. In Östersund, Sweden, during the entire year, snow falls for 97.8 days and aggregates up to 978mm (38.5") of snow.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 18h and 8min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 04:38 and sunset at 21:18. On the last day of May, in Östersund, sunrise is at 03:12 and sunset at 22:45 CEST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.7h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: A typical high UV index of 3 in May suggests the following recommendations:
Prioritize safety - Recommendations to avert sunburn are shared. To prevent harmful UV exposure, minimize direct contact with the Sun around midday. Using UVA and UVB-protective sunglasses and sun-protective clothing is effective against UV radiation. Heed this! Snow reflection can almost augment the UV radiation of the sun by double.
Updated: Feb 2, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Östersund in May?

In Östersund, 11.8°C (53.2°F) is the average high-temperature and 3.4°C (38.1°F) is the average low-temperature during May.

What is the average humidity in May in Östersund?

In May, the average relative humidity in Östersund, Sweden, is 68%.

How much does it rain in Östersund in May?

In May, in Östersund, Sweden, the rain falls for 13.8 days. Throughout May, 38mm (1.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Östersund?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Östersund, Sweden. During 4.4 snowfall days, in May, Östersund aggregates 62mm (2.44") of snow.

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

In May, the average day length in Östersund, Sweden, is 18h and 8min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Östersund?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 04:38 and sunset at 21:18. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 03:12 and sunset at 22:45 CEST.

How many hours of sunshine does Östersund have in May?

In Östersund, the average sunshine duration in May is 9.7h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Östersund?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Östersund, Sweden, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average rainfall days
Average snowfall days
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Average sunshine
Average sunshine days
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Average cloud cover
Average visibility

Average temperature in May
Östersund, Sweden

Average temperature in May - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average high temperature in May: 11.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (18.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-4.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 3.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-9.6°C).

Average pressure in May
Östersund, Sweden

Average pressure in May - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average pressure in May: 1014.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1014.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1005.8mbar).

Average wind speed in May
Östersund, Sweden

Average wind speed in May - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average wind speed in May: 13.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (14.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (11.6km/h).

Average humidity in May
Östersund, Sweden

Average humidity in May - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average humidity in May: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (67%).

Average rainfall in May
Östersund, Sweden

Average rainfall in May - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average rainfall in May: 38mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (50mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (18mm).

Average rainfall days in May
Östersund, Sweden

Average rainfall days in May - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

Average snowfall in May
Östersund, Sweden

Average snowfall in May - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average snowfall in May: 62mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (192mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May
Östersund, Sweden

Average snowfall days in May - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average snowfall days in May: 4.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Östersund, Sweden

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average daylight in May: 18h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 20h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in May
Östersund, Sweden

Average sunshine days in May - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (15.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (11.4 days).

Average UV index in May
Östersund, Sweden

Average UV index in May - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average UV index in May: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in May
Östersund, Sweden

Average cloud cover in May - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average cloud cover in May: 49

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 62).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 45).

Average visibility in May
Östersund, Sweden

Average visibility in May - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

The month with the highest visibility is June (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (7km).

Östersund, Sweden

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