May weather forecast
Bettles, AK

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Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Bettles, is a cool month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 50.2°F (10.1°C) and 33.1°F (0.6°C).

Temperature

May is marked by a distinct increase in the average high-temperature, climbing from a freezing cold 28.8°F (-1.8°C) in April to a cool 50.2°F (10.1°C). In May, the nighttime temperature lowers to an average of 33.1°F (0.6°C).

Humidity

In Bettles, the average relative humidity in May is 72%.

Rainfall

In Bettles, during May, the rain falls for 8.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation. In Bettles, during the entire year, the rain falls for 76.6 days and collects up to 9.72" (247mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 4.3 snowfall days, in May, Bettles aggregates 0.79" (20mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 88.7 snowfall days, and 35.59" (904mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

May has the longest days of the year, with an average of 20h and 0min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:09 am and sunset at 10:56 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 2:31 am and sunset at 1:35 am AKDT.

Sunshine

In Bettles, the average sunshine in May is 8.3h.

UV index

May through July, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the maximum UV index of 4 suggests this advice:
Ensure safety - Imperative it is to shield skin and eyes from damage. Avoid the Sun's strongest UV rays by seeking shade and limiting exposure during midday. For holistic sun protection encompassing the eyes, ears, face, and neck, a wide-brim hat is key. Consider carefully! The reflective quality of snow can almost double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
Updated: Jun 11, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
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Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Bettles in May?

In Bettles, 50.2°F (10.1°C) is the average high-temperature and 33.1°F (0.6°C) is the average low-temperature during May.

What is the average humidity in May in Bettles?

The average relative humidity in May is 72%.

How much does it rain in May?

In Bettles, in May, it is raining for 8.3 days, with typically 0.51" (13mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows?

May is the last month it regularly snows. During 4.3 snowfall days, in May, Bettles aggregates 0.79" (20mm) of snow.

When are the longest days?

With an average of 20h and 0min of daylight, May has the longest days of the year in Bettles.

How many hours of daylight does Bettles have in May?

In Bettles, the average day length in May is 20h and 1min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:09 am and sunset at 10:56 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 2:31 am and sunset at 1:35 am AKDT.

How long on average sun shines in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration is 8.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index?

The months with the highest UV index are May through July, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Bettles?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Bettles, AK

Average temperature in May - Bettles, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 50.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (68.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-2.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 33.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (49.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-13.5°F).

Average pressure in May
Bettles, AK

Average pressure in May - Bettles, AK
  • Average pressure in May: 29.94"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (30.01"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.8"Hg).

Average wind speed in May
Bettles, AK

Average wind speed in May - Bettles, AK
  • Average wind speed in May: 5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are June and July (5.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (4.1mph).

Average humidity in May
Bettles, AK

Average humidity in May - Bettles, AK
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is April (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (52%).

Average rainfall in May
Bettles, AK

Average rainfall in May - Bettles, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.51"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.5").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.39").

Average rainfall days in May
Bettles, AK

Average rainfall days in May - Bettles, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (14.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (1.3 days).

Average snowfall in May
Bettles, AK

Average snowfall in May - Bettles, AK
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.79"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (6.54").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in May
Bettles, AK

Average snowfall days in May - Bettles, AK
  • Average snowfall days in May: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (13.4 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0 days).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Bettles, AK

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bettles, AK
  • Average daylight in May: 20h and 0min

The month with the longest days is May (Average daylight: 20h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 0h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 0h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in May
Bettles, AK

Average sunshine days in May - Bettles, AK
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (14.2 days).

Average UV index in May
Bettles, AK

Average UV index in May - Bettles, AK
  • Average UV index in May: 4

The months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, March, April, September, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in May
Bettles, AK

Average cloud cover in May - Bettles, AK
  • Average cloud cover in May: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 36).

Average visibility in May
Bettles, AK

Average visibility in May - Bettles, AK
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are June, July, August and September (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is April (3mi).

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