Craig
Alaska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Craig, AK

A stunning aerial panorama of the magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges
A stunning aerial panorama of the magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges
The last month of the spring, May, is a cool month in Craig, Alaska, with average temperature varying between 41.5°F (5.3°C) and 55°F (12.8°C).

Temperature

In Craig, Alaska, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from a frosty 49.3°F (9.6°C) in April, to a fresh 55°F (12.8°C). In Craig, in May, the average low-temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C).

Rainfall

In Craig, during May, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.4" (136.7mm) of precipitation. In Craig, Alaska, during the entire year, the rain falls for 233 days and collects up to 97" (2464.4mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Craig snow does not fall through October.

Ocean temperature

In May, the average ocean temperature is 47.5°F (8.6°C).
Note: Swimming in 47.5°F (8.6°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 16.3h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in Craig are May and June, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Craig is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 May in Craig?

In May, in Craig, the average high-temperature is 55°F (12.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C).

How much does it rain in Craig in May?

In Craig, Alaska, in May, it is raining for 18 days, with typically 5.4" (136.7mm) of accumulated precipitation.

Does it snow in Craig in May?

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

When it does not snow in Craig?

In Craig, Alaska, snow does not fall in May through October.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Craig?

In Craig, Alaska, in May, the average water temperature is 47.5°F (8.6°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), 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 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

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

In Craig, Alaska, the average length of the day in May is 16.3h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Craig?

May and June, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Craig, Alaska.

How many hours of sunshine does Craig have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Craig, Alaska, is 6h.

How high is the UV index in May in Craig?

In Craig, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Craig, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 55°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (63.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 41.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (51.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.6°F).

Average rainfall in May - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 5.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (13.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (3.1").

Average rainfall days in May - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (23 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (15 days).

Average snowfall in May - Craig, AK
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average sea temperature in May - Craig, AK
  • Average sea temperature in May: 47.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (56.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (42.8°F).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Craig, AK
  • Average daylight in May: 16.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).