May weather forecast and climate
Craig, AK

The magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges
The magnificent island city of Craig in Alaska, with the surrounding forestry and hilly ranges

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a fresh month in Craig, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between 52.2°F (11.2°C) and 41.7°F (5.4°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a chilly 45.1°F (7.3°C) in April, to a fresh 52.2°F (11.2°C). In Craig, Alaska, in May, the average low-temperature is 41.7°F (5.4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 84%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is May when the rain falls for 18 days and typically collects 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Craig are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.4 snowfall days, Craig aggregates 1.77" (45mm) of snow. In Craig, during the entire year, snow falls for 89.4 days, and aggregates up to 107.56" (2732mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Craig, the average seawater 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

May has the most sunshine of the year in Craig, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Craig is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Craig?

In May, in Craig, the average high-temperature is 52.2°F (11.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 41.7°F (5.4°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Craig?

In May, the average relative humidity in Craig is 84%.

How much does it rain in Craig in May?

In Craig, during May, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Craig?

The month with the least rainfall in Craig, Alaska, is May when the rain falls for 18 days and typically collects 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Craig?

May is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.4 snowfall days, in May, Craig aggregates 1.77" (45mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in May in Craig?

In Craig, in May, the average water temperature is 47.5°F (8.6°C). Swimming in 47.5°F (8.6°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Craig have in May?

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

What month has the most sunshine in Craig?

The month with the most sunshine in Craig is May, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Craig?

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Craig?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Craig, Alaska, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Craig, AK

Average temperature in May - Craig, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 52.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (59.5°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and December (38.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 41.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (51.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (31.8°F).

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Average pressure in May
Craig, AK

Average pressure in May - Craig, AK
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30.06").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.76").

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Average wind speed in May
Craig, AK

Average wind speed in May - Craig, AK
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.6mph).

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Average humidity in May
Craig, AK

Average humidity in May - Craig, AK
  • Average humidity in May: 84%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and August (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (82%).

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Average rainfall in May
Craig, AK

Average rainfall in May - Craig, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.68"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (8.54").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (2.68").

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Average rainfall days in May
Craig, AK

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 (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Craig, AK

Average snowfall in May - Craig, AK
  • Average snowfall in May: 1.77"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (23.39").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Craig, AK

Average snowfall days in May - Craig, AK
  • Average snowfall days in May: 1.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (17.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Craig, AK

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).

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

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.6h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Craig, AK

Average sunshine days in May - Craig, AK
  • Average sunshine days in May: 10.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (10.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (4.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Craig, AK

Average UV index in May - Craig, AK
  • Average UV index in May: 3

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Craig, AK

Average cloud cover in May - Craig, AK
  • Average cloud cover in May: 64

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 73).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 60).

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Average visibility in May
Craig, AK

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

Months with the highest visibility are February and October (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is August (4mi).

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