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

May weather forecast and climate
Deadhorse, AK

The last month of the spring, May, is a freezing cold month in Deadhorse, Alaska, with average temperature varying between 27°F (-2.8°C) and 16.2°F (-8.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature significantly increases, from an extreme cold 7°F (-13.9°C) in April, to a subzero cold 27°F (-2.8°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 16.2°F (-8.8°C).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Deadhorse is May when the rain falls for 4 days and typically collects 0.1" (2mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall. Throughout May, 2.2" (56.1mm) of snow is accumulated. In Deadhorse, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 23.7" (602.8mm).

Ocean temperature

January through May, November and December, with an average ocean temperature of 28.4°F (-2°C), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In Deadhorse, the average length of the day in May is 22.6h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are May and June, with an average of 11h of sunshine.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Deadhorse is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Deadhorse?

In May, in Deadhorse, Alaska, the average high-temperature is 27°F (-2.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 16.2°F (-8.8°C).

How much does it rain in Deadhorse in May?

In Deadhorse, Alaska, during May, the rain falls for 4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.1" (2mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Deadhorse?

May is the month with the least rainfall in Deadhorse. Rain falls for 4 days and accumulates 0.1" (2mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Deadhorse in May?

Throughout May, 2.2" (56.1mm) of snow is accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest ocean in Deadhorse?

Through, May, November and December, with an average ocean temperature of 28.4°F (-2°C).

What is the ocean temperature in May in Deadhorse?

In May, the average ocean temperature is 28.4°F (-2°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Deadhorse have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Deadhorse is 22.6h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Deadhorse?

May and June, with an average of 11h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Deadhorse.

How long on average sun shines in May in Deadhorse?

The average sunshine in May is 11h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Deadhorse?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Deadhorse is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 27°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (54°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-13°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (38.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-23.6°F).

Average rainfall in May - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February, March, April, May and November (0.1").

Average rainfall days in May - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, March, April and May (4 days).

Average snowfall in May - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average snowfall in May: 2.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is October (8.1").
The month with the lowest snowfall is July (0").

Average sea temperature in May - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (36°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, November and December (28°F).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Deadhorse, AK
  • Average daylight in May: 22.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 0).

Average UV index in May - Deadhorse, AK
  • 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).