Denali National Park and Preserve
Alaska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Denali National Park and Preserve, AK

Wonder Lake in Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska
Wonder Lake in Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska
May, the last month of the spring, in Denali National Park and Preserve, is a chilly month, with average temperature ranging between min 23°F (-5°C) and max 42.8°F (6°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature soars, from a subzero cold 28.4°F (-2°C) in April, to a frosty 42.8°F (6°C). In Denali National Park and Preserve, in May, the average low-temperature is 23°F (-5°C).

Rainfall

In Denali National Park and Preserve, during May, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.7" (18mm) of precipitation. In Denali National Park and Preserve, during the entire year, the rain falls for 145 days and collects up to 16.9" (428mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Denali National Park and Preserve is 18.2h.

Sunshine

May and June, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in May in Denali National Park and Preserve?

In Denali National Park and Preserve, in May, the average high-temperature is 42.8°F (6°C), and the average low-temperature is 23°F (-5°C).

How much does it rain in Denali National Park and Preserve in May?

In Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, in May, during 10 rainfall days, 0.7" (18mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in May in Denali National Park and Preserve?

In May, the average length of the day in Denali National Park and Preserve is 18.2h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Denali National Park and Preserve?

Months with the most sunshine in Denali National Park and Preserve are May and June, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Denali National Park and Preserve have in May?

In Denali National Park and Preserve, the average sunshine in May is 9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Denali National Park and Preserve?

In Denali National Park and Preserve, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 43°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (57°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (39°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-13°F).

Average rainfall in May - Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are April and May (0.7").

Average rainfall days in May - Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (8 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
  • Average daylight in May: 18.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 20.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 2).

Average UV index in May - Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
  • Average UV index in May: 4

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