May weather forecast and climate
Gambell, AK

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a wintry month in Gambell, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average low of 29.1°F (-1.6°C) and an average high of 32.7°F (0.4°C).

Temperature

In Gambell, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a subzero cold 24.6°F (-4.1°C) in April, to a cold 32.7°F (0.4°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 29.1°F (-1.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Gambell is 89%.

Rainfall

In Gambell, it is raining for 10.1 days, with typically 1.06" (27mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Gambell, during the entire year, the rain falls for 104 days and collects up to 17.64" (448mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, September through December are months with snowfall. In May, in Gambell, it is snowing for 7.4 days. Throughout May, 1.5" (38mm) of snow is accumulated. In Gambell, during the entire year, snow falls for 84.3 days, and aggregates up to 16.5" (419mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Gambell, the average length of the day in May is 18.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Gambell is 4.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Gambell is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Gambell?

In Gambell, in May, the average high-temperature is 32.7°F (0.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 29.1°F (-1.6°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Gambell?

In May, the average relative humidity is 89%.

How much does it rain in Gambell in May?

In Gambell, in May, during 10.1 rainfall days, 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in May in Gambell?

In Gambell, Alaska, in May, during 7.4 snowfall days, 1.5" (38mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Gambell, Alaska, is 18.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Gambell have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 4.2h.

How high is the UV index in May in Gambell?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Gambell, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Gambell, AK

Average temperature in May - Gambell, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 32.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (49.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (13.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 29.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (46.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (6.6°F).

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Average pressure in May
Gambell, AK

Average pressure in May - Gambell, AK
  • Average pressure in May: 29.94"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (29.94").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (29.69").

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Average wind speed in May
Gambell, AK

Average wind speed in May - Gambell, AK
  • Average wind speed in May: 13.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (23.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (12.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Gambell, AK

Average humidity in May - Gambell, AK
  • Average humidity in May: 89%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and March (92%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (79%).

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Average rainfall in May
Gambell, AK

Average rainfall in May - Gambell, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.06"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.09").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in May
Gambell, AK

Average rainfall days in May - Gambell, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Gambell, AK

Average snowfall in May - Gambell, AK
  • Average snowfall in May: 1.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is April (2.76").
Months with the least snowfall are July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Gambell, AK

Average snowfall days in May - Gambell, AK
  • Average snowfall days in May: 7.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (12.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Gambell, AK
  • Average daylight in May: 18.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 20.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 4.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 5.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 0.6h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Gambell, AK

Average sunshine days in May - Gambell, AK
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (15.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (5.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Gambell, AK

Average UV index in May - Gambell, AK
  • Average UV index in May: 2

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, April, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Gambell, AK

Average cloud cover in May - Gambell, AK
  • Average cloud cover in May: 67

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 84).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 57).

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Average visibility in May
Gambell, AK

Average visibility in May - Gambell, AK
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August and September (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are February and December (4mi).

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