May weather forecast and climate
Hughes, AK

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a frosty month in Hughes, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average high of 49.8°F (9.9°C) and an average low of 33.4°F (0.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases considerably, from a subzero cold 27.9°F (-2.3°C) in April, to a frosty 49.8°F (9.9°C). In Hughes, in May, the average low-temperature is 33.4°F (0.8°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Hughes is 74%.

Rainfall

In Hughes, Alaska, during 12.2 rainfall days, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Hughes, there are 80.4 rainfall days, and 13.43" (341mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall. In May, it is snowing for 6.6 days. Throughout May, 2.09" (53mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 113.1 snowfall days, and 53.5" (1359mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Hughes is 19.5h.

Sunshine

In Hughes, Alaska, the average sunshine in May is 7.4h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Hughes, Alaska, are May through July, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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. 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 Hughes?

In Hughes, in May, the average high-temperature is 49.8°F (9.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 33.4°F (0.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Hughes?

The average relative humidity in May in Hughes is 74%.

How many days does it rain in May in Hughes?

In May, the rain falls for 12.2 days. Throughout May, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in May in Hughes?

In May, in Hughes, it is snowing for 6.6 days. Throughout May, 2.09" (53mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Hughes is 19.5h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Hughes?

In May, the average sunshine in Hughes, Alaska, is 7.4h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Hughes?

May through July, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the highest UV index in Hughes.

What is the UV index reading in May in Hughes?

In Hughes, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Hughes, AK

Average temperature in May - Hughes, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 49.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (66.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 33.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (47.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-13.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Hughes, AK

Average pressure in May - Hughes, AK
  • Average pressure in May: 29.92"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (29.98").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.78").

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Average wind speed in May
Hughes, AK

Average wind speed in May - Hughes, AK
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (5.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are August and September (5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Hughes, AK

Average humidity in May - Hughes, AK
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, March and April (96%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (57%).

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Average rainfall in May
Hughes, AK

Average rainfall in May - Hughes, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.14"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.85").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.51").

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Average rainfall days in May
Hughes, AK

Average rainfall days in May - Hughes, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (0.2 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Hughes, AK

Average snowfall in May - Hughes, AK
  • Average snowfall in May: 2.09"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (8.54").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Hughes, AK

Average snowfall days in May - Hughes, AK
  • Average snowfall days in May: 6.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is April (17.9 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Hughes, AK
  • Average daylight in May: 19.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 23.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 3.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7.4h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 0.5h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Hughes, AK

Average sunshine days in May - Hughes, AK
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (10.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Hughes, AK

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Hughes, AK

Average cloud cover in May - Hughes, AK
  • Average cloud cover in May: 59

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 78).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 46).

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Average visibility in May
Hughes, AK

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

Months with the highest visibility are June and July (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and April (2mi).

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