May weather forecast
Kodiak, AK

Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska
Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a frosty month in Kodiak, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average low of 41.5°F (5.3°C) and an average high of 45.3°F (7.4°C).

Temperature

In Kodiak, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases from a wintry 39.7°F (4.3°C) in April to a chilly 45.3°F (7.4°C). In Kodiak, Alaska, the average low-temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C).

Humidity

In Kodiak, the average relative humidity in May is 83%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 15.3 days. Throughout May, 2.72" (69mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Kodiak, during the entire year, the rain falls for 171.2 days and collects up to 37.32" (948mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.6 snowfall days, Kodiak aggregates 0.08" (2mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Kodiak, there are 35.1 snowfall days, and 13.74" (349mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Kodiak, the average seawater temperature in May is 43.7°F (6.5°C).
Note: Swimming in 43.7°F (6.5°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

The average length of the day in May in Kodiak is 16h and 43min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:16 am and sunset at 9:56 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 5:18 am and sunset at 10:56 pm AKDT.

Sunshine

In Kodiak, the average sunshine in May is 6.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Kodiak is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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. 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 average humidity in May in Kodiak?

In May, the average relative humidity is 83%.

How many days does it rain in May in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, during May, the rain falls for 15.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.72" (69mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Kodiak?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Kodiak, Alaska. During 0.6 snowfall days, in May, Kodiak aggregates 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, the average seawater temperature in May is 43.7°F (6.5°C). Swimming in 43.7°F (6.5°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 Kodiak have in May?

In May, the average day length in Kodiak, Alaska, is 16h and 43min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Kodiak?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:16 am and sunset at 9:56 pm. On the last day of the month, in Kodiak, sunrise is at 5:18 am and sunset at 10:56 pm AKDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Kodiak have in May?

In Kodiak, Alaska, the average sunshine duration in May is 6.9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Kodiak?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Kodiak, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Kodiak, AK

Average temperature in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 45.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (57.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 41.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (50.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (30.6°F).

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Average pressure in May
Kodiak, AK

Average pressure in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average pressure in May: 29.89"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.98"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (29.55"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Kodiak, AK

Average wind speed in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average wind speed in May: 10.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (14.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Kodiak, AK

Average humidity in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average humidity in May: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (86%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March and November (80%).

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Average rainfall in May
Kodiak, AK

Average rainfall in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.72"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (4.53").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (1.85").

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Average rainfall days in May
Kodiak, AK

Average rainfall days in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (10.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Kodiak, AK

Average snowfall in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.08"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.15").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Kodiak, AK

Average snowfall days in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (8.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Kodiak, AK

Average sea temperature in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sea temperature in May: 43.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (53.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39.5°F).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average daylight in May: 16h and 43min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 39min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8h and 18min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 2h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Kodiak, AK

Average sunshine days in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (14.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Kodiak, AK

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

The months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 3).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Kodiak, AK

Average cloud cover in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average cloud cover in May: 62

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 52).

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Average visibility in May
Kodiak, AK

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

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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