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

May weather forecast and climate
Metlakatla, AK

May, the last month of the spring, in Metlakatla, is a moderate month, with average temperature varying between 44.1°F (6.7°C) and 56.3°F (13.5°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a cool 50.2°F (10.1°C) in April, to a moderate 56.3°F (13.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Metlakatla, is 44.1°F (6.7°C).

Rainfall

In Metlakatla, in May, it is raining for 15.9 days, with typically 5.6" (141.2mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Metlakatla, Alaska, during the entire year, the rain falls for 231 days and collects up to 101.6" (2580.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Metlakatla. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Metlakatla aggregates 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Metlakatla, there are 23.9 snowfall days, and 33.6" (853.4mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Metlakatla, the average water temperature is 48°F (8.9°C).
Note: Swimming in 48°F (8.9°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

In Metlakatla, the average length of the day in May is 16.2h.

What is the temperature in May in Metlakatla?

In Metlakatla, Alaska, in May, the average high-temperature is 56.3°F (13.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 44.1°F (6.7°C).

How much does it rain in Metlakatla in May?

In Metlakatla, during May, the rain falls for 15.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.6" (141.2mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Metlakatla?

May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Metlakatla aggregates 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Metlakatla?

In May, the average ocean temperature is 48°F (8.9°C). Swimming in 48°F (8.9°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Metlakatla is 16.2h.
Average temperature in May - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 56.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (64.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (41.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 44°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (53.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.4°F).

Average rainfall in May - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 5.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (13.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (4.6").

Average rainfall days in May - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are October and November (23.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (14.9 days).

Average snowfall in May - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (7.8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average sea temperature in May: 48.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (55.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (42.5°F).

Average daylight in May - Metlakatla, AK
  • Average daylight in May: 16.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.3h).