May weather forecast and climate
Nuiqsut, AK

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Nuiqsut, is a subzero cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between 30.7°F (-0.7°C) and 21.2°F (-6°C).

Temperature

In Nuiqsut, Alaska, the average high-temperature increases considerably, from an extreme cold 13.3°F (-10.4°C) in April, to a subzero cold 30.7°F (-0.7°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 21.2°F (-6°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 91%.

Rainfall

In Nuiqsut, in May, it is raining for 5.3 days, with typically 0.28" (7mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Nuiqsut, there are 56 rainfall days, and 5.75" (146mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall in Nuiqsut. In Nuiqsut, during May, snow falls for 9.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.22" (31mm) of snow. In Nuiqsut, Alaska, during the entire year, snow falls for 124.7 days, and aggregates up to 17.99" (457mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Nuiqsut, the average length of the day in May is 22.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Nuiqsut is 2.7h.

UV index

February, March, May, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Nuiqsut, Alaska. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 temperature in May in Nuiqsut?

In Nuiqsut, Alaska, in May, the average high-temperature is 30.7°F (-0.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 21.2°F (-6°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Nuiqsut?

In May, the average relative humidity in Nuiqsut, Alaska, is 91%.

How much does it rain in Nuiqsut in May?

In May, in Nuiqsut, Alaska, the rain falls for 5.3 days. Throughout May, 0.28" (7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in May in Nuiqsut?

In Nuiqsut, in May, snow falls for 9.2 days, with typically accumulated 1.22" (31mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Nuiqsut have in May?

In Nuiqsut, the average length of the day in May is 22.6h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Nuiqsut?

The average sunshine in May in Nuiqsut is 2.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Nuiqsut?

February, March, May, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in May in Nuiqsut?

In Nuiqsut, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Nuiqsut, AK

Average temperature in May - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 30.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (55.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-7.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 21.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (42.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-16.8°F).

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Average pressure in May
Nuiqsut, AK

Average pressure in May - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average pressure in May: 30.06"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.08").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.84").

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Average wind speed in May
Nuiqsut, AK

Average wind speed in May - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (10.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (8.9mph).

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Average humidity in May
Nuiqsut, AK

Average humidity in May - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average humidity in May: 91%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Nuiqsut, AK

Average rainfall in May - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.18").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in May
Nuiqsut, AK

Average rainfall days in May - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 5.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (13 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.7 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Nuiqsut, AK

Average snowfall in May - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average snowfall in May: 1.22"

The month with the highest snowfall is October (3.19").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Nuiqsut, AK

Average snowfall days in May - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average snowfall days in May: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (17.5 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0.2 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average daylight in May: 22.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 2.7h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.3h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Nuiqsut, AK

Average sunshine days in May - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (21.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (11.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Nuiqsut, AK

Average UV index in May - Nuiqsut, AK
  • Average UV index in May: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are February, March, May, September, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Nuiqsut, AK

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

Months with the most cloud cover are November and December (Cloud cover 75).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 44).

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Average visibility in May
Nuiqsut, AK

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

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

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