May weather forecast and climate
Selawik, AK

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Selawik, is a frosty month, with average temperature varying between 43.9°F (6.6°C) and 32.5°F (0.3°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature significantly increases, from a subzero cold 25.2°F (-3.8°C) in April, to a frosty 43.9°F (6.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Selawik, is 32.5°F (0.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Selawik is 76%.

Rainfall

In Selawik, it is raining for 9.8 days, with typically 0.75" (19mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 85.8 rainfall days, and 12.91" (328mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 5.3 snowfall days, Selawik aggregates 0.94" (24mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 90.6 snowfall days, and 33.58" (853mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Selawik, the average length of the day in May is 19.8h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 5.3h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Selawik is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Selawik?

In May, in Selawik, the average high-temperature is 43.9°F (6.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 32.5°F (0.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Selawik?

The average relative humidity in May in Selawik is 76%.

How much does it rain in Selawik in May?

In Selawik, Alaska, in May, it is raining for 9.8 days, with typically 0.75" (19mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Selawik?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Selawik, Alaska. During 5.3 snowfall days, in May, Selawik aggregates 0.94" (24mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Selawik have in May?

In Selawik, Alaska, the average length of the day in May is 19.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Selawik have in May?

In Selawik, the average sunshine in May is 5.3h.

How high is the UV index in May in Selawik?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Selawik, AK

Average temperature in May - Selawik, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 43.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (62.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (0.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 32.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Selawik, AK

Average pressure in May - Selawik, AK
  • Average pressure in May: 29.95"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (29.96").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.78").

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Average wind speed in May
Selawik, AK

Average wind speed in May - Selawik, AK
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (8.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (7.1mph).

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Average humidity in May
Selawik, AK

Average humidity in May - Selawik, AK
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and March (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (63%).

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Average rainfall in May
Selawik, AK

Average rainfall in May - Selawik, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.75"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.93").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in May
Selawik, AK

Average rainfall days in May - Selawik, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Selawik, AK

Average snowfall in May - Selawik, AK
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.94"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.91").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Selawik, AK

Average snowfall days in May - Selawik, AK
  • Average snowfall days in May: 5.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (14.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Selawik, AK
  • Average daylight in May: 19.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 23.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 2.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 5.3h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 0.5h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Selawik, AK

Average sunshine days in May - Selawik, AK
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (12.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Selawik, AK

Average UV index in May - Selawik, AK
  • Average UV index in May: 3

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Selawik, AK

Average cloud cover in May - Selawik, AK
  • Average cloud cover in May: 54

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 61).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 42).

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Average visibility in May
Selawik, AK

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

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

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