May weather forecast and climate
Shageluk, AK

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a fresh month in Shageluk, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average high of 52.7°F (11.5°C) and an average low of 36.5°F (2.5°C).

Temperature

In Shageluk, the average high-temperature significantly increases, from a wintry 33.1°F (0.6°C) in April, to a cool 52.7°F (11.5°C). In Shageluk, in May, the average low-temperature is 36.5°F (2.5°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 70%.

Rainfall

In Shageluk, Alaska, it is raining for 13.1 days, with typically 1.18" (30mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Shageluk, there are 122.8 rainfall days, and 17.44" (443mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Shageluk, Alaska, are January through May, September through December. May is the last month it regularly snows in Shageluk, Alaska. During 4.2 snowfall days, Shageluk aggregates 0.59" (15mm) of snow. In Shageluk, during the entire year, snow falls for 111.6 days, and aggregates up to 51.93" (1319mm) of snow.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Shageluk is 18h.

Sunshine

In Shageluk, Alaska, the average sunshine is 8.3h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Shageluk are May through July, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Shageluk?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Shageluk, Alaska, is 52.7°F (11.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 36.5°F (2.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Shageluk?

The average relative humidity in May in Shageluk, Alaska, is 70%.

How many days does it rain in May in Shageluk?

In Shageluk, in May, during 13.1 rainfall days, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Shageluk?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Shageluk. During 4.2 snowfall days, in May, Shageluk aggregates 0.59" (15mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Shageluk have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Shageluk is 18h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Shageluk?

The average sunshine in May in Shageluk is 8.3h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Shageluk?

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Shageluk?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Shageluk is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Shageluk, AK

Average temperature in May - Shageluk, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 52.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (64.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (6.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 36.5°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 (-3.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Shageluk, AK

Average pressure in May - Shageluk, AK
  • Average pressure in May: 29.9"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.91").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (29.7").

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Average wind speed in May
Shageluk, AK

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (6.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.1mph).

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Average humidity in May
Shageluk, AK

Average humidity in May - Shageluk, AK
  • Average humidity in May: 70%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February, March and December (95%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (63%).

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Average rainfall in May
Shageluk, AK

Average rainfall in May - Shageluk, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.18"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.28").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in May
Shageluk, AK

Average rainfall days in May - Shageluk, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (20.8 days).
Months with the least rainy days are February and December (3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Shageluk, AK

Average snowfall in May - Shageluk, AK
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.59"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (10.24").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Shageluk, AK

Average snowfall days in May - Shageluk, AK
  • Average snowfall days in May: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (18.4 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
Shageluk, AK

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Shageluk, AK
  • Average daylight in May: 18h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 8.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Shageluk, AK

Average sunshine days in May - Shageluk, AK
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (16.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (8.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Shageluk, AK

Average UV index in May - Shageluk, 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, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Shageluk, AK

Average cloud cover in May - Shageluk, AK
  • Average cloud cover in May: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 71).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 48).

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Average visibility in May
Shageluk, AK

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

Months with the highest visibility are May and June (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are February, March, April and December (3mi).

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