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

May weather forecast and climate
Skagway, AK

A scenic shot of the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad heading to Skagway in Alaska
A scenic shot of the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad heading to Skagway in Alaska
May sees the lovely spring season in Skagway with green shoots over the landscape as the skies clear and the temperatures scale up. The average range is in the mild 41°F (5°C) to warm 59°F (15°C) range as the dry season brings only 1.3" (33mm) of rainfall in May.
Skagway port is free of ice by late spring, and numerous cruises and ferries are in action with the onset of the warm weather. The 14 hours of daylight provides mostly clear skies and long-range visibility useful for both, waterways and roadways.
It is prudent to bring warm clothes, as Skagway conditions are temperate even during the warmest days.

What is the temperature in May in Skagway?

In May, in Skagway, Alaska, the average high-temperature is 58.6°F (14.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 40.1°F (4.5°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Skagway?

In Skagway, in May, during 8 rainfall days, 1.3" (33mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Skagway?

May is the last month it regularly snows. Throughout May, Skagway aggregates 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow.

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

In Skagway, Alaska, the average length of the day in May is 17.1h.
Average temperature in May - Skagway, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 58.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (66.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 40.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.3°F).

Average rainfall in May - Skagway, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (4.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (1.1").

Average rainfall days in May - Skagway, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (18 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April, May and June (8 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (14.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average daylight in May - Skagway, AK
  • Average daylight in May: 17.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.2h).