May weather forecast and climate
Soldotna, AK

A beautiful panorama of the river and road network in Soldotna, Alaska
A beautiful panorama of the river and road network in Soldotna, Alaska

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a cool month in Soldotna, Alaska, with average temperature varying between 40.8°F (4.9°C) and 55°F (12.8°C).

Temperature

In Soldotna, the average high-temperature increases, from a wintry 41.7°F (5.4°C) in April, to a fresh 55°F (12.8°C). In Soldotna, Alaska, in May, the average low-temperature is 40.8°F (4.9°C).

Humidity

May is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 65%.

Rainfall

In Soldotna, in May, during 14.3 rainfall days, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Soldotna, Alaska, there are 158.2 rainfall days, and 21.93" (557mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Soldotna are January through May, September through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.5 snowfall days, in May, Soldotna aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow. In Soldotna, during the entire year, snow falls for 74.6 days, and aggregates up to 37.32" (948mm) of snow.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Soldotna is 17.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.4h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the 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 sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Soldotna?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 55°F (12.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 40.8°F (4.9°C).

What is the least humid month in Soldotna?

The least humid month in Soldotna, Alaska, is May, with an average relative humidity of 65%.

What is the average humidity in May in Soldotna?

In May, the average relative humidity is 65%.

How many days does it rain in May in Soldotna?

In May, in Soldotna, Alaska, the rain falls for 14.3 days. Throughout May, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Soldotna?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Soldotna, Alaska. During 0.5 snowfall days, in May, Soldotna aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Soldotna have in May?

In Soldotna, the average length of the day in May is 17.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Soldotna have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Soldotna is 9.4h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Soldotna?

In Soldotna, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Soldotna, AK

Average temperature in May - Soldotna, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 55°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (65.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 40.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.8°F).

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Average pressure in May
Soldotna, AK

Average pressure in May - Soldotna, AK
  • Average pressure in May: 29.92"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.96").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are November and December (29.64").

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Average wind speed in May
Soldotna, AK

Average wind speed in May - Soldotna, AK
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are November and December (7.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Soldotna, AK

Average humidity in May - Soldotna, AK
  • Average humidity in May: 65%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and March (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (65%).

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Average rainfall in May
Soldotna, AK

Average rainfall in May - Soldotna, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.14"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (1.1").

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Average rainfall days in May
Soldotna, AK

Average rainfall days in May - Soldotna, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (19.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Soldotna, AK

Average snowfall in May - Soldotna, AK
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.12"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (9.45").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Soldotna, AK

Average snowfall days in May - Soldotna, AK
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (15.3 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
Soldotna, AK

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Soldotna, AK
  • Average daylight in May: 17.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.4h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.9h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Soldotna, AK

Average sunshine days in May - Soldotna, AK
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (13.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (9.2 days).

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Average UV index in May
Soldotna, AK

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are February, March and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Soldotna, AK

Average cloud cover in May - Soldotna, AK
  • Average cloud cover in May: 50

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 47).

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Average visibility in May
Soldotna, AK

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

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

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