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

May weather forecast and climate
Wrangell, AK

A stunning view of Wrangell within St Elias National Park in Alaska, featuring a landscape of water, fields and distant snowy mountains
A stunning view of Wrangell within St Elias National Park in Alaska, featuring a landscape of water, fields and distant snowy mountains
The last month of the spring, May, is a mild month in Wrangell, Alaska, with average temperature varying between 56.3°F (13.5°C) and 41.2°F (5.1°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a frosty 49.1°F (9.5°C) in April, to a mild 56.3°F (13.5°C). The average low-temperature, is 41.2°F (5.1°C).

Rainfall

In Wrangell, during May, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.2" (106.9mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 229 rainfall days, and 81.5" (2070.2mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In May, in Wrangell, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows. In Wrangell, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 58" (1473.2mm).

Ocean temperature

In May, the average ocean temperature in Wrangell is 46°F (7.8°C).
Note: Swimming in 46°F (7.8°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 16.5h.

What is the temperature in May in Wrangell?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 56.3°F (13.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 41.2°F (5.1°C).

How much does it rain in Wrangell in May?

In Wrangell, in May, during 18 rainfall days, 4.2" (106.9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

Does it snow in Wrangell in May?

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

How cold is the water in May in Wrangell?

In Wrangell, the average seawater temperature in May is 46°F (7.8°C). Swimming in 46°F (7.8°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Wrangell have in May?

In Wrangell, the average length of the day in May is 16.5h.
Average temperature in May - Wrangell, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 56.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (64°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 41.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (49.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.7°F).

Average rainfall in May - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 4.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (13.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (3.9").

Average rainfall days in May - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (25 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, June, July and August (17 days).

Average snowfall in May - Wrangell, AK
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (18.4").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average sea temperature in May - Wrangell, AK
  • Average sea temperature in May: 46°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (54.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (41.5°F).

Average daylight in May - Wrangell, AK
  • Average daylight in May: 16.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h).