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

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a cool month in Wrangell, Alaska, with average temperature varying between 41.9°F (5.5°C) and 51.6°F (10.9°C).

Temperature

In Wrangell, Alaska, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a chilly 43.3°F (6.3°C) in April, to a cool 51.6°F (10.9°C). In Wrangell, Alaska, the average low-temperature is 41.9°F (5.5°C).

Humidity

The least humid month in Wrangell is May, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is May when the rain falls for 17.1 days and typically collects 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Wrangell are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, Wrangell aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 47.5 snowfall days, and 58.23" (1479mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In May, the average ocean temperature 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 Wrangell is 16.5h.

Sunshine

May has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 7.4h of sunshine.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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. 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 Wrangell?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Wrangell, is 51.6°F (10.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 41.9°F (5.5°C).

What is the least humid month in Wrangell?

The least humid month in Wrangell is May, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

What is the average humidity in May in Wrangell?

The average relative humidity in May in Wrangell is 81%.

How many days does it rain in May in Wrangell?

In Wrangell, in May, during 17.1 rainfall days, 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Wrangell?

The month with the least rainfall in Wrangell, Alaska, is May when the rain falls for 17.1 days and typically collects 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Wrangell?

May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Wrangell aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Wrangell?

In May, the average ocean temperature is 46°F (7.8°C). 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.

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

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

What month has the most sunshine in Wrangell?

May has the most sunshine of the year in Wrangell, Alaska, with an average of 7.4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Wrangell have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Wrangell is 7.4h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Wrangell?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Wrangell, Alaska, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Wrangell, AK

Average temperature in May - Wrangell, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 51.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (59.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (32.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 41.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (25.9°F).

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Average pressure in May
Wrangell, AK

Average pressure in May - Wrangell, AK
  • Average pressure in May: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30.05").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.8").

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Average wind speed in May
Wrangell, AK

Average wind speed in May - Wrangell, AK
  • Average wind speed in May: 4.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (3.9mph).

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Average humidity in May
Wrangell, AK

Average humidity in May - Wrangell, AK
  • Average humidity in May: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and August (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (81%).

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Average rainfall in May
Wrangell, AK

Average rainfall in May - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.01"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (6.3").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in May
Wrangell, AK

Average rainfall days in May - Wrangell, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (20.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.5 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Wrangell, AK

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

The month with the highest snowfall is March (13.46").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Wrangell, AK

Average snowfall days in May - Wrangell, AK
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (10.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Wrangell, AK

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).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine 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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7.4h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7.4h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and November (Average sunshine: 3.4).

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Average sunshine days in May
Wrangell, AK

Average sunshine days in May - Wrangell, AK
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (12.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Wrangell, AK

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

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Wrangell, AK

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

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 66).
Months with the least cloud cover are February and May (Cloud cover 54).

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Average visibility in May
Wrangell, AK

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

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, July and August (5mi).

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