Bathurst
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Bathurst, Canada

May, the last month of the spring, in Bathurst, is a moderate month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 15°C (59°F) and an average low of 4°C (39.2°F).

Temperature

In Bathurst, the average high-temperature significantly increases, from a frosty 7°C (44.6°F) in April, to a mild 15°C (59°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 4°C (39.2°F).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout May, 81mm (3.2") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Bathurst, Canada, there are 146 rainfall days, and 1027mm (40.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Bathurst, Canada, in May, the average water temperature is 5.3°C (41.5°F).
Note: Swimming in 5.3°C (41.5°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In Bathurst, the average length of the day is 15.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Bathurst, Canada, is 7h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Bathurst?

In May, in Bathurst, the average high-temperature is 15°C (59°F), and the average low-temperature is 4°C (39.2°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Bathurst?

In Bathurst, Canada, during May, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 81mm (3.2") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Bathurst?

In May, the average sea temperature in Bathurst is 5.3°C (41.5°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Bathurst have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Bathurst is 15.2h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Bathurst?

In Bathurst, Canada, the average sunshine in May is 7h.

How high is the UV index in May in Bathurst?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Bathurst, Canada, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Bathurst, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: 15°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (13°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-16°C).

Average rainfall in May - Bathurst, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 81mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (106mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (63mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Bathurst, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May, June, July, August and December (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (10 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Bathurst, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in May: 5.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (14.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (-0.3°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bathurst, Canada
  • Average daylight in May: 15.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in May - Bathurst, Canada
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).