Blanc-Sablon
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Blanc-Sablon, Canada

The last month of the spring, May, is a frosty month in Blanc-Sablon, Canada, with average temperature ranging between max 7.9°C (46.2°F) and min -0.3°C (31.5°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from a wintry 2.5°C (36.5°F) in April, to a frosty 7.9°C (46.2°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is -0.3°C (31.5°F).

Rainfall

In May, in Blanc-Sablon, the rain falls for 13.2 days. Throughout May, 62mm (2.4") of precipitation is accumulated. In Blanc-Sablon, during the entire year, the rain falls for 122.7 days and collects up to 646.1mm (25.4") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Blanc-Sablon are January through July, September through December.

Sea temperature

In Blanc-Sablon, the average seawater temperature is 2°C (35.6°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 15.6h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 5.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Blanc-Sablon?

In Blanc-Sablon, Canada, in May, the average high-temperature is 7.9°C (46.2°F), and the average low-temperature is -0.3°C (31.5°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Blanc-Sablon?

In May, in Blanc-Sablon, Canada, the rain falls for 13.2 days. Throughout May, 62mm (2.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Blanc-Sablon in May?

In Blanc-Sablon, during May, snow falls for 2.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 74mm (2.9") of snow.

How cold is the water in May in Blanc-Sablon?

In Blanc-Sablon, Canada, in May, the average water temperature is 2°C (35.6°F). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

What is the average length of the day in May in Blanc-Sablon?

In Blanc-Sablon, the average length of the day in May is 15.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Blanc-Sablon have in May?

In Blanc-Sablon, the average sunshine in May is 5.1h.

How high is the UV index in May in Blanc-Sablon?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Blanc-Sablon, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: 7.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (16.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-7.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: -0.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-17.5°C).

Average rainfall in May - Blanc-Sablon, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 62mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (101.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (7.9mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Blanc-Sablon, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (2.4 days).

Average snowfall in May - Blanc-Sablon, Canada
  • Average snowfall in May: 74mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (854mm).
The month with the lowest snowfall is August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Blanc-Sablon, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in May: 2.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Blanc-Sablon, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in May: 2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (13°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (-1°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Blanc-Sablon, Canada
  • Average daylight in May: 15.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 5.1h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.5h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

Average UV index in May - Blanc-Sablon, Canada
  • Average UV index in May: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 0).