Charlottetown
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Charlottetown, Canada

The last month of the spring, May, is a mild month in Charlottetown, Canada, with average temperature ranging between max 14.3°C (57.7°F) and min 4.1°C (39.4°F).

Temperature

In Charlottetown, Canada, the average high-temperature in May increases, from a chilly 7.2°C (45°F) in April, to a mild 14.3°C (57.7°F). In Charlottetown, in May, the average low-temperature is 4.1°C (39.4°F).

Rainfall

In Charlottetown, in May, it is raining for 13.8 days, with typically 87.2mm (3.4") of accumulated precipitation. In Charlottetown, during the entire year, the rain falls for 130.7 days and collects up to 887.1mm (34.9") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Charlottetown are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows in Charlottetown. During 0.9 snowfall days, Charlottetown aggregates 37mm (1.5") of snow. In Charlottetown, during the entire year, snow falls for 73.2 days, and aggregates up to 2903mm (114.3") of snow.

Sea temperature

In Charlottetown, the average seawater temperature is 4.7°C (40.5°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 15h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 6.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Charlottetown is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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 Charlottetown?

In Charlottetown, in May, the average high-temperature is 14.3°C (57.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 4.1°C (39.4°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Charlottetown?

In Charlottetown, during May, the rain falls for 13.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 87.2mm (3.4") of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Charlottetown?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Charlottetown, Canada. During 0.9 snowfall days, in May, Charlottetown aggregates 37mm (1.5") of snow.

What is the water temperature in May in Charlottetown?

In May, the average sea temperature in Charlottetown, Canada, is 4.7°C (40.5°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Charlottetown have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Charlottetown is 15h.

How many hours of sunshine does Charlottetown have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Charlottetown, Canada, is 6.4h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Charlottetown?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Charlottetown, Canada, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: 14.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (23.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 4.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-12.1°C).

Average rainfall in May - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 87.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (110.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (29.8mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (14.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5 days).

Average snowfall in May - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average snowfall in May: 37mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (733mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in May: 4.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (18.3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (-1.1°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Charlottetown, Canada
  • Average daylight in May: 15h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6.4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8.2h).
The month with least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 2.1h).

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

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