Fort McMurray
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Fort McMurray, Canada

The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Fort McMurray, Canada, with average temperature fluctuating between 2.8°C (37°F) and 16.9°C (62.4°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a cool 10°C (50°F) in April, to an enjoyable 16.9°C (62.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Fort McMurray, is 2.8°C (37°F).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 10.6 days. Throughout May, 33.5mm (1.3") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Fort McMurray, there are 83.8 rainfall days, and 316.5mm (12.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. May is the last month it regularly snows in Fort McMurray, Canada. During 1.4 snowfall days, Fort McMurray aggregates 35mm (1.4") of snow. In Fort McMurray, Canada, during the entire year, snow falls for 69.9 days, and aggregates up to 1340mm (52.8") of snow.

Daylight

In Fort McMurray, Canada, the average length of the day is 16.5h.

Sunshine

In Fort McMurray, the average sunshine is 8.9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 Fort McMurray?

In Fort McMurray, in May, the average high-temperature is 16.9°C (62.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 2.8°C (37°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Fort McMurray?

In Fort McMurray, Canada, during May, the rain falls for 10.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 33.5mm (1.3") of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Fort McMurray?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Fort McMurray. During 1.4 snowfall days, in May, Fort McMurray aggregates 35mm (1.4") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Fort McMurray have in May?

In Fort McMurray, the average length of the day in May is 16.5h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Fort McMurray?

In Fort McMurray, Canada, the average sunshine in May is 8.9h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Fort McMurray?

In Fort McMurray, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: 16.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (23.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-12.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 2.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (10.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-22.5°C).

Average rainfall in May - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 33.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (80.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.4mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (0.6 days).

Average snowfall in May - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average snowfall in May: 35mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (238mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in May: 1.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average daylight in May: 16.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 2.1).

Average UV index in May - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average UV index in May: 4

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