Gaspé
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Gaspé, Canada

May, the last month of the spring, in Gaspé, is a cool month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 2°C (35.6°F) and an average high of 12°C (53.6°F).

Temperature

In Gaspé, the average high-temperature in May rises, from a wintry 5°C (41°F) in April, to a fresh 12°C (53.6°F). In May, in Gaspé, the average low-temperature is 2°C (35.6°F).

Rainfall

In Gaspé, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 89mm (3.5") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 145 rainfall days, and 1134mm (44.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Gaspé, Canada, the average water temperature is 4.1°C (39.4°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In Gaspé, the average length of the day is 15.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 7h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in May in Gaspé?

In Gaspé, in May, the average high-temperature is 12°C (53.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 2°C (35.6°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Gaspé?

In Gaspé, in May, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 89mm (3.5") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in May in Gaspé?

In Gaspé, the average seawater temperature in May is 4.1°C (39.4°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 Gaspé?

In May, the average length of the day is 15.3h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Gaspé?

The average sunshine in May is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Gaspé?

In Gaspé, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Gaspé, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: 12°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (22°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (11°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-17°C).

Average rainfall in May - Gaspé, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 89mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (116mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (65mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Gaspé, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (10 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Gaspé, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in May: 4.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (15.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (-1.4°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Gaspé, Canada
  • Average daylight in May: 15.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

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

Average UV index in May - Gaspé, 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).