Glace Bay
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Glace Bay, Canada

The last month of the spring, May, is a fresh month in Glace Bay, Canada, with average temperature fluctuating between 12.9°C (55.2°F) and 2.6°C (36.7°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from a chilly 6.1°C (43°F) in April, to a fresh 12.9°C (55.2°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 2.6°C (36.7°F).

Rainfall

In Glace Bay, in May, it is raining for 13.4 days, with typically 100.1mm (3.9") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 143.3 rainfall days, and 1213mm (47.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows in Glace Bay. During 0.9 snowfall days, in May, Glace Bay aggregates 27mm (1.1") of snow. In Glace Bay, during the entire year, snow falls for 70.6 days, and aggregates up to 2983mm (117.4") of snow.

Sea temperature

In Glace Bay, the average water temperature is 4.1°C (39.4°F).
Note: 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

In May, the average length of the day in Glace Bay is 15h.

Sunshine

In Glace Bay, the average sunshine in May is 6.3h.

What is the temperature in May in Glace Bay?

In Glace Bay, Canada, in May, the average high-temperature is 12.9°C (55.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 2.6°C (36.7°F).

How much does it rain in Glace Bay in May?

In Glace Bay, in May, during 13.4 rainfall days, 100.1mm (3.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Glace Bay?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Glace Bay, Canada. During 0.9 snowfall days, in May, Glace Bay aggregates 27mm (1.1") of snow.

What is the sea temperature in May in Glace Bay?

In Glace Bay, Canada, in May, the average water temperature 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.

How many hours of daylight does Glace Bay have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Glace Bay, Canada, is 15h.

How many hours of sunshine does Glace Bay have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Glace Bay, Canada, is 6.3h.
Average temperature in May - Glace Bay, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: 12.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (23°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-1.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 2.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (12.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-11.1°C).

Average rainfall in May - Glace Bay, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 100.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (143.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (66.7mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Glace Bay, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (15.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (6.7 days).

Average snowfall in May - Glace Bay, Canada
  • Average snowfall in May: 27mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (708mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Glace Bay, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (-0.7°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Glace Bay, 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: 6.3h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.8h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.1h).