Grande Prairie
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Grande Prairie, Canada

The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Grande Prairie, Canada, with average temperature varying between 3.6°C (38.5°F) and 16.8°C (62.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a fresh 10.1°C (50.2°F) in April, to a comfortable 16.8°C (62.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Grande Prairie, is 3.6°C (38.5°F).

Rainfall

In Grande Prairie, during 10 rainfall days, 38.1mm (1.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Grande Prairie, Canada, during the entire year, the rain falls for 80.3 days and collects up to 322.4mm (12.7") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, August through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.1 snowfall days, in May, Grande Prairie aggregates 34mm (1.3") of snow. Throughout the year, in Grande Prairie, there are 54.5 snowfall days, and 1544mm (60.8") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Grande Prairie is 16.2h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Grande Prairie is 8.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Grande Prairie?

In Grande Prairie, Canada, in May, the average high-temperature is 16.8°C (62.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 3.6°C (38.5°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Grande Prairie?

In Grande Prairie, Canada, in May, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 38.1mm (1.5") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Grande Prairie?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Grande Prairie, Canada. During 1.1 snowfall days, in May, Grande Prairie aggregates 34mm (1.3") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Grande Prairie have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Grande Prairie is 16.2h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Grande Prairie?

The average sunshine in May in Grande Prairie, Canada, is 8.9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Grande Prairie?

In Grande Prairie, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Grande Prairie, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: 16.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (22.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 3.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-19°C).

Average rainfall in May - Grande Prairie, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 38.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (76.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (0.7mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Grande Prairie, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and December (0.8 days).

Average snowfall in May - Grande Prairie, Canada
  • Average snowfall in May: 34mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (350mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June and July (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Grande Prairie, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in May: 1.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Grande Prairie, Canada
  • Average daylight in May: 16.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

Average UV index in May - Grande Prairie, Canada
  • Average UV index in May: 5

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