May weather forecast and climate
Iqaluit, Canada

What is the temperature in May in Iqaluit?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Iqaluit, Canada, is -1.2°C (29.8°F), while the average low-temperature is -7.6°C (18.3°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, Canada, during May, the rain falls for 1.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.1mm (0.1") of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Iqaluit in May?

In Iqaluit, Canada, in May, during 12 snowfall days, typically, 276mm (10.9") of snow is accumulated.

How cold is the water in May in Iqaluit?

In Iqaluit, Canada, in May, the average water temperature is -1°C (30.2°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.
Average temperature in May - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: -1.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (12.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-23.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: -7.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (4.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-31.7°C).

Average humidity in May - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average humidity in May: 76.4%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (78.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (64.6%).

Average rainfall in May - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (68.6mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, February, March and December (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, March and December (0 days).

Average snowfall in May - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average snowfall in May: 276mm

The month with the highest snowfall is April (315mm).
The month with the lowest snowfall is July (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in May: 12 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (13.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is July (0.1 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in May: -1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (-2°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average daylight in May: 18.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 20.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 5.8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.4h).

Average UV index in May - Iqaluit, Canada
  • Average UV index in May: 4

Months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).

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