Kangiqsujuaq
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Kangiqsujuaq, Canada

The last month of the spring, May, is another freezing cold month in Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, with average temperature fluctuating between -7°C (19.4°F) and -1°C (30.2°F).

Temperature

In Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, the average high-temperature increases considerably, from a freezing cold -9°C (15.8°F) in April, to a still subzero cold -1°C (30.2°F). In Kangiqsujuaq, the average low-temperature is -7°C (19.4°F).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout May, 26mm (1") of precipitation is accumulated. In Kangiqsujuaq, during the entire year, the rain falls for 149 days and collects up to 401mm (15.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Kangiqsujuaq, the average seawater temperature in May is -1°C (30.2°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Kangiqsujuaq, the average length of the day is 17.7h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Kangiqsujuaq is 5h.

UV index

May through July, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Kangiqsujuaq?

In May, the average high-temperature is -1°C (30.2°F), and the average low-temperature is -7°C (19.4°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Kangiqsujuaq?

In Kangiqsujuaq, in May, during 12 rainfall days, 26mm (1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in May in Kangiqsujuaq?

In May, the average sea temperature in Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, is -1°C (30.2°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Kangiqsujuaq have in May?

In Kangiqsujuaq, the average length of the day in May is 17.7h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Kangiqsujuaq?

In May, the average sunshine is 5h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Kangiqsujuaq?

Months with the highest UV index in Kangiqsujuaq, Canada, are May through July, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

What is the UV index reading in May in Kangiqsujuaq?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Kangiqsujuaq is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: -1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (11°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-21°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: -7°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-29°C).

Average rainfall in May - Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 26mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (60mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February and March (17mm).

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March, April and June (10 days).

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

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (-2°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kangiqsujuaq, Canada
  • Average daylight in May: 17.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 5h

Months with most sunshine are April and July (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 1).

Average UV index in May - Kangiqsujuaq, 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).