Victoria
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Victoria, Canada

May, the last month of the spring, in Victoria, is an enjoyable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 16.9°C (62.4°F) and 7.2°C (45°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a mild 13.6°C (56.5°F) in April, to a comfortable 16.9°C (62.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Victoria, Canada, is 7.2°C (45°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Victoria is 59.5%.

Rainfall

In Victoria, during May, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 37.5mm (1.5") of precipitation. In Victoria, during the entire year, the rain falls for 151.8 days and collects up to 845.5mm (33.3") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows. Throughout the year, 396mm (15.6") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Victoria, the average seawater temperature is 8.3°C (46.9°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 7.8h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Victoria is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 Victoria?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 16.9°C (62.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 7.2°C (45°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Victoria?

The average relative humidity in May in Victoria, Canada, is 59.5%.

How many days does it rain in May in Victoria?

In Victoria, Canada, in May, during 12 rainfall days, 37.5mm (1.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

Does it snow in Victoria in May?

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Victoria?

In May, the average sea temperature in Victoria is 8.3°C (46.9°F). Swimming in 8.3°C (46.9°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in May in Victoria?

The average length of the day in May in Victoria is 15.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Victoria have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Victoria is 7.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Victoria?

In Victoria, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: 16.9°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (22.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (7°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 7.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (11.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (1.1°C).

Average humidity in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average humidity in May: 59.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79.4%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (55.9%).

Average rainfall in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 37.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (148.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (17.9mm).

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (5.2 days).

Average snowfall in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (137mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Victoria, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in May: 8.3°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (11.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (7.3°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7.8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.9h).

Average UV index in May - Victoria, 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).