Yarmouth
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Yarmouth, Canada

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderate month in Yarmouth, Canada, with average temperature fluctuating between 5°C (41°F) and 14°C (57.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a frosty 9°C (48.2°F) in April, to a moderate 14°C (57.2°F). In Yarmouth, in May, the average low-temperature is 5°C (41°F).

Rainfall

In Yarmouth, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 97mm (3.8") of accumulated precipitation. In Yarmouth, during the entire year, the rain falls for 154 days and collects up to 1288mm (50.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Yarmouth, the average water temperature is 6.3°C (43.3°F).
Note: 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 14.8h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are May through August, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

UV index

In Yarmouth, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Yarmouth?

In Yarmouth, in May, the average high-temperature is 14°C (57.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 5°C (41°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Yarmouth?

In Yarmouth, during May, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 97mm (3.8") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Yarmouth?

In Yarmouth, Canada, the average seawater temperature in May is 6.3°C (43.3°F). Swimming in 6.3°C (43.3°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.

How many hours of daylight does Yarmouth have in May?

In Yarmouth, the average length of the day in May is 14.8h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Yarmouth?

May through August, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Yarmouth.

How many hours of sunshine does Yarmouth have in May?

In Yarmouth, Canada, the average sunshine in May is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Yarmouth?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Yarmouth, Canada, is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Yarmouth, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: 14°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (21°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (0°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 5°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (12°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-7°C).

Average rainfall in May - Yarmouth, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 97mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (144mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (88mm).

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

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (18 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are August and September (9 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Yarmouth, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in May: 6.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (13.5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (3.1°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Yarmouth, Canada
  • Average daylight in May: 14.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

Months with most sunshine are May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 2).

Average UV index in May - Yarmouth, Canada
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).