Weather in Pukaskwa National Park, Great Lake Superior, Canada in May

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Visiting Pukaskwa National Park, Great Lake Superior, Canada in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 56% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.5 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 3.4cm (1.3inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Pukaskwa National Park. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (48°F). May is too cold for swimming in Pukaskwa National Park for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Pukaskwa National Park in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

May sees a significant improvement in weather, with warmer temperatures and more sunshine. However, the lake's water is still quite cold, so swimming and water activities may not be enjoyable for everyone. This month is perfect for hiking, canoeing, and exploring the park's many trails. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Pukaskwa National Park in May?

No, May is not a good time for sunbathing in Pukaskwa National Park.

May has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 56% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.5 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 3.4cm (1.3inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Pukaskwa National Park in May?

No, May is too cold for swimming in Pukaskwa National Park for any length of time, with the sea water at 9°C (48°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Pukaskwa National Park?

No, May is not a good time for a holiday in Pukaskwa National Park.

May has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 56% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.5 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 3.4cm (1.3inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Pukaskwa National Park. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (48°F). May is too cold for swimming in Pukaskwa National Park for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Pukaskwa National Park warm in May?

No, Pukaskwa National Park is too cold for sunbathing in May.

The average maximum temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in May is 12°C (54°F). The average maximum temperature is 7°C (44°) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in May is 8°C (46°F). The average temperature is 2°C (36°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Pukaskwa National Park in May?

The average day light hours per day in Pukaskwa National Park in May are 15.2. The sunshine percentage is 56% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Pukaskwa National Park in May

May marks the beginning of the warmer season in Pukaskwa National Park, with temperatures suitable for outdoor activities. Victoria Day, a public holiday in Canada, occurs in May, and some visitors may come to the beach to enjoy the long weekend. However, the water is still cold for swimming, so the beach is not overly crowded.

Temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in May

The average maximum temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in May is 12°C (54°F). The average maximum temperature is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in May is 8°C (46°F). The average temperature is 2°C (36°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in May is 3°C (38°F). The minimum temperature is -3°C (27°F) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Pukaskwa National Park in May

During May the average day light hours are 15.2 per day in Pukaskwa National Park. The sunshine percentage is 56% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Pukaskwa National Park in May is typically 7.5 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in May

The average sea water temperature in Pukaskwa National Park in May is 9°C (48.2°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Pukaskwa National Park in May

The average total rainfall in Pukaskwa National Park in May is 3.4cm (1.3inches) and on average there are 9.8 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Pukaskwa National Park in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Pukaskwa National Park in May is 7°C (44°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 1°C (33°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Pukaskwa National Park in May is typically 94.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.4% in the previous month and 96.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Pukaskwa National Park in May is typically 76.7%. The average relative humidity is 74% in the previous month and 81.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Pukaskwa National Park in May

The average maximum wind speed in Pukaskwa National Park in May is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Pukaskwa National Park in May is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Pukaskwa National Park in May is from the East-Southeast.

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