Weather in Yukon, Canada in May

So you're interested in going to Yukon, Canada in May

May is a very cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Yukon, and not recommended. May is a good month for swimming in Yukon with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Yukon in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Yukon in May

The average maximum temperature in Yukon in May is 14°. The average maximum temperature is 10° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average temperature in Yukon in May is 10°. The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Yukon in May is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Yukon in May

The average day light hours per day in Yukon in May are 15.4 and there are 7.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Yukon in May is typically 7.4 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 Yukon in May

The average sea water temperature in Yukon in May is 21.2° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Yukon in May

The average total rainfall in Yukon in May is 8.8cm and on average there are 11.4 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Yukon in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Yukon in May is which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and 10° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Yukon in May is typically 90.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.2% in the previous month and 91.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Yukon in May is typically 72.6%. The average relative humidity is 71.8% in the previous month and 74.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Yukon in May

The average maximum wind speed in Yukon in May is typically 22kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 21kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Yukon in May is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 12kmh in the previous month and 11kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Yukon in May is from the West-Southwest.

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