Halifax Weather in May

What's the weather like in Halifax, Canada in May 2021?

The climate in Halifax during May can be summarized as cool and damp.

May is in the spring in Halifax and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (56°F), whilst at night 4°C (40°F) is normal.

Halifax weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 13.2°C 55.7°F
Nightly temperature 4.3°C 39.7°F
Average temperature 8.7°C 47.7°F
Daily sunshine 6.7 hrs
Avg rainfall 116 mm 4.6 ins
Rainy days 14 days
Sea temperature 4.7°C 40.5°F
Humidity 78%
Windspeed 16.2kph 10 mph

On average May is the 6th driest month of the year in Halifax with around 116mm 4.6 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Halifax

May rainfall

May hourly sunshine

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in May 2020.

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Halifax weather stats

Halifax weather statistics
Hottest month: August 21.7°C 71.1°F
Driest month: September 98mm 3.9ins
Sunniest month: August 7.5hrs
Coldest month: January -0.6°C 30.9°F
Wettest month: December 160mm 6.3ins
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