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.
|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|
|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.
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 Halifax in May 2023.
|Hottest month:||August||21.7°C 71.1°F|
|Driest month:||September||98mm 3.9ins|
|Coldest month:||January||-0.6°C 30.9°F|
|Wettest month:||December||160mm 6.3ins|