Anchorage Weather in May

What's the weather like in Anchorage (Alaska) in May 2023?

The climate in Anchorage during May can be summarized as cool and dry.

May is in the spring in Anchorage and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (55°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

Anchorage weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 12.5°C 54.5°F
Nightly temperature 3.7°C 38.7°F
Average temperature 8.1°C 46.6°F
Daily sunshine 10.7 hrs
Avg rainfall 20 mm 0.8 ins
Rainy days 8 days
Sea temperature 6°C 42.8°F
Humidity 63%
Windspeed 13kph 8 mph

On average May is the 2nd driest month of the year in Anchorage with around 20mm 0.8 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.7 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Anchorage

Anchorage average temperature in May

May rainfall

Anchorage average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Anchorage average rain in May

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 Anchorage in May 2022.

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Anchorage weather stats

Anchorage weather statistics
Hottest month: July 18.3°C 64.9°F
Driest month: April 16mm 0.6ins
Sunniest month: March 7.2hrs
Coldest month: January -6.7°C 19.9°F
Wettest month: September 68mm 2.7ins
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