Punta Arenas Weather in May

What's the weather like in Punta Arenas (Magallanes) in May 2021?

The climate in Punta Arenas during May can be summarized as cool and reasonably dry.

May is in the fall / autumn in Punta Arenas and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 6°C (43°F), whilst at night 1°C (34°F) is normal.

Punta Arenas weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 6.3°C 43.3°F
Nightly temperature 1.2°C 34.1°F
Average temperature 3.7°C 38.7°F
Daily sunshine 3.6 hrs
Avg rainfall 45 mm 1.8 ins
Rainy days 10 days
Sea temperature 8.3°C 46.9°F
Humidity 83%
Windspeed 12.6kph 8 mph

On average May is the wettest month of the year in Punta Arenas with around 45mm 1.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.6 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Punta Arenas

Punta Arenas average temperature in May

May rainfall

Punta Arenas average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Punta Arenas 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 Punta Arenas in May 2021.

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Punta Arenas weather stats

Punta Arenas weather statistics
Hottest month: January 14.4°C 57.9°F
Driest month: October 26mm 1ins
Sunniest month: September 5.9hrs
Coldest month: July 3.7°C 38.7°F
Wettest month: May 45mm 1.8ins
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