Weather in Lake Luise, Banff National Park, Canada in May

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Visiting Lake Luise, Banff National Park, Canada in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (53°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 5.1cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Lake Luise. Sea temperatures are a cold 7°C (45°F). May is too cold for swimming in Lake Luise for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Lake Luise in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

In May, the ice on Lake Louise starts to melt, but the water remains cold. Swimming and water activities are still not recommended. However, visitors can enjoy hiking, canoeing, and exploring the beautiful scenery around the lake. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Lake Luise in May?

No, May is not a good time for sunbathing in Lake Luise.

May has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (53°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 5.1cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Lake Luise in May?

No, May is too cold for swimming in Lake Luise for any length of time, with the sea water at 7°C (45°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Lake Luise?

No, May is not a good time for a holiday in Lake Luise.

May has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (53°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 5.1cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Lake Luise. Sea temperatures are a cold 7°C (45°F). May is too cold for swimming in Lake Luise for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Lake Luise warm in May?

No, Lake Luise is too cold for sunbathing in May.

The average maximum temperature in Lake Luise in May is 12°C (53°F). The average maximum temperature is 6°C (43°) in the previous month and 15°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Lake Luise in May is 5°C (41°F). The average temperature is 0°C (33°F) in the previous month and 9°C (49°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Lake Luise in May?

The average day light hours per day in Lake Luise in May are 15.6. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More about May sunshine.

Crowds in Lake Luise in May

May brings warmer temperatures and the beginning of the summer season, which attracts more visitors to Lake Louise. The beach may start to see some activity during this month, especially during the Victoria Day long weekend. However, the water is still quite cold, and the beach is not yet at its peak in terms of crowds.

Temperature in Lake Luise in May

The average maximum temperature in Lake Luise in May is 12°C (53°F). The average maximum temperature is 6°C (43°F) in the previous month and 15°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Lake Luise in May is 5°C (41°F). The average temperature is 0°C (33°F) in the previous month and 9°C (49°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Lake Luise in May is -1°C (30°F). The minimum temperature is -5°C (22°F) in the previous month and 3°C (37°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Lake Luise in May

During May the average day light hours are 15.6 per day in Lake Luise. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Lake Luise in May is typically 8.2 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 Lake Luise in May

The average sea water temperature in Lake Luise in May is 7°C (44.6°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Lake Luise in May

The average total rainfall in Lake Luise in May is 5.1cm (2.0inches) and on average there are 14.9 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Lake Luise in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Lake Luise in May is 2°C (35°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is -2°C (28°F) in the previous month and 6°C (6°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Lake Luise in May is typically 92.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.3% in the previous month and 93.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Lake Luise in May is typically 70.8%. The average relative humidity is 71.6% in the previous month and 73.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Lake Luise in May

The average maximum wind speed in Lake Luise in May is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Lake Luise in May is typically 11KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Lake Luise in May is from the West.

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