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

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May is a very cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Moraine Lake, and not recommended. May is a good month for swimming in Moraine Lake with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Moraine Lake in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Moraine Lake in May

The average maximum temperature in Moraine Lake in May is 12°. The average maximum temperature is in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average temperature in Moraine Lake in May is . The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Moraine Lake in May is -1°. The minimum temperature is -5° in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Moraine Lake in May

The average day light hours per day in Moraine Lake in May are 15.6 and there are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Moraine Lake 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 Moraine Lake in May

The average sea water temperature in Moraine Lake in May is 23.8° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Moraine Lake in May

The average total rainfall in Moraine Lake in May is 5.1cm and on average there are 14.9 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Moraine Lake in May

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

The average maximum relative humidity in Moraine Lake 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 Moraine Lake 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 Moraine Lake in May

The average maximum wind speed in Moraine Lake in May is typically 24kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 26kmh in the previous month and 24kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Moraine Lake in May is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 11kmh in the next month.

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

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