Weather in Kathleen Lake, Yukon, Canada in May

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Visiting Kathleen Lake, Yukon, Canada in May

May is one of the best months to visit Kathleen Lake for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

May has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 38% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 6.9cm (2.7inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (48°F). May is too cold for swimming in Kathleen Lake for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Also consider visiting Kathleen Lake in one of the other best months of June, July, August, for the best beach weather.

The weather at Kathleen Lake in May is generally pleasant, with mild temperatures and longer days. The lake water may still be chilly, but some brave visitors might start swimming or trying water-based activities such as canoeing or kayaking. Sunbathing and beach picnics are also enjoyable during this time. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Kathleen Lake in May?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 38% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 6.9cm (2.7inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Kathleen Lake in May?

No, May is too cold for swimming in Kathleen Lake for any length of time, with the sea water at 9°C (48°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Kathleen Lake?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 38% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 6.9cm (2.7inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (48°F). May is too cold for swimming in Kathleen Lake for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Kathleen Lake warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Kathleen Lake in May is 13°C (56°F). The average maximum temperature is 6°C (43°) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kathleen Lake in May is 6°C (44°F). The average temperature is -0°C (31°F) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Kathleen Lake in May?

The average day light hours per day in Kathleen Lake in May are 17.3. The sunshine percentage is 38% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

More about May sunshine.

Crowds in Kathleen Lake in May

In May, the weather in Yukon starts to become more favorable for outdoor activities, and the beach at Kathleen Lake may see a moderate increase in visitors. Victoria Day, a public holiday in Canada, falls on the last Monday of May, which could lead to a slight increase in crowds during the long weekend. However, the overall crowd level remains manageable.

Temperature in Kathleen Lake in May

The average maximum temperature in Kathleen Lake in May is 13°C (56°F). The average maximum temperature is 6°C (43°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kathleen Lake in May is 6°C (44°F). The average temperature is -0°C (31°F) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Kathleen Lake in May is -1°C (31°F). The minimum temperature is -7°C (20°F) in the previous month and 4°C (39°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Kathleen Lake in May

During May the average day light hours are 17.3 per day in Kathleen Lake. The sunshine percentage is 38% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Kathleen Lake in May is typically 5.8 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Kathleen Lake in May

The average sea water temperature in Kathleen Lake in May is 8.8°C (47.8°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Kathleen Lake in May

The average total rainfall in Kathleen Lake in May is 6.9cm (2.7inches) and on average there are 6.1 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Wind Speed in Kathleen Lake in May

The average maximum wind speed in Kathleen Lake in May is typically 19KM/H (12MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 18KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Kathleen Lake in May is typically 7KM/H (4MPH). The average wind speed is 6KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 7KM/H (4MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Kathleen Lake in May is from the West-Northwest.

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