Anchorage weather in May 2021

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  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Anchorage12
    12°C max day temperature
  • 9 hours of sunshine per day
  • 8 days with some rainfall in May in Anchorage8
    8 days with some rainfall
  • 4°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Anchorage4
    4°C min night temperature
  • 18 hours of daylight per day in May in Anchorage18
    18 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Anchorage0
    No heat & humidity
  • 20 mm monthly rainfall in May in Anchorage20
    20 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in May in Anchorage4
    4 (Moderate) UV index
  • 5°C sea temperature in May in Anchorage5
    5°C sea temperature

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The May weather guide for Anchorage, Alaska shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How warm is it in Anchorage in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 12°C in Anchorage in May, falling to 4°C at night.

How sunny is it in Anchorage in May?

There are normally 9 hours of bright sunshine each day in Anchorage in May - that's 53% of daylight hours.

Is the sea cold around Anchorage in May?

The average sea temperature around Anchorage in May is 5°C.

Does it rain in Anchorage in May?

There are usually 8 days with some rain in Anchorage in May and the average monthly rainfall is 20mm.

Anchorage sunrise & sunset times for May 2021

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Anchorage in May 2021. Select a month to view Anchorage sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Saturday, 1st May 2021 05:49 22:06
Sunday, 16th May 2021 05:09 22:45
Monday, 31st May 2021 04:37 23:19
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