Alaska weather in May 2025

Expect 12°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 9 hours of sunshine per day in Alaska in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Alaska in May before you book your next holiday to Alaska in 2025/2026.

  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Alaska (Anchorage)12
    12°C max day temperature
  • 9 hours of sunshine per day
  • 8 days with some rainfall in May in Alaska (Anchorage)8
    8 days with some rainfall
  • 4°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Alaska (Anchorage)4
    4°C min night temperature
  • 18 hours of daylight per day in May in Alaska (Anchorage)18
    18 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Alaska (Anchorage)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 20 mm monthly rainfall in May in Alaska (Anchorage)20
    20 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in May in Alaska (Anchorage)4
    4 (Moderate) UV index
  • 5°C sea temperature in May in Alaska (Anchorage)5
    5°C sea temperature

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The May weather guide for Alaska (Anchorage) 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 Alaska in May?

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

How sunny is it in Alaska in May?

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

Is the sea cold around Alaska in May?

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

Does it rain in Alaska in May?

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

Alaska May sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Alaska in May 2025. Select a month to view Alaska sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Alaska sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Anchorage.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Thursday, 1st May 2025 04:49 21:06
Friday, 16th May 2025 04:09 21:45
Saturday, 31st May 2025 03:37 22:19

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