Nova Scotia weather in May 2020

  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Nova Scotia (Halifax)13
    13°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 14 days with some rainfall in May in Nova Scotia (Halifax)14
    14 days with some rainfall
  • 4°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Nova Scotia (Halifax)4
    4°C min night temperature
  • 15 hours of daylight per day in May in Nova Scotia (Halifax)15
    15 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Nova Scotia (Halifax)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 116 mm monthly rainfall in May in Nova Scotia (Halifax)116
    116 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in May in Nova Scotia (Halifax)6
    6 (High) UV index
  • 5°C sea temperature in May in Nova Scotia (Halifax)5
    5°C sea temperature

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Expect 13°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 6 hours of sunshine per day in Nova Scotia in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Nova Scotia in May before you book your next holiday to Nova Scotia in 2020/2021. The May weather averages shown above are for Halifax.

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The May weather guide for Nova Scotia, represented by Halifax, 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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Guide to Nova Scotia weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Nova Scotia in May is a cool 13°C (55°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a cold 4°C (39°F). There are usually 6 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 42% of the 15 hours of daylight.

Expect 116mm (4.6 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 14 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be high (6 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Nova Scotia in May is 5°C (41°F).

The weather in Nova Scotia in May is represented by Halifax.

Nova Scotia sunrise & sunset times for May 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Nova Scotia in May 2020. Select a month to view Nova Scotia sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Nova Scotia sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Halifax.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st May 2020 06:04 20:20
Saturday, 2nd May 2020 06:02 20:21
Sunday, 3rd May 2020 06:01 20:22
Monday, 4th May 2020 05:59 20:23
Tuesday, 5th May 2020 05:58 20:25
Wednesday, 6th May 2020 05:57 20:26
Thursday, 7th May 2020 05:55 20:27
Friday, 8th May 2020 05:54 20:28
Saturday, 9th May 2020 05:53 20:29
Sunday, 10th May 2020 05:52 20:31
Monday, 11th May 2020 05:50 20:32
Tuesday, 12th May 2020 05:49 20:33
Wednesday, 13th May 2020 05:48 20:34
Thursday, 14th May 2020 05:47 20:35
Friday, 15th May 2020 05:46 20:36
Saturday, 16th May 2020 05:45 20:37
Sunday, 17th May 2020 05:44 20:39
Monday, 18th May 2020 05:43 20:40
Tuesday, 19th May 2020 05:42 20:41
Wednesday, 20th May 2020 05:41 20:42
Thursday, 21st May 2020 05:40 20:43
Friday, 22nd May 2020 05:39 20:44
Saturday, 23rd May 2020 05:38 20:45
Sunday, 24th May 2020 05:37 20:46
Monday, 25th May 2020 05:36 20:47
Tuesday, 26th May 2020 05:36 20:48
Wednesday, 27th May 2020 05:35 20:49
Thursday, 28th May 2020 05:34 20:50
Friday, 29th May 2020 05:34 20:51
Saturday, 30th May 2020 05:33 20:51
Sunday, 31st May 2020 05:32 20:52
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