Longyearbyen weather in May 2020

  • -3°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Longyearbyen-3
    -3°C max day temperature
  • 9 hours of sunshine per day
  • 9 days with some rainfall in May in Longyearbyen9
    9 days with some rainfall
  • -7°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Longyearbyen-7
    -7°C min night temperature
  • 24 hours of daylight per day in May in Longyearbyen24
    24 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Longyearbyen0
    No heat & humidity
  • 13 mm monthly rainfall in May in Longyearbyen13
    13 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in May in Longyearbyen2
    2 (Low) UV index
  • -2°C sea temperature in May in Longyearbyen-2
    -2°C sea temperature
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The May weather guide for Longyearbyen, Svalbard 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 Longyearbyen weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Longyearbyen in May is a very cold -3°C (27°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a very cold -7°C (19°F). There are usually 9 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 36% of the 24 hours of daylight.

Expect 13mm (0.5 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 9 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be low (2 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Longyearbyen in May is -2°C (28°F).

Longyearbyen sunrise & sunset times for May 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Longyearbyen in May 2020. Select a month to view Longyearbyen sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st May 2020 Daylight all day
Saturday, 16th May 2020 Daylight all day
Sunday, 31st May 2020 Daylight all day
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