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Svalbard weather in May 2023
- -3-3°C max day temperature
- 99 days with some rainfall
- -7-7°C min night temperature
- 2424 hours of daylight per day
- 0No heat & humidity
- 1313 mm of monthly rainfall
- 22 (Low) UV index
- -2-2°C sea temperature
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The May weather guide for Svalbard, represented by Longyearbyen, (Longyearbyen) 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 cold is it in Svalbard in May?
Daytime temperatures usually reach -3°C in Longyearbyen, Svalbard in May, falling to -7°C at night.
How sunny is it in Svalbard in May?
There are normally 9 hours of bright sunshine each day in Longyearbyen, Svalbard in May - that's 36% of daylight hours.
Is the sea cold around Svalbard in May?
The average sea temperature around Longyearbyen, Svalbard in May is -2°C.
Does it rain in Svalbard in May?
There are usually 9 days with some rain in Longyearbyen, Svalbard in May and the average monthly rainfall is 13mm. Rain may fall as snow in this month.
Svalbard May sunrise & sunset times
Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Svalbard in May 2023. Select a month to view Svalbard sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Svalbard sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Longyearbyen.
|Date||Sunrise times||Sunset times|
|Monday, 1st May 2023||Daylight all day|
|Tuesday, 16th May 2023||Daylight all day|
|Wednesday, 31st May 2023||Daylight all day|
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