Svalbard weather in May 2021

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  • -3°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Svalbard (Longyearbyen)-3
    -3°C max day temperature
  • 9 hours of sunshine per day
  • 9 days with some rainfall in May in Svalbard (Longyearbyen)9
    9 days with some rainfall
  • -7°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Svalbard (Longyearbyen)-7
    -7°C min night temperature
  • 24 hours of daylight per day in May in Svalbard (Longyearbyen)24
    24 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Svalbard (Longyearbyen)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 13 mm monthly rainfall in May in Svalbard (Longyearbyen)13
    13 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in May in Svalbard (Longyearbyen)2
    2 (Low) UV index
  • -2°C sea temperature in May in Svalbard (Longyearbyen)-2
    -2°C sea temperature

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The May weather guide for 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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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.

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Svalbard sunrise & sunset times for May 2021

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Svalbard in May 2021. Select a month to view Svalbard sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Svalbard sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Longyearbyen.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Saturday, 1st May 2021 Daylight all day
Sunday, 16th May 2021 Daylight all day
Monday, 31st May 2021 Daylight all day
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