Weather in Skye in may 2023

The weather in Skye in may comes from statistical datas on the past years. You can view the weather statistics the entire month, but also by clicking on the tabs for the beginning, the middle and the end of the month.

Average weather throughout may

bad weather 2.8cm

Weather at 6am
49°F

Cloudy

21%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Weather at 12pm
52°F

Partly Cloudy

22%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Cloudy

15%

Weather at 6pm
52°F

Clear/Sunny

26%

Partly Cloudy

21%

Cloudy

15%

Weather at 3am
49°F

Moderate rain at times

28%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Cloudy

21%

Partly Cloudy

17%



Evolution of daily average temperature and precipitation in Skye in may

These charts show the evolution of average minimum/maximum temperatures as well as average daily precipitation volume in Skye in may.


The climate of Skye in may is bad

The climate in may in Skye is wet (with 6.5in of rainfall over 10 days). The situation is deteriorating compared to the previous month since in april there is an average of 5.1in of rainfall over 8 days.

The climate is relatively cold in this location the month of may, but it is livable by dressing hot. Temperatures are up to 54°F. In the morning the temperature drops to 49°F. Thus, the mean temperature average on this month of may in Skye is 50°F. Note that seasonal normals are in contrast with those observed in Skye in the month of may with a maximum record of 68°F in 2017 and a minimum record of 36°F in 2020.

On this month of may, day length in Skye is generally 16:38. The sun rises at 04:03 and sunset is at 20:41.

With an unfavorable weather, may is not recommended to go in Skye.



May: another location in Scotland?

If you want to go to Scotland in may, there are destinations with better weather than Skye:

In may, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Perth, Dundee and Glen Trool have a tolerable climate, but better than Skye.

more information about Scotland's weather in may



Seasonal average climate and temperature of Skye in may

Check below seasonal norms These statistics are set from the weather statements of the last years of may.

May
Outside temperature
Average temperature 50°F
Highest temperature 54°F
Lowest temperature 49°F
Highest record temperature 68°F
(2017)
Lowest record temperature 36°F
(2020)
Number of days at +65°F 1 day(s)
(3%)
Sea temperature
Average sea temperature 49°F
Lowest sea temperature 47°F
Highest sea temperature 52°F
Wind
Wind speed 26km/h
Wind temperature 43°F
Precipitation (rainfall)
Rainfall 6.5in
Number of days with rainfall 10 day(s)
(32%)
Record daily rainfall 2.7in
(2013)
Snowfall 2.8cm
Other climate data
Humidity 84%
Visibility 9.01km
Cloud cover 55%
UV index 3
Daily sunshine hours 14
Sunrise and sunset
Time of sunrise 04:03
Time of sunset 20:41
Length of day 16:38
Our opinion about the weather in may
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad


How was the weather last may?

Here is the day by day recorded weather in Skye in may 2022:

01-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
47°F to 58°F
02-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
47°F to 56°F
03-05-2022
Cloudy
45°F to 52°F
04-05-2022
Partly Cloudy
47°F to 54°F
05-05-2022
Heavy rain
50°F to 52°F
06-05-2022
Light rain shower
50°F to 52°F
07-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
43°F to 54°F
08-05-2022
Overcast
49°F to 54°F
09-05-2022
Heavy rain
49°F to 52°F
10-05-2022
Light rain shower
47°F to 52°F
11-05-2022
Cloudy
47°F to 50°F
12-05-2022
Light rain shower
45°F to 50°F
13-05-2022
Moderate rain
47°F to 50°F
14-05-2022
Light rain shower
49°F to 54°F
15-05-2022
Overcast
50°F to 58°F
16-05-2022
Overcast
50°F to 58°F
17-05-2022
Light drizzle
50°F to 58°F
18-05-2022
Moderate rain at times
50°F to 58°F
19-05-2022
Light drizzle
49°F to 54°F
20-05-2022
Light drizzle
50°F to 52°F
21-05-2022
Light rain shower
49°F to 54°F
22-05-2022
Light rain shower
50°F to 52°F
23-05-2022
Light drizzle
49°F to 52°F
24-05-2022
Moderate rain at times
49°F to 54°F
25-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
50°F to 52°F
26-05-2022
Light rain shower
47°F to 50°F
27-05-2022
Light rain shower
47°F to 52°F
28-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
49°F to 56°F
29-05-2022
Overcast
45°F to 50°F
30-05-2022
Light rain shower
45°F to 49°F
31-05-2022
Cloudy
47°F to 50°F

Map: other cities in Scotland in may

Cities near Skye:

Portree in maybad weather
Applecross in maybad weather
Loch Maree in maybad weather
Ullapool in maybad weather
Stornoway in maybad weather
Tobermory in maybad weather
Fort Augustus in maybad weather
Fort William in maytolerable weather
Dingwall in maytolerable weather
Loch Ness Lake in maytolerable weather
Glencoe in maybad weather
Inverness in maytolerable weather
Scotland in may: See full list of cities

Click over cities on the map for information about the weather in may.

Legend: Skye perfect weather good tolerable bad very bad


Weather data for Skye in may:

Weather data for Skye for may are derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Skye. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Skye can vary slightly from year to year, but this data should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags or check for the best time in year to go to Skye.


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