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Canmore weather in May (Alberta, Canada)

Planning a trip to Canmore in May? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

Temperatures

In May, Canmore generally has low temperatures and moderate snow/rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 9°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate -3°C.

Precipitation

Canmore in May usually receives moderate snow/rainfall, averaging around 88 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 12 days of snow/rain.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 203 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Canmore. July and August typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Canmore climate page with graphs.

 

Canmore, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature -3°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 9°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 39%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 88 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 12 days  
HumidityHumidity 40% *  
SunshineSunshine 203 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Banff, Canada (18 KM, 11 Miles).

Where to go in Canada in May

Find out more about the weather in Canada and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
1/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

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