Humidity Levels in Alaska During May





The average humidity in May is listed below for places in Alaska. The tables give daily averages along with highest and lowest relative humidity levels.

Relative humidity measures the actual amount of moisture in the air as a percentage of the maximum amount of moisture the air can hold.

All the numbers here are averages for the years 1961 to 1990.

Average Humidity

In these tables, the Daily number is the average of humidity readings taken every three hours throughout the day. Morning percentages are for 6 am and Afternoon measures are for 3 pm local standard time.

Southeast Alaska

Daily Place Morning Afternoon
75 Annette Island 83 65
76 Juneau 87 63
83 Yakutat 92 72

South - Central Alaska

Daily Place Morning Afternoon
62 Anchorage 75 50
50 Fairbanks 66 37
58 Gulkana 75 40
74 Homer 85 65
67 Talkeetna 86 50
75 Valdez 86 64

Southwest Alaska

Daily Place Morning Afternoon
76 Bethel 90 63
84 Cold Bay 90 76
70 King Salmon 84 56
76 Kodiak 82 70
60 McGrath 78 45
88 St Paul Island 91 83

Far North Alaska

Daily Place Morning Afternoon
87 Barrow 89 84
61 Bettles 73 49
81 Kotzebue 85 77
74 Nome 78 70

Highest and Lowest Humidity

Below are the averages during May for maximum and minimum relative humidity percentages in Alaska. The hours when this month's highest and lowest humidity readings usually occur are given in local standard time.

Southeast Alaska

High Time Place Low Time
85.2 3 am Annette Island 64.9 3 pm
88.9 3 am Juneau 62.8 3 pm
93.0 3 am Yakutat 71.8 3 pm

South - Central Alaska

High Time Place Low Time
74.8 6 am Anchorage 49.9 3 pm
65.8 6 am Fairbanks 37.1 3 pm
76.9 3 am Gulkana 40.0 3 pm
85.1 6 am Homer 65.1 3 pm
86.0 3 am Talkeetna 50.4 3 pm
86.8 3 am Valdez 64.0 3 pm

Southwest Alaska

High Time Place Low Time
89.8 6 am Bethel 62.9 3 pm
89.5 6 am Cold Bay 75.9 3 pm
84.1 6 am King Salmon 56.1 3 pm
82.1 3 am Kodiak 70.1 3 pm
78.3 6 am McGrath 44.6 3 pm
90.8 6 am St Paul Island 82.8 3 pm

Far North Alaska

High Time Place Low Time
89.9 3 am Barrow 83.6 3 pm
75.2 3 am Bettles 48.8 6 pm
85.3 3 am Kotzebue 76.8 3 pm
78.4 3 am Nome 69.6 6 pm
Reference

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

Alaska Humidity
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