Average Precipitation for Newfoundland & Labrador in May





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during May at communities and parks in Newfoundland and Labrador. Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets this month and for the normal amount of precipitation.

You can jump to a separate table for the Avalon Peninsula, Eastern Newfoundland, Central Newfoundland, Western Newfoundland and Labrador.

The calculation of days only includes the days when precipitation totalled at least 0.2 millimetres (0.008 inches). The month's total precipitation is an average of weather data collected during 1981 to 2010.

Avalon Peninsula

Average monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 Come By Chance 3.7 95
12 Harbour Grace 3.4 85
16 Long Harbour 3.6 92
17 St John's 4.0 103
15 St Shotts 4.4 111

Eastern Newfoundland

May averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
18 Bonavista 3.0 76
14 St Lawrence 4.9 125
18 Terra Nova National Park 3.2 82

Central Newfoundland

Average amount of rain and snow in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
15 Baie Verte 3.1 79
16 Burgeo 5.0 127
18 Gander 3.5 90
14 Grand Falls 3.1 78
12 Harbour Breton 4.6 117
11 Musgrave Harbour 2.9 73
12 Springdale 2.9 73

Western Newfoundland

Precipitation totals for May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
15 Channel-Port-Aux-Basques 4.7 119
16 Corner Brook 3.4 86
14 Deer Lake 3.0 77
13 Gros Morne National Park 3.4 85
12 Port Saunders 3.1 79
16 Rocky Harbour 2.9 74
16 St Anthony 3.3 83
15 Stephenville 3.8 97

Labrador

Total precipitation during May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
16 Cartwright 2.7 68
16 Churchill Falls 2.4 61
15 Happy Valley - Goose Bay 2.7 69
13 Makkovik 2.0 52
14 Mary's Harbour 2.9 73
13 Nain 2.2 57
15 Wabush Lake 2.1 53
Reference

Environment Canada. Meteorological Service of Canada. Canadian Climate Normals. 1981-2010 Climate Normals & Averages.

Newfoundland and Labrador Precipitation
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