Average Precipitation for Nova Scotia in May





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during May at cities, towns and parks in Nova Scotia. 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 each region of Nova Scotia: Cape Breton Island, Northern and Eastern Shores, South Shore and the Annapolis Valley.

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.

Cape Breton Island

Average monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Baddeck 4.1 104
15 Cheticamp 3.4 85
16 Ingonish Beach 4.3 109
15 Louisbourg 5.0 128
15 Port Hawkesbury 3.9 98
15 Sydney 4.1 103

Northern & Eastern Shores

May averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 Pictou 3.3 84
14 Pugwash 3.8 95
15 Sable Island 4.0 101
11 Stillwater - Sherbrooke 4.7 119

South Shore

Average amount of rain and snow in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
15 Bridgewater 5.0 128
16 Halifax 4.7 119
13 Liverpool - Milton 5.3 136
14 Yarmouth 4.0 101

Annapolis Valley

Precipitation totals for May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
15 Amherst - Nappan 4.0 101
11 Annapolis Royal 3.4 86
13 Kejimkujik National Park 3.9 99
14 Kentville 4.0 102
16 Parrsboro 4.1 105
15 Truro 3.7 94
Reference

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

Nova Scotia Precipitation
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