This report describes the typical weather at the Sheringham Pt (Port Renfrew, British Columbia, Canada) weather station over the course of an average May. It is based on the historical records from 2004 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Port Renfrew, British Columbia has a mediterranean climate with dry warm summers and mild winters. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by forests (60%) and oceans and seas (38%).
The month of May is characterized by gradually rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs ranging from 52Â°F to 57Â°F over the course of the month, exceeding 63Â°F or dropping below 48Â°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of May, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 1:13 hours, implying an average day-over-day increase of 2.4 minutes.
The shortest day of the month is May 1 with 14:36 hours of daylight; the longest day is May 31 with 15:49 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 5:19am on May 30; the latest sunset is at 9:09pm on May 31; the latest sunrise is at 5:55am on May 1; the earliest sunset is at 8:31pm on May 1.
Daylight savings time is observed in 2012 but it neither starts nor ends in May, so the entire month is in daylight time.
This weather station does not reliably report sky cover.
There is either very little precipitation at this location in May, or the weather station does not reliably report the conditions.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in May or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 66% (mildly humid) to 93% (very humid) over the course of a typical May, rarely dropping below 62% (mildly humid) and reaching as high as 95% (very humid).
The air is driest around May 10, at which time the relative humidity drops below 69% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around May 23, rising above 92% (very humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a typical May, the dew point typically varies from 38Â°F (dry) to 47Â°F (dry) and is rarely below 36Â°F (dry) or above 48Â°F (dry).
Over the course of May typical wind speeds vary from 2 mph to 23 mph (light air to fresh breeze), rarely exceeding 32 mph (high wind).
The highest average wind speed of 12 mph (moderate breeze) occurs around May 9, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 23 mph (fresh breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 12 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around May 23, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 22 mph (fresh breeze).