Early May was warm and dry in Greater Moncton which was a continuation from April and led to an increased number of forest fires throughout New Brunswick.
Mid-May was much cooler and wetter which was good news for firefighters.
Late May continued to be cool and wet except for the last three days which proved to be warm and humid.
MAY 2013 ALMANAC (at the Greater Moncton International Airport)
Average HIGH 17.0°C
Average LOW 5.1°C
AVERAGE 11.1°C (1.2 degrees ABOVE the 30-year-average 1971-2000)
Extreme HIGH 30.8°C (new record for 31 May)
Extreme LOW -1.6°C (3 and 4 May)
Rainfall 86 mm (near normal)
Snowfall 0 cm
(Data courtesy Environment Canada)