May weather forecast
Buffalo Center, IA

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Buffalo Center, Iowa, with an average temperature ranging between min 51.4°F (10.8°C) and max 67.5°F (19.7°C).

Temperature

In Buffalo Center, Iowa, the average high-temperature in May rises from a cool 54.9°F (12.7°C) in April to a comfortable 67.5°F (19.7°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 51.4°F (10.8°C).

Humidity

In Buffalo Center, Iowa, the average relative humidity in May is 72%.

Rainfall

In Buffalo Center, in May, during 18.3 rainfall days, 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Buffalo Center, Iowa, there are 136.2 rainfall days, and 25.39" (645mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Buffalo Center, Iowa, are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.3 snowfall days, in May, Buffalo Center aggregates 0.43" (11mm) of snow. In Buffalo Center, during the entire year, snow falls for 55.1 days and aggregates up to 22.05" (560mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Buffalo Center, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 43min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 8:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:38 am and sunset at 8:48 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In Buffalo Center, the average sunshine in May is 8.5h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Buffalo Center?

In May, in Buffalo Center, Iowa, the average high-temperature is 67.5°F (19.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 51.4°F (10.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Buffalo Center?

In Buffalo Center, the average relative humidity in May is 72%.

How many days does it rain in May in Buffalo Center?

In Buffalo Center, in May, it is raining for 18.3 days, with typically 3.15" (80mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Buffalo Center?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Buffalo Center. During 0.3 snowfall days, in May, Buffalo Center aggregates 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Buffalo Center have in May?

In Buffalo Center, the average day length in May is 14h and 43min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Buffalo Center?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 8:17 pm. On the last day of the month, in Buffalo Center, sunrise is at 5:38 am and sunset at 8:48 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Buffalo Center have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Buffalo Center, Iowa, is 8.5h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Buffalo Center?

In Buffalo Center, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Buffalo Center, IA

Average temperature in May - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average high temperature in May: 67.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 51.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.9°F).

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Average pressure in May
Buffalo Center, IA

Average pressure in May - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average pressure in May: 29.93"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Buffalo Center, IA

Average wind speed in May - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average wind speed in May: 9.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.4mph).

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Average humidity in May
Buffalo Center, IA

Average humidity in May - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Buffalo Center, IA

Average rainfall in May - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.15"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (4.21").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.98").

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Average rainfall days in May
Buffalo Center, IA

Average rainfall days in May - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 18.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Buffalo Center, IA

Average snowfall in May - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.79").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Buffalo Center, IA

Average snowfall days in May - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Buffalo Center, IA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 43min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 21min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 2min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Buffalo Center, IA

Average sunshine days in May - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 10.8 days

The months with the most sunshine days are October and November (17.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (9.2 days).

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Average UV index in May
Buffalo Center, IA

Average UV index in May - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average UV index in May: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Buffalo Center, IA

Average cloud cover in May - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in May
Buffalo Center, IA

Average visibility in May - Buffalo Center, IA
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, July, August and December (5mi).

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