May weather forecast
Chanute, KS

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Chanute, Kansas, with temperature in the range of an average low of 57.2°F (14°C) and an average high of 73.9°F (23.3°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises from an enjoyable 66.4°F (19.1°C) in April to a warm 73.9°F (23.3°C). In Chanute, the average low-temperature is 57.2°F (14°C).

Humidity

The most humid month in Chanute is May, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall in Chanute, Kansas. Rain falls for 13.2 days and accumulates 3.74" (95mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, May, November and December are months with snowfall in Chanute. May is the first month it typically snows in Chanute. Throughout May, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 10.7 snowfall days, and 2.24" (57mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in Chanute, Kansas, is 14h and 13min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:25 am and sunset at 8:12 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 6:02 am and sunset at 8:37 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Chanute?

May is the most humid month in Chanute, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

What is the average humidity in May in Chanute?

The average relative humidity in May in Chanute, Kansas, is 79%.

What is the wettest month in Chanute?

May is the month with the most rainfall in Chanute, Kansas. Rain falls for 13.2 days and accumulates 3.74" (95mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in Chanute?

In May, the rain falls for 13.2 days. Throughout May, 3.74" (95mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Chanute?

May is the first month it typically snows. Throughout May, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Chanute have in May?

The average day length in May in Chanute, Kansas, is 14h and 13min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Chanute?

On the first day of May in Chanute, Kansas, sunrise is at 6:25 am and sunset at 8:12 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:02 am and sunset at 8:37 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Chanute?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Chanute, Kansas, is 8.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Chanute?

In Chanute, Kansas, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Chanute, KS

Average temperature in May - Chanute, KS
  • Average high temperature in May: 73.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 57.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.6°F).

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Average pressure in May
Chanute, KS

Average pressure in May - Chanute, KS
  • Average pressure in May: 29.92"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.89"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Chanute, KS

Average wind speed in May - Chanute, KS
  • Average wind speed in May: 9.4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (11.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Chanute, KS

Average humidity in May - Chanute, KS
  • Average humidity in May: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

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Average rainfall in May
Chanute, KS

Average rainfall in May - Chanute, KS
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.74"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.74").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.47").

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Average rainfall days in May
Chanute, KS

Average rainfall days in May - Chanute, KS
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.2 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Chanute, KS

Average snowfall in May - Chanute, KS
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.08"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.91").
The months with the least snowfall are April, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Chanute, KS

Average snowfall days in May - Chanute, KS
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Chanute, KS

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Chanute, KS
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 13min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 44min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 37min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Chanute, KS

Average sunshine days in May - Chanute, KS
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.8 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are April and May (15.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Chanute, KS

Average UV index in May - Chanute, KS
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Chanute, KS

Average cloud cover in May - Chanute, KS
  • Average cloud cover in May: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in May
Chanute, KS

Average visibility in May - Chanute, KS
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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