May weather forecast
Kansas City, KS

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Kansas City, is an agreeable month, with an average temperature ranging between min 55.9°F (13.3°C) and max 73°F (22.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises from a comfortable 64°F (17.8°C) in April to a pleasant 73°F (22.8°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 55.9°F (13.3°C).

Humidity

May and June, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are the most humid months.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is May, when the rain falls for 16.8 days and typically aggregates up to 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Kansas City. May is the last month it regularly snows in Kansas City. During 0.1 snowfall days, Kansas City aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 16.5 snowfall days, and 4.69" (119mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Kansas City, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 20min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 8:11 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:54 am and sunset at 8:37 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In Kansas City, Kansas, the average sunshine in May is 8.6h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Kansas City. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What are the most humid months in Kansas City?

The months with the highest humidity in Kansas City are May and June, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

What is the average humidity in May in Kansas City?

In Kansas City, Kansas, the average relative humidity in May is 78%.

What is the rainiest month in Kansas City?

May is the month with the most rainfall in Kansas City, Kansas. Rain falls for 16.8 days and accumulates 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Kansas City in May?

In Kansas City, Kansas, during May, the rain falls for 16.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Kansas City?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Kansas City. During 0.1 snowfall days, in May, Kansas City aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in May in Kansas City?

The average day length in May in Kansas City is 14h and 20min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Kansas City?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 8:11 pm. On the last day of the month, in Kansas City, sunrise is at 5:54 am and sunset at 8:37 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Kansas City have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Kansas City is 8.6h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Kansas City?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Kansas City.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Kansas City?

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

Average temperature in May - Kansas City, KS
  • Average high temperature in May: 73°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 55.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.6°F).

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Average pressure in May
Kansas City, KS

Average pressure in May - Kansas City, KS
  • Average pressure in May: 29.93"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.89"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Kansas City, KS

Average wind speed in May - Kansas City, KS
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February, March and April (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Kansas City, KS

Average humidity in May - Kansas City, KS
  • Average humidity in May: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May and June (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

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Average rainfall in May
Kansas City, KS

Average rainfall in May - Kansas City, KS
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.07"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in May
Kansas City, KS

Average rainfall days in May - Kansas City, KS
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Kansas City, KS

Average snowfall in May - Kansas City, KS
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.12"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.81").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Kansas City, KS

Average snowfall days in May - Kansas City, KS
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.1 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (4.8 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
Kansas City, KS

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kansas City, KS
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 20min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 28min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Kansas City, KS

Average sunshine days in May - Kansas City, KS
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Kansas City, KS

Average UV index in May - Kansas City, KS
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
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
Kansas City, KS

Average cloud cover in May - Kansas City, KS
  • Average cloud cover in May: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in May
Kansas City, KS

Average visibility in May - Kansas City, 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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