May weather forecast and climate
Kansas City, KS

Weather in May

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. 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, in Kansas City, there are 16.5 snowfall days, and 4.69" (119mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Kansas City is 14.3h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8.6h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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 Kansas City?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Kansas City, Kansas, is 73°F (22.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 55.9°F (13.3°C).

What are the most humid months in Kansas City?

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

What is the average humidity in May in Kansas City?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Kansas City?

In Kansas City, in May, during 16.8 rainfall days, 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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.

What is the last month it snows in Kansas City?

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

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

The average length of the day in May in Kansas City is 14.3h.

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

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

When is the highest UV index in Kansas City?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Kansas City?

In Kansas City, Kansas, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

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"

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

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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%

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").
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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (4.8 days).
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: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
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).
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

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

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