May weather forecast and climate
Sterling, KS

May, the last month of the spring, in Sterling, is a warm month, with average temperature ranging between min 55.6°F (13.1°C) and max 75.2°F (24°C).

Temperature

In Sterling, Kansas, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from an enjoyable 66.4°F (19.1°C) in April, to a warm 75.2°F (24°C). In May, in Sterling, the average low-temperature is 55.6°F (13.1°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 69%, May is the most humid month.

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 14.7 days and accumulates 3.82" (97mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Sterling is 9.6h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Sterling is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Sterling?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Sterling, is 75.2°F (24°C), while the average low-temperature is 55.6°F (13.1°C).

What is the most humid month in Sterling?

The most humid month in Sterling is May, with an average relative humidity of 69%.

What is the average humidity in May in Sterling?

The average relative humidity in May in Sterling, Kansas, is 69%.

How many days does it rain in May in Sterling?

In May, the rain falls for 14.7 days. Throughout May, 3.82" (97mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Sterling?

May is the month with the most rainfall in Sterling, Kansas. Rain falls for 14.7 days and accumulates 3.82" (97mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Sterling in May?

In May, in Sterling, Kansas, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

When it does not snow in Sterling?

May through September are months without snowfall in Sterling, Kansas.

What is the average length of the day in May in Sterling?

In May, the average length of the day is 14.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sterling have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Sterling is 9.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Sterling?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Sterling is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Sterling, KS
  • Average high temperature in May: 75.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 55.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.7°F).

Average pressure in May - Sterling, KS
  • Average pressure in May: 29.9"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85").

Average wind speed in May - Sterling, KS
  • Average wind speed in May: 11.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.3mph).

Average humidity in May - Sterling, KS
  • Average humidity in May: 69%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (69%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (59%).

Average rainfall in May - Sterling, KS
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.82"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.82").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.67").

Average rainfall days in May - Sterling, KS
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (14.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.7 days).

Average snowfall in May - Sterling, KS
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.36").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Sterling, KS
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Sterling, KS
  • Average daylight in May: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.2h).

Average sunshine days in May - Sterling, KS
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (23.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.2 days).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in May - Sterling, KS
  • Average cloud cover in May: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 36).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 20).

Average visibility in May - Sterling, 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).