May weather forecast and climate
Topeka, KS

The tall tower of Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas
The tall tower of Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Topeka, Kansas, with average temperature ranging between min 55.6°F (13.1°C) and max 73°F (22.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a comfortable 64.6°F (18.1°C) in April, to an agreeable 73°F (22.8°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 55.6°F (13.1°C).

Humidity

May is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 16.3 days and accumulates 3.74" (95mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Topeka snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 8.9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Topeka, Kansas, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk 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 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. 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 temperature in May in Topeka?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Topeka, is 73°F (22.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 55.6°F (13.1°C).

What is the most humid month in Topeka?

With an average relative humidity of 78%, May is the most humid month.

What is the average humidity in May in Topeka?

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

How much does it rain in Topeka in May?

In Topeka, during May, the rain falls for 16.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.74" (95mm) of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Topeka?

The month with the most rainfall in Topeka is May when the rain falls for 16.3 days and typically aggregates up to 3.74" (95mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Topeka in May?

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

When it does not snow in Topeka?

In Topeka snow does not fall in May through September.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Topeka have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 8.9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Topeka?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Topeka?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Topeka is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Topeka, KS

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 55.6°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
Topeka, KS

Average pressure in May - Topeka, KS
  • Average pressure in May: 29.91"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87").

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Average wind speed in May
Topeka, KS

Average wind speed in May - Topeka, KS
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Topeka, KS

Average humidity in May - Topeka, KS
  • Average humidity in May: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (67%).

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Average rainfall in May
Topeka, KS

Average rainfall in May - Topeka, 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 January (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in May
Topeka, KS

Average rainfall days in May - Topeka, KS
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Topeka, KS

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.6").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Topeka, KS

Average snowfall days in May - Topeka, KS
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.3 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
Topeka, KS

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Topeka, 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: 8.9h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Topeka, KS

Average sunshine days in May - Topeka, KS
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Topeka, KS

Average UV index in May - Topeka, 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
Topeka, KS

Average cloud cover in May - Topeka, KS
  • Average cloud cover in May: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in May
Topeka, KS

Average visibility in May - Topeka, 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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