May weather forecast
Bemidji, MN

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Shallow waters and brown sandy shores with empty vessels along Lake Bemidji, Minnesota
Shallow waters and brown sandy shores with empty vessels along Lake Bemidji, Minnesota

Weather in May

May arrives in Bemidji and brings with it unquestionable spring weather. As the city transitions into this month, it relishes extended daylight hours and sees a significant boost in sunshine. The mercury soars as high as 63°F (17.2°C), underlining the city's progress into warmer climes from 47.7°F (8.7°C) in April. May's warmth and sunshine gloriously punctuate the arrival of late spring and the impending heat of the summer months.

Temperature

In Bemidji, the average high-temperature in May significantly increases from a chilly 47.7°F (8.7°C) in April to an enjoyable 63°F (17.2°C). Bemidji, during May, witnesses an average low-temperature of 42.8°F (6°C).

Humidity

May is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

Rainfall

In Bemidji, during May, the rain falls for 14.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 105.3 rainfall days, and 19.69" (500mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.2 snowfall days, in May, Bemidji aggregates 0.43" (11mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 94.6 snowfall days, and 36.26" (921mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 15h and 8min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:01 am and sunset at 8:31 pm. On the last day of May, in Bemidji, sunrise is at 5:26 am and sunset at 9:08 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In Bemidji, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Bemidji, Minnesota, is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the maximum UV index of 4 suggests this advice:
Undertake precautions - It is suggested to shield oneself from sunburn. The Sun is at its harshest during midday; protect yourself by staying in shaded areas and minimizing exposure. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Be aware! The intensity of the Sun's UV radiation can be amplified nearly twice due to snow reflection.
Updated: Feb 12, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in May in Bemidji?

The high-temperature in Bemidji during May is 63°F (17.2°C) and the low-temperature is 42.8°F (6°C).

What is the least humid month in Bemidji?

May is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

What is the average humidity in May in Bemidji?

In May, the average relative humidity in Bemidji is 70%.

How many days does it rain in May in Bemidji?

In May, in Bemidji, the rain falls for 14.9 days. Throughout May, 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Bemidji?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Bemidji. During 1.2 snowfall days, in May, Bemidji aggregates 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

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

In May, the average day length in Bemidji, Minnesota, is 15h and 8min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Bemidji?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:01 am and sunset at 8:31 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:26 am and sunset at 9:08 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Bemidji?

In Bemidji, the average sunshine duration in May is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Bemidji?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Bemidji is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Bemidji, MN

Average temperature in May - Bemidji, MN
  • Average high temperature in May: 63°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 42.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.6°F).

Average pressure in May
Bemidji, MN

Average pressure in May - Bemidji, MN
  • Average pressure in May: 29.94"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

Average wind speed in May
Bemidji, MN

Average wind speed in May - Bemidji, MN
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (8.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.9mph).

Average humidity in May
Bemidji, MN

Average humidity in May - Bemidji, MN
  • Average humidity in May: 70%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (70%).

Average rainfall in May
Bemidji, MN

Average rainfall in May - Bemidji, MN
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.91").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.75").

Average rainfall days in May
Bemidji, MN

Average rainfall days in May - Bemidji, MN
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1.3 days).

Average snowfall in May
Bemidji, MN

Average snowfall in May - Bemidji, MN
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (7.28").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May
Bemidji, MN

Average snowfall days in May - Bemidji, MN
  • Average snowfall days in May: 1.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Bemidji, MN

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bemidji, MN
  • Average daylight in May: 15h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average sunshine days in May
Bemidji, MN

Average sunshine days in May - Bemidji, MN
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (17.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.7 days).

Average UV index in May
Bemidji, MN

Average UV index in May - Bemidji, MN
  • Average UV index in May: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in May
Bemidji, MN

Average cloud cover in May - Bemidji, MN
  • Average cloud cover in May: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 80).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 34).

Average visibility in May
Bemidji, MN

Average visibility in May - Bemidji, MN
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August and September (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (4mi).

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