May weather forecast and climate
Missouri, USA

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Weather in May

May is wet with plenty of sunshine amid a moderate amount of rain in Missouri. The average high temperatures are in the warm 72°F (22.2°C) to 79°F (26.1°C) range, while the average low temperatures are in the mild 51°F (10.6°C) to 57°F (13.9°C) zone. Springfield in the south averages between 54°F (12.2°C) to 75°F (23.9°C), while Hannibal in the north is between 53°F (11.7°C) to 73°F (22.8°C). Rainfall is between 5" (127mm) to 6" (152mm) in the state, with occasional heavy showers that result in flash floods. Activities like fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and river rafting, gather steam in the pleasant conditions of spring. The fresh air enlightens the spirit as the prairie adorns a blanket of greenery. State parks, zoos, and museums witness crowds as people take advantage of the excellent weather. Sweatshirts and t-shirts are suitable for afternoons, while long pants are better in the evenings.
Expect hail to be a prominent feature of the weather in May. Watch out for tornadoes in Missouri during the spring, which can bring strong winds out of nowhere.


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