May weather forecast
Columbia, MO

The iconic and famed historical columns in Columbia, Missouri
The iconic and famed historical columns in Columbia, Missouri

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Columbia, is a warm month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 74.8°F (23.8°C) and 56.1°F (13.4°C).

Temperature

In Columbia, the average high-temperature in May increases from a comfortable 64.9°F (18.3°C) in April to a moderately hot 74.8°F (23.8°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 56.1°F (13.4°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Columbia is May, when the rain falls for 11.3 days and typically aggregates up to 1.3" (33mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through September are months without snowfall in Columbia.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Columbia, Missouri, is 14h and 19min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:10 am and sunset at 8:01 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:45 am and sunset at 8:28 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Columbia is 8.9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Columbia?

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

What is the average humidity in May in Columbia?

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

What is the wettest month in Columbia?

The month with the most rainfall in Columbia, Missouri, is May, when the rain falls for 11.3 days and typically aggregates up to 1.3" (33mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Columbia in May?

In Columbia, during May, the rain falls for 11.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.3" (33mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Columbia?

In Columbia, Missouri, snow does not fall in April through September.

How many hours of daylight does Columbia have in May?

In Columbia, Missouri, the average day length in May is 14h and 19min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Columbia?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:10 am and sunset at 8:01 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:45 am and sunset at 8:28 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Columbia?

In Columbia, Missouri, the average sunshine duration in May is 8.9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Columbia?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Columbia is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Columbia, MO

Average temperature in May - Columbia, MO
  • Average high temperature in May: 74.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 56.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23°F).

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Average pressure in May
Columbia, MO

Average pressure in May - Columbia, MO
  • Average pressure in May: 29.94"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Columbia, MO

Average wind speed in May - Columbia, MO
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and March (9.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.1mph).

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Average humidity in May
Columbia, MO

Average humidity in May - Columbia, MO
  • Average humidity in May: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Columbia, MO

Average rainfall in May - Columbia, MO
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.3").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.43").

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Average rainfall days in May
Columbia, MO

Average rainfall days in May - Columbia, MO
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.3 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are April and May (11.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Columbia, MO

Average snowfall in May - Columbia, MO
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.67").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Columbia, MO

Average snowfall days in May - Columbia, MO
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Columbia, MO

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Columbia, MO
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 19min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 54min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Columbia, MO

Average sunshine days in May - Columbia, MO
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (23.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (15.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Columbia, MO

Average UV index in May - Columbia, MO
  • Average UV index in May: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Columbia, MO

Average cloud cover in May - Columbia, MO
  • Average cloud cover in May: 39

The months with the most cloud cover are January, February and March (Cloud cover 49).
The months with the least cloud cover are June, July and August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in May
Columbia, MO

Average visibility in May - Columbia, MO
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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