May weather forecast
Independence, MO

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Independence, is an agreeable month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 55.9°F (13.3°C) and an average high of 72.7°F (22.6°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises from an enjoyable 64°F (17.8°C) in April to an agreeable 72.7°F (22.6°C). In May, in Independence, the average low-temperature is 55.9°F (13.3°C).

Humidity

May is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall in Independence. Rain falls for 17.2 days and accumulates 3.82" (97mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, Independence aggregates 0.24" (6mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Independence, there are 19.9 snowfall days, and 10.2" (259mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14h and 20min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 8:10 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:53 am and sunset at 8:37 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Independence is 8.6h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Independence is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Independence?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Independence, Missouri, is 72.7°F (22.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 55.9°F (13.3°C).

What is the most humid month in Independence?

The most humid month in Independence is May, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

What is the average humidity in May in Independence?

In May, the average relative humidity in Independence, Missouri, is 79%.

What is the rainiest month in Independence?

The month with the most rainfall in Independence is May, when the rain falls for 17.2 days and typically aggregates up to 3.82" (97mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in Independence?

In May, in Independence, Missouri, the rain falls for 17.2 days. Throughout May, 3.82" (97mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Independence?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Independence, Missouri. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Independence aggregates 0.24" (6mm) of snow.

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

In May, the average day length in Independence, Missouri, is 14h and 20min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Independence?

On the first day of May in Independence, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 8:10 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:53 am and sunset at 8:37 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Independence?

In Independence, the average sunshine duration in May is 8.6h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Independence?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Independence, MO

Average temperature in May - Independence, MO
  • Average high temperature in May: 72.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 55.9°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 (22.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Independence, MO

Average pressure in May - Independence, MO
  • Average pressure in May: 29.93"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.89"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Independence, MO

Average wind speed in May - Independence, MO
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February, March and April (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Independence, MO

Average humidity in May - Independence, MO
  • Average humidity in May: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Independence, MO

Average rainfall in May - Independence, MO
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.82"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in May
Independence, MO

Average rainfall days in May - Independence, MO
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Independence, MO

Average snowfall in May - Independence, MO
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.24"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.58").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Independence, MO

Average snowfall days in May - Independence, MO
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.5 days).
The 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
Independence, MO

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Independence, MO
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 20min

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 36min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Independence, MO

Average sunshine days in May - Independence, MO
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Independence, MO

Average UV index in May - Independence, 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
Independence, MO

Average cloud cover in May - Independence, MO
  • Average cloud cover in May: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in May
Independence, MO

Average visibility in May - Independence, 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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