Jefferson City
Missouri, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Jefferson City, MO

The scenic view of the State Capitol building in Jefferson City, Missouri, surrounded by a beautiful park, reflected in a pool of water nearby
The scenic view of the State Capitol building in Jefferson City, Missouri, surrounded by a beautiful park, reflected in a pool of water nearby
May, the last month of the spring, in Jefferson City, is a warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 53.1°F (11.7°C) and 75°F (23.9°C).

Temperature

In Jefferson City, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a comfortable 66.7°F (19.3°C) in April, to a moderately hot 75°F (23.9°C). In May, in Jefferson City, the average low-temperature is 53.1°F (11.7°C).

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 12 days and accumulates 5.2" (131.6mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows. Throughout the year, in Jefferson City, 13.8" (350.5mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Jefferson City is 14.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Jefferson City is 9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 8 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Jefferson City?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 75°F (23.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 53.1°F (11.7°C).

How much does it rain in Jefferson City in May?

In Jefferson City, in May, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 5.2" (131.6mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Jefferson City?

The month with the most rainfall is May when the rain falls for 12 days and typically aggregates up to 5.2" (131.6mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Jefferson City in May?

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

What is the average length of the day in May in Jefferson City?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Jefferson City?

In Jefferson City, the average sunshine in May is 9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Jefferson City?

In Jefferson City, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Jefferson City, MO
  • Average high temperature in May: 75.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 53.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.9°F).

Average rainfall in May - Jefferson City, MO
  • Average rainfall in May: 5.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (5.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (1.9").

Average rainfall days in May - Jefferson City, MO
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (7 days).

Average snowfall in May - Jefferson City, MO
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Jefferson City, MO
  • Average daylight in May: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in May - Jefferson City, MO
  • Average UV index in May: 8

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).