May weather forecast
Joplin, MO

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Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Joplin, Missouri, with average temperature varying between 57.2°F (14°C) and 74.8°F (23.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from an enjoyable 67.3°F (19.6°C) in April, to a warm 74.8°F (23.8°C). In Joplin, in May, the average low-temperature is 57.2°F (14°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall in Joplin. Rain falls for 16.8 days and accumulates 5.04" (128mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, May, November and December are months with snowfall. May is the first month it typically snows. Throughout May, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.31" (8mm) of snow. In Joplin, during the entire year, snow falls for 11.8 days, and aggregates up to 5.63" (143mm) of snow.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Joplin is 8.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Joplin?

With an average relative humidity of 79%, May is the most humid month in Joplin.

What is the average humidity in May in Joplin?

The average relative humidity in May in Joplin, Missouri, is 79%.

What is the wettest month in Joplin?

The month with the most rainfall in Joplin, Missouri, is May when the rain falls for 16.8 days and typically aggregates up to 5.04" (128mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Joplin in May?

In Joplin, Missouri, during May, the rain falls for 16.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.04" (128mm) of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Joplin?

May is the first month it typically snows in Joplin. Throughout May, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.31" (8mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Joplin have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Joplin, Missouri, is 14.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Joplin have in May?

In Joplin, the average sunshine in May is 8.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Joplin?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Joplin, MO

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 57.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.3°F).

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Average pressure in May
Joplin, MO

Average pressure in May - Joplin, MO
  • Average pressure in May: 29.94"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92").

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Average wind speed in May
Joplin, MO

Average wind speed in May - Joplin, MO
  • Average wind speed in May: 9.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (10.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.1mph).

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Average humidity in May
Joplin, MO

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Joplin, MO

Average rainfall in May - Joplin, MO
  • Average rainfall in May: 5.04"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (5.04").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in May
Joplin, MO

Average rainfall days in May - Joplin, MO
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.8 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January and December (6.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Joplin, MO

Average snowfall in May - Joplin, MO
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.31"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.44").
Months with the least snowfall are April, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Joplin, MO

Average snowfall days in May - Joplin, MO
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Joplin, MO
  • Average daylight in May: 14.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Joplin, MO

Average sunshine days in May - Joplin, MO
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (21.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.2 days).

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Average UV index in May
Joplin, MO

Average UV index in May - Joplin, MO
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Joplin, MO

Average cloud cover in May - Joplin, MO
  • Average cloud cover in May: 38

Months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 45).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, July and August (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in May
Joplin, MO

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

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

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