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

May weather forecast and climate
Kansas City, MO

A broad panoramic view of Kansas City, Missouri in the US, with an old statue of a scout boy looking towards the city
A broad panoramic view of Kansas City, Missouri in the US, with an old statue of a scout boy looking towards the city
The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Kansas City, Missouri, with temperature in the range of an average low of 57°F (13.9°C) and an average high of 75.9°F (24.4°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from an enjoyable 66.7°F (19.3°C) in April, to a warm 75.9°F (24.4°C). The average low-temperature, is 57°F (13.9°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 68%.

Rainfall

In Kansas City, during May, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.13" (130.3mm) of precipitation. In Kansas City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 90.8 days and collects up to 39.06" (992.2mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall in Kansas City, Missouri.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 9.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 8 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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 Kansas City?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Kansas City, is 75.9°F (24.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 57°F (13.9°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Kansas City?

The average relative humidity in May is 68%.

How much does it rain in Kansas City in May?

In Kansas City, Missouri, during May, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.13" (130.3mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Kansas City in May?

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

When it does not snow in Kansas City?

May through September are months without snowfall.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Kansas City, Missouri, is 14.3h.

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

In Kansas City, Missouri, the average sunshine in May is 9.2h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Kansas City?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Kansas City is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Kansas City, MO
  • Average high temperature in May: 75.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 57.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.4°F).

Average humidity in May - Kansas City, MO
  • Average humidity in May: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (71%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (62.9%).

Average rainfall in May - Kansas City, MO
  • Average rainfall in May: 5.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (5.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (1.1").

Average rainfall days in May - Kansas City, MO
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (4.8 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.4").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Kansas City, MO
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (2.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average UV index in May - Kansas 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).