Dickinson
North Dakota, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Dickinson, ND

The last month of the spring, May, is a comfortable month in Dickinson, North Dakota, with average temperature fluctuating between 40.1°F (4.5°C) and 66°F (18.9°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a mild 55.4°F (13°C) in April, to a comfortable 66°F (18.9°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 40.1°F (4.5°C).

Rainfall

In Dickinson, North Dakota, during 10.9 rainfall days, 2.3" (58.9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 86.5 rainfall days, and 15.7" (400mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Dickinson are January through May, September through December. May is the last month it regularly snows in Dickinson. During 0.3 snowfall days, Dickinson aggregates 0.5" (12.7mm) of snow. In Dickinson, during the entire year, snow falls for 28.9 days, and aggregates up to 33.7" (855.9mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Dickinson, the average length of the day in May is 15.1h.

Sunshine

In Dickinson, the average sunshine in May is 9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Dickinson is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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.

What is the temperature in May in Dickinson?

In May, in Dickinson, the average high-temperature is 66°F (18.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 40.1°F (4.5°C).

How much does it rain in Dickinson in May?

In Dickinson, in May, during 10.9 rainfall days, 2.3" (58.9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Dickinson?

May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.3 snowfall days, in May, Dickinson aggregates 0.5" (12.7mm) of snow.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Dickinson is 15.1h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Dickinson?

In Dickinson, North Dakota, the average sunshine in May is 9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Dickinson?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Dickinson, North Dakota, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Dickinson, ND
  • Average high temperature in May: 66.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 40.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (54.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (6.2°F).

Average rainfall in May - Dickinson, ND
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (0.2").

Average rainfall days in May - Dickinson, ND
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (12.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (4.3 days).

Average snowfall in May - Dickinson, ND
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (5.6").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Dickinson, ND
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Dickinson, ND
  • Average daylight in May: 15.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in May - Dickinson, ND
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).