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

May weather forecast and climate
Fargo, ND

An aerial panorama of the largest city of Fargo, North Dakota, with a clear outline of the distant skyline
An aerial panorama of the largest city of Fargo, North Dakota, with a clear outline of the distant skyline
The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Fargo, North Dakota, with temperature in the range of an average high of 69.3°F (20.7°C) and an average low of 45°F (7.2°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a mild 55.8°F (13.2°C) in April, to a pleasant 69.3°F (20.7°C). In Fargo, the average low-temperature is 45°F (7.2°C).

Humidity

The least humid month is May, with an average relative humidity of 60%.

Rainfall

In Fargo, during May, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.8" (71.4mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Fargo, there are 105.8 rainfall days, and 22.6" (573.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows. In Fargo, North Dakota, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 50.1" (1272.6mm).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Fargo, the average sunshine in May is 9.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Fargo is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Fargo?

In Fargo, in May, the average high-temperature is 69.3°F (20.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 45°F (7.2°C).

What is the least humid month in Fargo?

May is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 60%.

What is the average humidity in May in Fargo?

The average relative humidity in May in Fargo, North Dakota, is 60%.

How many days does it rain in May in Fargo?

In Fargo, during May, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.8" (71.4mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Fargo in May?

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

How many hours of daylight does Fargo have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Fargo have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 9.1h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Fargo?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Fargo, North Dakota, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Fargo, ND
  • Average high temperature in May: 69.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 44.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.1°F).

Average humidity in May - Fargo, ND
  • Average humidity in May: 60%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (60%).

Average rainfall in May - Fargo, ND
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.6").

Average rainfall days in May - Fargo, ND
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (11.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (7.1 days).

Average snowfall in May - Fargo, ND
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (11.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Fargo, ND
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (9.5 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 - Fargo, 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: 9.1h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

Average UV index in May - Fargo, ND
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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).