May weather forecast
Minot, ND

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a comfortable month in Minot, North Dakota, with temperature in the range of an average low of 46.4°F (8°C) and an average high of 64.4°F (18°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases considerably from a chilly 49.8°F (9.9°C) in April to an enjoyable 64.4°F (18°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 46.4°F (8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 59%.

Rainfall

In Minot, in May, it is raining for 11.5 days, with typically 1.81" (46mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Minot, during the entire year, the rain falls for 89.5 days and collects up to 13.94" (354mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.5 snowfall days, in May, Minot aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Minot, there are 58.4 snowfall days, and 16.22" (412mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 15h and 14min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:25 am and sunset at 8:58 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:49 am and sunset at 9:36 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Minot is 9.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Minot, North Dakota, is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Minot?

The average relative humidity in May is 59%.

How many days does it rain in May in Minot?

In Minot, North Dakota, in May, it is raining for 11.5 days, with typically 1.81" (46mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Minot?

May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.5 snowfall days, in May, Minot aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

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

In Minot, North Dakota, the average day length in May is 15h and 14min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Minot?

On the first day of May in Minot, sunrise is at 6:25 am and sunset at 8:58 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:49 am and sunset at 9:36 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Minot have in May?

In Minot, the average sunshine duration in May is 9.7h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Minot?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Minot, ND

Average temperature in May - Minot, ND
  • Average high temperature in May: 64.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 46.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (4.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Minot, ND

Average pressure in May - Minot, ND
  • Average pressure in May: 29.93"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.18"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Minot, ND

Average wind speed in May - Minot, ND
  • Average wind speed in May: 10.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (10.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (8.6mph).

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Average humidity in May
Minot, ND

Average humidity in May - Minot, ND
  • Average humidity in May: 59%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (54%).

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Average rainfall in May
Minot, ND

Average rainfall in May - Minot, ND
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.81"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.52").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.39").

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Average rainfall days in May
Minot, ND

Average rainfall days in May - Minot, ND
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (14 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Minot, ND

Average snowfall in May - Minot, ND
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.95").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Minot, ND

Average snowfall days in May - Minot, ND
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Minot, ND

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Minot, ND
  • Average daylight in May: 15h and 14min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 1min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 25min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 24min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 3h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Minot, ND

Average sunshine days in May - Minot, ND
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (13.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Minot, ND

Average UV index in May - Minot, ND
  • Average UV index in May: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Minot, ND

Average cloud cover in May - Minot, ND
  • Average cloud cover in May: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 22).

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Average visibility in May
Minot, ND

Average visibility in May - Minot, ND
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (5mi).

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