Aberdeen
South Dakota, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Aberdeen, SD

During winter, snow cover is seen all over the area in Aberdeen City, South Dakota, there is a clear horizon line even with the dark, heavy clouds over
During winter, snow cover is seen all over the area in Aberdeen City, South Dakota, there is a clear horizon line even with the dark, heavy clouds over
The last month of the spring, May, is an agreeable month in Aberdeen, South Dakota, with average temperature ranging between min 44.1°F (6.7°C) and max 68.7°F (20.4°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a moderate 57°F (13.9°C) in April, to a pleasant 68.7°F (20.4°C). In May, in Aberdeen, the average low-temperature is 44.1°F (6.7°C).

Rainfall

In May, in Aberdeen, the rain falls for 9.9 days. Throughout May, 3.1" (79mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 94.4 rainfall days, and 21.7" (551.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows. In Aberdeen, South Dakota, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 38.1" (967.8mm).

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Aberdeen is 14.9h.

Sunshine

In Aberdeen, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 7 in May interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 Aberdeen?

In May, the average high-temperature is 68.7°F (20.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 44.1°F (6.7°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Aberdeen?

In Aberdeen, in May, it is raining for 9.9 days, with typically 3.1" (79mm) of accumulated precipitation.

Does it snow in Aberdeen in May?

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

How many hours of daylight does Aberdeen have in May?

In Aberdeen, the average length of the day in May is 14.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Aberdeen have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Aberdeen is 10h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Aberdeen?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Aberdeen, South Dakota, is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Aberdeen, SD
  • Average high temperature in May: 68.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 44.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.5°F).

Average rainfall in May - Aberdeen, SD
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.7").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and December (0.5").

Average rainfall days in May - Aberdeen, SD
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (11.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (5.8 days).

Average snowfall in May - Aberdeen, SD
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (7.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Aberdeen, SD
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (6.7 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 - Aberdeen, SD
  • Average daylight in May: 14.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in May - Aberdeen, SD
  • 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).