May weather forecast
Wichita Falls, TX

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A series of three waterfalls in the scenic Wichita Falls, Texas USA
A series of three waterfalls in the scenic Wichita Falls, Texas USA

Weather in May

As Wichita Falls migrates into the warm embrace of May, there is an apparent ascend in temperature and humidity. In comparison to April, rainfall levels heighten to a significant 3.43" (87mm). With summer forthcoming, the daylight hours continue to extend providing ample sunshine. The receding winds from the previous months pave the way for a more calm and stable weather pattern in May. Despite the increased humidity, the visibility remains constant.

Temperature

The shift from April to May is marked by a slight increase in the average high-temperature, moving from a warm 75°F (23.9°C) to a still moderately hot 82.9°F (28.3°C). Wichita Falls's temperature lowers to a mean of 62.4°F (16.9°C) during the nights in May.

Heat index

During May, the heat index is estimated at a tropical 87.8°F (31°C). Persisting in activity during exposure could lead to weariness and subsequently to heat cramps.
Heat index details are generally centered around shaded locations and a mild breeze. Facing direct sunlight may hike up the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'apparent temperature', represents the fusion of temperature and moisture in the air to suggest how warm it feels. The impact of temperature is individual, as people's perception of weather may change based on their body mass, height, and physical activity. In direct sunlight, the heat's impact can be heightened, potentially leading to an increase in the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are extremely significant for children. In general, younger individuals are at greater risk than adults because they tend to sweat less. Also, having a larger skin surface to body size ratio and greater heat production due to their active behavior contribute to this danger.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 67%, May is the most humid month.

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 13.3 days and accumulates 3.43" (87mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Wichita Falls, Texas, snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13h and 56min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:43 am and sunset at 8:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 8:39 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.6h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transforms into the following instructions:
Exercise precautions and adapt sun safety practices. Defence against skin and eye affliction is paramount. It's important to stay in the shade and limit exposure to the sun from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., when UV radiation is most intense, although remember that shade structures may not provide full sun protection. Your best bet for sun defense on the face, eyes, and neck is a hat with a wide brim.

Frequently asked questions

How hot is it in May?

The high-temperature during May is 82.9°F (28.3°C) and the low-temperature is 62.4°F (16.9°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is estimated at 87.8°F (31°C).

What is the most humid month?

With an average relative humidity of 67%, May is the most humid month.

What is the average humidity in May?

The average relative humidity in May in Wichita Falls is 67%.

What is the wettest month?

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 13.3 days and accumulates 3.43" (87mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in May?

In Wichita Falls, in May, it is raining for 13.3 days, with typically 3.43" (87mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow?

May through October are months without snowfall.

Does it snow in May?

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

What is the average length of the day in May in Wichita Falls?

The average day length in May is 13h and 56min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:43 am and sunset at 8:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 8:39 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in May?

In Wichita Falls, the average sunshine duration in May is 9.6h.

What is the UV index reading in May?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Wichita Falls, TX

Average temperature in May - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average high temperature in May: 82.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (97.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (53.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (75.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36°F).

Average pressure in May
Wichita Falls, TX

Average pressure in May - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average pressure in May: 29.89"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

Average wind speed in May
Wichita Falls, TX

Average wind speed in May - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average wind speed in May: 10.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (8.1mph).

Average humidity in May
Wichita Falls, TX

Average humidity in May - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average humidity in May: 67%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (50%).

Average rainfall in May
Wichita Falls, TX

Average rainfall in May - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.43"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.87").

Average rainfall days in May
Wichita Falls, TX

Average rainfall days in May - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

Average snowfall in May
Wichita Falls, TX

Average snowfall in May - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.06").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in May
Wichita Falls, TX

Average snowfall days in May - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and October (0 days).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Wichita Falls, TX

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 6min).

Average sunshine days in May
Wichita Falls, TX

Average sunshine days in May - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (24.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (15.8 days).

Average UV index in May
Wichita Falls, TX

Average UV index in May - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in May
Wichita Falls, TX

Average cloud cover in May - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average cloud cover in May: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 33).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 19).

Average visibility in May
Wichita Falls, TX

Average visibility in May - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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