Average Precipitation for Kansas in May





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during May at cities, towns and lakes in Kansas.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, Central and Western Kansas.

Eastern Kansas

Average monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Chanute 7.1 180
10 Fort Scott 6.2 157
12 Independence 6.8 172
9 John Redmond Lake 5.3 135
11 Lawrence 5.1 130
11 Leavenworth 5.2 133
12 Olathe 5.3 134
12 Perry Lake 5.5 139
12 Pomona Lake 5.5 139
12 Topeka 5.2 131

Central Kansas

May averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Concordia 4.3 110
9 Great Bend 4.8 123
10 Hutchinson 4.7 119
10 Lovewell Reservoir Dam 4.2 106
13 Manhattan 5.2 133
10 Marion Lake 5.2 132
11 Milford Lake 5.2 131
11 Salina 5.0 128
10 Tallgrass Prairie Preserve 5.0 126
11 Tuttle Creek Lake 5.1 130
11 Wichita 5.2 131
10 Wilson Lake 4.2 106

Western Kansas

Average amount of rain and snow in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Colby 2.9 74
9 Dodge City 3.0 76
6 Elkhart 2.2 56
8 Garden City 2.8 71
10 Goodland 2.8 71
10 Keith Sebelius Reservoir 4.3 108
6 Liberal 2.7 68
9 Webster Reservoir Dam 4.3 109
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Kansas Precipitation
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