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. Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

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
Chanute 6.0 153
11 Fort Scott 5.7 145
11 Independence 6.5 165
9 John Redmond Lake 4.7 118
11 Kansas City 5.1 130
11 Lawrence 5.4 136
11 Leavenworth 5.4 137
12 Olathe 5.4 137
12 Perry Lake 5.4 138
12 Pomona Lake 5.3 134
12 Topeka 4.9 125

Central Kansas

May averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Concordia 4.2 106
9 Great Bend 4.4 111
10 Hutchinson 4.4 113
12 Lovewell Reservoir Dam 4.0 102
13 Manhattan 5.1 129
11 Marion Lake 5.0 128
11 Milford Lake 4.8 121
11 Salina 4.8 121
Tallgrass Prairie Preserve 5.1 130
12 Tuttle Creek Lake 4.8 123
11 Wichita 4.6 116
11 Wilson Lake 3.6 92

Western Kansas

Average amount of rain and snow in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Colby 3.3 84
9 Dodge City 2.9 72
7 Elkhart 2.3 59
9 Garden City 3.0 76
11 Goodland 3.0 75
11 Keith Sebelius Reservoir 4.4 112
Kirwin Reservoir Dam 4.1 103
7 Liberal 2.7 68
9 Webster Reservoir Dam 3.6 92
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

Kansas Precipitation
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