Average Rainfall for Missouri in May





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

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 rainfall 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: South, Central and North Missouri.

South Missouri

Average monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Cape Girardeau 5.5 139
11 Caruthersville 5.7 146
10 Cassville 5.7 144
10 Clearwater Lake Dam 5.1 130
13 Joplin 5.7 145
10 Ozark Beach 4.6 117
11 Poplar Bluff 4.5 114
12 Springfield 5.1 130
12 Stockton Lake Dam 5.5 140
Wappapello Lake Dam 4.9 124

Central Missouri

May averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
Clinton 5.7 145
13 Columbia 5.5 138
12 Jefferson City 5.2 131
11 Kansas City 5.1 130
12 Lake Ozark, Lakeside 5.5 139
13 Lees Summit 5.6 141
12 Nevada 6.0 153
Pomme De Terre Lake Dam 5.4 136
13 Rolla 5.5 140
11 St Charles 5.0 127
12 St Louis 4.7 120

North Missouri

Average amount of rain in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Hannibal 4.8 122
11 Kirksville 5.4 137
12 Maryville 5.1 129
12 Moberly 5.2 131
13 St Joseph 5.4 138
12 Trenton 5.9 149
Reference

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

Missouri Precipitation
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