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. 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 rainfall 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: South, Central and North Missouri.

South Missouri

Average monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Cape Girardeau 5.3 134
10 Caruthersville 5.9 150
10 Clearwater Lake Dam 5.1 128
13 Joplin 6.6 167
10 Ozark Beach 5.3 134
11 Poplar Bluff 5.4 136
12 Springfield 5.6 141
12 Stockton Lake Dam 5.9 150

Central Missouri

May averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Clinton 5.7 144
13 Columbia 4.8 121
13 Farmington 5.5 139
12 Jefferson City 5.2 131
12 Kansas City 5.3 135
12 Lake Ozark, Lakeside 5.5 141
13 Lees Summit 5.7 145
12 Nevada 6.8 172
13 Rolla 5.5 139
11 St Charles 5.5 138
13 St Louis 4.8 122

North Missouri

Average amount of rain in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 Hannibal 5.0 126
12 Kirksville 5.8 147
12 Maryville 5.5 139
12 Moberly 5.1 130
12 St Joseph 4.9 124
12 Trenton 6.0 153
Reference

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

Missouri Precipitation
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