Average Precipitation for Nebraska in May





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

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, South - Central, North - Central and Western Nebraska.

Eastern Nebraska

Average monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Columbus 4.4 111
12 Falls City 4.6 116
11 Fremont 4.2 107
12 Lincoln 4.3 109
11 Norfolk 3.9 100
12 Omaha 4.8 121

South - Central Nebraska

May averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Enders Reservoir 3.0 75
12 Grand Island 4.4 112
11 Harlan County Lake 4.2 107
12 Hastings 4.6 117
12 Kearney 4.2 106
10 Lake McConaughy, Kingsley Dam 3.0 77
McCook 3.1 80
12 North Platte 3.3 83
11 Swanson Reservoir, Trenton Dam 3.2 82

North - Central Nebraska

Average amount of rain and snow in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 O'Neill 3.7 94
8 Purdum 3.7 94
11 Valentine 3.1 80
11 Valentine National Wildlife Refuge 3.6 91

Western Nebraska

Precipitation totals for May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Chadron 2.8 70
11 Crescent Lake Wildlife Refuge 2.9 72
11 Kimball 2.7 68
11 Scottsbluff 2.5 63
Reference

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

Nebraska Precipitation
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