Louisville - Recent May Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Louisville, Kentucky was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives May data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot days occurred each May. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Louisville had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Louisville International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Louisville
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
85 67 2018 30 19
78 58 2017 25 15
75 57 2016 24 14
80 61 2015 27 16
79 59 2014 26 15
78 60 2013 25 15
82 63 2012 28 17
77 59 2011 25 15
79 62 2010 26 17
Number of days in May when the temperature in Louisville rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2018 31 4
2017 23 0
2016 22 0
2015 29 0
2014 25 0
2013 26 0
2012 30 4
2011 22 4
2010 25 4

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Louisville during May in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for May in Louisville
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
13 2018 5.0 126
12 2017 4.7 120
15 2016 4.6 116
9 2015 2.4 60
10 2014 4.0 103
14 2013 4.0 102
8 2012 7.9 200
17 2011 7.8 199
12 2010 8.2 207
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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