Minneapolis-Saint Paul - Recent May Temperatures, Rain & Snow





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

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

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Minneapolis-Saint Paul
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
65 46 2019 19 8
78 57 2018 26 14
68 49 2017 20 10
71 52 2016 22 11
69 50 2015 20 10
68 49 2014 20 10
68 49 2013 20 9
74 54 2012 23 12
67 50 2011 20 10
71 51 2010 21 11
Number of days in May when the temperature in Minneapolis-Saint Paul dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
0 2019 9 0
0 2018 26 6
0 2017 14 0
0 2016 18 1
0 2015 15 0
0 2014 13 0
1 2013 13 1
0 2012 18 2
1 2011 13 0
1 2010 18 2

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

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

Total precipitation for May in Minneapolis-Saint Paul
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
15 2019 6.7 170
14 2018 3.0 76
14 2017 4.8 122
9 2016 2.4 62
15 2015 3.6 90
10 2014 4.6 116
18 2013 6.2 158
15 2012 9.3 237
16 2011 4.0 103
11 2010 2.5 64

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Minneapolis-Saint Paul for May and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
0 2019 0.0 0
0 2018 0.0 0
0 2017 0.0 0
0 2016 0.0 0
0 2015 0.0 0
0 2014 0.0 0
0 2013 0.5 1
0 2012 0.0 0
0 2011 0.0 0
0 2010 0.0 0
Reference

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

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