Kansas City - Recent May Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Kansas City, Missouri 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 Kansas City had wet or snowy weather.

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

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Kansas City
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
84 62 2018 29 17
75 53 2017 24 12
73 53 2016 23 11
72 55 2015 22 13
77 55 2014 25 13
73 53 2013 23 12
80 59 2012 27 15
73 53 2011 23 12
73 55 2010 23 13
Number of days in May when the temperature in Kansas City dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
0 2018 31 6
0 2017 21 0
0 2016 21 0
0 2015 21 0
0 2014 24 0
0 2013 21 1
0 2012 28 2
0 2011 16 1
0 2010 17 0

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Kansas City 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 Kansas City
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
13 2018 5.5 139
12 2017 5.4 137
17 2016 9.5 242
21 2015 10.3 261
8 2014 1.3 34
13 2013 6.5 164
6 2012 1.0 25
12 2011 4.8 123
11 2010 6.2 157

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Kansas City for May and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
0 2017 0.0 0.0
0 2016 0.0 0.0
0 2015 0.0 0.0
0 2014 0.0 0.0
0 2013 0.5 1.3
0 2012 0.0 0.0
0 2011 0.0 0.0
0 2010 0.0 0.0
Reference

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

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