May weather forecast
Cedar Rapids, IA

Nice aerial capture of the skyline over Cedar Rapids in Iowa
Nice aerial capture of the skyline over Cedar Rapids in Iowa

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Cedar Rapids, is an agreeable month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 68.9°F (20.5°C) and 52.3°F (11.3°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises from a mild 57.9°F (14.4°C) in April to an agreeable 68.9°F (20.5°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 52.3°F (11.3°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall in Cedar Rapids. Rain falls for 16 days and accumulates 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14h and 35min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:02 am and sunset at 8:05 pm. On the last day of May, in Cedar Rapids, sunrise is at 5:33 am and sunset at 8:34 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Cedar Rapids is 8.7h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Cedar Rapids is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Cedar Rapids?

In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in May, the average high-temperature is 68.9°F (20.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 52.3°F (11.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Cedar Rapids?

The average relative humidity in May is 79%.

What is the wettest month in Cedar Rapids?

May is the month with the most rainfall in Cedar Rapids. Rain falls for 16 days and accumulates 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in Cedar Rapids?

In Cedar Rapids, in May, it is raining for 16 days, with typically 3.07" (78mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Cedar Rapids?

May through September are months without snowfall in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Does it snow in Cedar Rapids in May?

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

What is the average length of the day in May in Cedar Rapids?

In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the average day length in May is 14h and 35min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Cedar Rapids?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:02 am and sunset at 8:05 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:33 am and sunset at 8:34 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Cedar Rapids?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Cedar Rapids is 8.7h.

How high is the UV index in May in Cedar Rapids?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Cedar Rapids is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average temperature in May - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average high temperature in May: 68.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 52.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.2°F).

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Average pressure in May
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average pressure in May - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average pressure in May: 29.94"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average wind speed in May - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average wind speed in May: 9.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and April (10.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average humidity in May - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average humidity in May: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average rainfall in May - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.07"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.07").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.63").

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Average rainfall days in May
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average rainfall days in May - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average snowfall in May - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.64").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average snowfall days in May - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 35min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 11min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average sunshine days in May - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average UV index in May - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average UV index in May: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average cloud cover in May - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 57).
The months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
Cedar Rapids, IA

Average visibility in May - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is July (5mi).

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