May weather forecast
Saint Cloud, MN

The lovely skyscape of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, with the view of the river in the far back
The lovely skyscape of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, with the view of the river in the far back

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Saint Cloud, is a comfortable month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 65.8°F (18.8°C) and an average low of 47.5°F (8.6°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature significantly increases from a fresh 51.4°F (10.8°C) in April to an enjoyable 65.8°F (18.8°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 47.5°F (8.6°C).

Humidity

The months with the lowest humidity are April and May, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

Rainfall

In May, in Saint Cloud, the rain falls for 14.4 days. Throughout May, 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Saint Cloud, during the entire year, the rain falls for 107.2 days and collects up to 15.75" (400mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Saint Cloud. May is the last month it regularly snows in Saint Cloud. During 0.6 snowfall days, Saint Cloud aggregates 0.59" (15mm) of snow. In Saint Cloud, during the entire year, snow falls for 59.3 days and aggregates up to 14.88" (378mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14h and 56min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:03 am and sunset at 8:23 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:31 am and sunset at 8:57 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Saint Cloud is 8.5h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Saint Cloud is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Saint Cloud?

In Saint Cloud, Minnesota, in May, the average high-temperature is 65.8°F (18.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 47.5°F (8.6°C).

What are the least humid months in Saint Cloud?

The months with the lowest humidity are April and May, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

What is the average humidity in May in Saint Cloud?

In Saint Cloud, Minnesota, the average relative humidity in May is 70%.

How many days does it rain in May in Saint Cloud?

In Saint Cloud, in May, it is raining for 14.4 days, with typically 1.81" (46mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Saint Cloud?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Saint Cloud, Minnesota. During 0.6 snowfall days, in May, Saint Cloud aggregates 0.59" (15mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in May in Saint Cloud?

The average day length in May is 14h and 56min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Saint Cloud?

On the first day of May in Saint Cloud, sunrise is at 6:03 am and sunset at 8:23 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:31 am and sunset at 8:57 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Saint Cloud have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May is 8.5h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Saint Cloud?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Saint Cloud is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Saint Cloud, MN

Average temperature in May - Saint Cloud, MN
  • Average high temperature in May: 65.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 47.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (6.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Saint Cloud, MN

Average pressure in May - Saint Cloud, MN
  • Average pressure in May: 29.94"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Saint Cloud, MN

Average wind speed in May - Saint Cloud, MN
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.9mph).

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Average humidity in May
Saint Cloud, MN

Average humidity in May - Saint Cloud, MN
  • Average humidity in May: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Saint Cloud, MN

Average rainfall in May - Saint Cloud, MN
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.81"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.72").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in May
Saint Cloud, MN

Average rainfall days in May - Saint Cloud, MN
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.1 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Saint Cloud, MN

Average snowfall in May - Saint Cloud, MN
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.59"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (3.31").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Saint Cloud, MN

Average snowfall days in May - Saint Cloud, MN
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Saint Cloud, MN

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Saint Cloud, MN
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 56min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 38min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 46min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Saint Cloud, MN

Average sunshine days in May - Saint Cloud, MN
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Saint Cloud, MN

Average UV index in May - Saint Cloud, MN
  • Average UV index in May: 5

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Saint Cloud, MN

Average cloud cover in May - Saint Cloud, MN
  • Average cloud cover in May: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 67).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in May
Saint Cloud, MN

Average visibility in May - Saint Cloud, MN
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (4mi).

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