May weather forecast and climate
Northwood, ND

The last month of the spring, May, is a comfortable month in Northwood, North Dakota, with average temperature ranging between max 64.2°F (17.9°C) and min 47.3°F (8.5°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature significantly increases, from a frosty 49.6°F (9.8°C) in April, to an enjoyable 64.2°F (17.9°C). In Northwood, the average low-temperature is 47.3°F (8.5°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 64%.

Rainfall

In Northwood, in May, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 1.97" (50mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Northwood, North Dakota, there are 91.5 rainfall days, and 15.31" (389mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Northwood. May is the last month it regularly snows in Northwood, North Dakota. During 0.3 snowfall days, in May, Northwood aggregates 0.31" (8mm) of snow. In Northwood, during the entire year, snow falls for 56.9 days, and aggregates up to 16.97" (431mm) of snow.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Northwood is 15.2h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8.9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Northwood is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation 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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in May in Northwood?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Northwood, North Dakota, is 64.2°F (17.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 47.3°F (8.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Northwood?

In May, the average relative humidity in Northwood is 64%.

How much does it rain in Northwood in May?

In May, in Northwood, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout May, 1.97" (50mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Northwood?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Northwood, North Dakota. During 0.3 snowfall days, in May, Northwood aggregates 0.31" (8mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in May in Northwood?

The average length of the day in May in Northwood, North Dakota, is 15.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Northwood have in May?

In Northwood, the average sunshine in May is 8.9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Northwood?

In Northwood, North Dakota, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Northwood, ND
  • Average high temperature in May: 17.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (26.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-9.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 8.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-17°C).

Average pressure in May - Northwood, ND
  • Average pressure in May: 1013.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (1021.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1011mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Northwood, ND
  • Average wind speed in May: 16.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (17.7km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (13.6km/h).

Average humidity in May - Northwood, ND
  • Average humidity in May: 64%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (60%).

Average rainfall in May - Northwood, ND
  • Average rainfall in May: 50mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (76mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (9mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Northwood, ND
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1.2 days).

Average snowfall in May - Northwood, ND
  • Average snowfall in May: 8mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (91mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Northwood, ND
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (11.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Northwood, ND
  • Average daylight in May: 15.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

Average sunshine days in May - Northwood, ND
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.8 days).

Average UV index in May - Northwood, ND
  • Average UV index in May: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and November (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in May - Northwood, ND
  • Average cloud cover in May: 40

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 64).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 24).

Average visibility in May - Northwood, ND
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are May, July, August and September (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (8km).