May weather forecast
Newell, SD

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Newell, is a comfortable month, with an average temperature varying between 63°F (17.2°C) and 44.6°F (7°C).

Temperature

In Newell, the average high-temperature in May rises from a cool 52.3°F (11.3°C) in April to a comfortable 63°F (17.2°C). In Newell, the average low-temperature is 44.6°F (7°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Newell is 65%.

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 17.3 days and accumulates 2.52" (64mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Newell are January through May, September through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 2.3 snowfall days, in May, Newell aggregates 2.72" (69mm) of snow. In Newell, during the entire year, snow falls for 62.1 days and aggregates up to 36.26" (921mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Newell, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 51min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:42 am and sunset at 7:58 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:11 am and sunset at 8:31 pm MDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.1h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Newell is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
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. 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. 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 average humidity in May in Newell?

In Newell, South Dakota, the average relative humidity in May is 65%.

What is the rainiest month in Newell?

The month with the most rainfall in Newell is May, when the rain falls for 17.3 days and typically aggregates up to 2.52" (64mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in Newell?

In May, in Newell, the rain falls for 17.3 days. Throughout May, 2.52" (64mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Newell?

May is the last month it regularly snows. During 2.3 snowfall days, in May, Newell aggregates 2.72" (69mm) of snow.

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

The average day length in May in Newell is 14h and 51min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Newell?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:42 am and sunset at 7:58 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:11 am and sunset at 8:31 pm MDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Newell?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Newell is 10.1h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Newell?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Newell, South Dakota, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Newell, SD

Average temperature in May - Newell, SD
  • Average high temperature in May: 63°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (32.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 44.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (18°F).

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Average pressure in May
Newell, SD

Average pressure in May - Newell, SD
  • Average pressure in May: 29.91"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Newell, SD

Average wind speed in May - Newell, SD
  • Average wind speed in May: 9.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (10.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (8.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Newell, SD

Average humidity in May - Newell, SD
  • Average humidity in May: 65%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (77%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (49%).

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Average rainfall in May
Newell, SD

Average rainfall in May - Newell, SD
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.52"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.52").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in May
Newell, SD

Average rainfall days in May - Newell, SD
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (5.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Newell, SD

Average snowfall in May - Newell, SD
  • Average snowfall in May: 2.72"

The month with the highest snowfall is April (8.23").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Newell, SD

Average snowfall days in May - Newell, SD
  • Average snowfall days in May: 2.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Newell, SD

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Newell, SD
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 51min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 52min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Newell, SD

Average sunshine days in May - Newell, SD
  • Average sunshine days in May: 9.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (9.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Newell, SD

Average UV index in May - Newell, SD
  • Average UV index in May: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Newell, SD

Average cloud cover in May - Newell, SD
  • Average cloud cover in May: 33

The months with the most cloud cover are February and April (Cloud cover 39).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 16).

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Average visibility in May
Newell, SD

Average visibility in May - Newell, SD
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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