The United States of America precipitation in May

In the United States of America in May precipitation ranges from almost none in Palm Desert with 0.2mm (0 inches) of rainfall to heavy in Captain Cook with 393mm (15 inches) of rainfall.

Where and how much does it rain in the United States of America in May?

Find the average total precipitation in May for the most popular destinations in the United States of America on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm (6.3") precipitation. High: 90mm (3.5") to 160mm (6.3"). Moderate: 30mm (1.2") to 90mm (3.5". Low: 5mm (0.2") to 30mm (1.2").

  • How much rainfall does the United States of America receive in May?
  • May in New York City is marked by substantial rain, totaling an average of 112mm (4.4 inches). Rapid weather changes are common due to the frequent precipitation.

  • What is the wettest city in May in the United States of America?
  • Based on our records, Captain Cook is the location with the highest average precipitation, receiving about 393mm (15 inches).

  • What is the driest city in May in the United States of America?
  • The driest place is Palm Desert with an average precipitation of 0.2mm (0 inches) according to our data.

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