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|Average Daylight per day
|Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours
|Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day.
- The average temperature in Des Moines, Iowa in May is very mild at 16.8 °C (62.24 °F).
- Afternoons can be really warm with average high temperatures reaching 22.8 °C (73 °F).
- Overnight temperatures are generally quite mild with an average low of 10.8 °C (51.4 °F).
- In May there is a range/ variation of diurnal average temperatures of 12 °C (21.6 °F).
- The weather in May is hardly arid with rain now and again. Circa 93mm (3.7in) of H2O falls across on average 11 days.
- The blue above Des Moines, Iowa is quite sunny with on balance a respectable 8:38 of glaring sunshine daily.
- The shortest day is 13:58 long and the longest day is 14:56 long with an average length of 14:30.
- There are approximately 5:41 per day when bright sunshine is absent due to cloud, haze or the sun being too low on the horizon to register.
- It is sunny approximately 60.3% of daylight hours and cloudy 39.7% of daylight hours.
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Weather Trend Graph for May in Des Moines, Iowa, Usa
Navigate to May Weather in Locations Surrounding Des Moines, Iowa:
- Algona , Ia, Usa - 165.6 kms (102.9 miles) N
- Fort Dodge, Ia, Usa - 165.6 kms (102.9 miles) N
- Storm Lake, Ia, Usa - 178.1 kms (110.7 miles) NW
- Rockwell City, Ia, Usa - 123.4 kms (76.7 miles) WNW
- Omaha, Nebraska, Usa - 189.4 kms (117.7 miles) W
- Indianola, Ia, Usa - 66.1 kms (41.1 miles) SSW
- Clarinda, Ia, Usa - 127.5 kms (79.2 miles) WSW
- Spickard, Mo, Usa - 142.8 kms (88.7 miles) S
- Charles City, Ia, Usa - 171.6 kms (106.7 miles) NNE
- Iowa Falls, Ia, Usa - 114.8 kms (71.3 miles) NNE
- Toledo, Ia, Usa - 74.8 kms (46.5 miles) NE
- Belle Plaine, Ia, Usa - 146.3 kms (90.9 miles) ENE
- Washington, Ia, Usa - 150.1 kms (93.3 miles) ESE
- Fairfield, Ia, Usa - 150.1 kms (93.3 miles) ESE