Average Weather in May in Beaver Oklahoma, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 9°F, from 76°F to 85°F, rarely falling below 63°F or exceeding 96°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 11°F, from 49°F to 60°F, rarely falling below 39°F or exceeding 68°F.
For reference, on July 20, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Beaver typically range from 69°F to 95°F, while on January 3, the coldest day of the year, they range from 24°F to 47°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in May
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on May. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in May
The month of May in Beaver experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 34% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is May 18, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 67% of the time.
For reference, on February 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 42%, while on September 19, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 75%.
Cloud Cover Categories in May
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Beaver, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 21% and ending it at 33%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 35% on June 8, and its lowest chance is 5% on January 10.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Beaver is increasing, starting the month at 2.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.7 inches or falls below 0.4 inches, and ending the month at 2.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.5 inches or falls below 0.7 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Beaver, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 47 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 35 seconds, and weekly increase of 11 minutes, 3 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 13 hours, 43 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 14 hours, 30 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Beaver is 6:48 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 23 minutes earlier at 6:24 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 8:30 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 24 minutes later at 8:55 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Beaver during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during May, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:23 AM and sets 14 hours, 41 minutes later, at 9:04 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:51 AM and sets 9 hours, 38 minutes later, at 5:29 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Beaver is increasing during May, rising from 1% to 6% over the course of the month.
For reference, on August 9, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 24% of the time, while on November 18, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in May
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Beaver is gradually decreasing during May, decreasing from 12.6 miles per hour to 12.0 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 8, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 13.1 miles per hour, while on December 21, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 10.4 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
Wind Direction in May
The growing season in Beaver typically lasts for 6.4 months (195 days), from around April 13 to around October 24, rarely starting before March 25 or after April 29, and rarely ending before October 4 or after November 12.
The month of May in Beaver is very likely fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually increasing from 93% to 100% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in May
The average accumulated growing degree days in Beaver are rapidly increasing during May, increasing by 481°F, from 487°F to 968°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Beaver is essentially constant during May, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 7.1 kWh throughout.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in May
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Beaver are 36.816 deg latitude, -100.520 deg longitude, and 2,457 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Beaver contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 171 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,423 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (505 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,421 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Beaver is covered by grassland (92%), within 10 miles by grassland (91%), and within 50 miles by grassland (66%) and cropland (33%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Beaver year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Beaver.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Beaver according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Beaver is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Beaver and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport (38%, 48 kilometers, northwest); Perryton, Perryton Ochiltree County Airport (36%, 49 kilometers, southwest); Gage Airport (16%, 89 kilometers, southeast); and Dodge City Regional Airport (10%, 117 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .