Average Weather in May in Redby Minnesota, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 11°F, from 60°F to 70°F, rarely falling below 45°F or exceeding 81°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 12°F, from 39°F to 51°F, rarely falling below 29°F or exceeding 60°F.
For reference, on July 24, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Redby typically range from 60°F to 78°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from -1°F to 17°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 Redby experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 51% to 45%.
The clearest day of the month is May 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 55% of the time.
For reference, on February 5, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 68%, while on August 2, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 72%.
Cloud Cover Categories in May
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Redby, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 24% and ending it at 31%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 40% on June 29, and its lowest chance is 6% on February 3.
Over the course of May in Redby, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 23% to 31%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 1% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 0% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Redby is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 1.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.4 inches or falls below 0.7 inches, and ending the month at 3.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.0 inches or falls below 1.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Redby, the length of the day is rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 1 hour, 13 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 27 seconds, and weekly increase of 17 minutes, 7 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 14 hours, 31 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 15 hours, 44 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Redby is 6:01 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 36 minutes earlier at 5:25 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 8:32 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 37 minutes later at 9:09 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Redby 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 5:20 AM and sets 16 hours, 2 minutes later, at 9:22 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:06 AM and sets 8 hours, 23 minutes later, at 4:29 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Redby is essentially constant during May, remaining within 1% of 1% throughout.
For reference, on July 19, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 19% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in May
The average hourly wind speed in Redby is decreasing during May, decreasing from 11.9 miles per hour to 10.8 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 1, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.1 miles per hour, while on July 31, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
Wind Direction in May
The growing season in Redby typically lasts for 5.0 months (152 days), from around May 4 to around October 3, rarely starting before April 14 or after May 23, and rarely ending before September 16 or after October 21.
During May in Redby, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly increasing rising from 41% to 98% 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 Redby are increasing during May, increasing by 217°F, from 70°F to 287°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Redby is gradually increasing during May, rising by 0.9 kWh, from 5.7 kWh to 6.6 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in May
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Redby are 47.879 deg latitude, -94.913 deg longitude, and 1,201 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Redby contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 121 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,205 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (246 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (823 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Redby is covered by water (53%) and trees (46%), within 10 miles by water (47%) and trees (42%), and within 50 miles by trees (44%) and herbaceous vegetation (24%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Redby 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 Redby.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Redby 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 Redby is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Redby and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Bemidji-Beltrami County Airport (38%, 42 kilometers, south); Waskish Municipal Airport (38%, 43 kilometers, northeast); Fosston Municipal Airport (17%, 72 kilometers, southwest); and Roseau, Roseau Municipal Airport/Rudy Billberg Field (8%, 123 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .