Average Weather in May in Baudette Minnesota, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 11°F, from 59°F to 70°F, rarely falling below 44°F or exceeding 81°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 11°F, from 37°F to 48°F, rarely falling below 26°F or exceeding 58°F.
For reference, on July 24, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Baudette typically range from 57°F to 78°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from -3°F to 15°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 Baudette experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 51% to 46%.
The clearest day of the month is May 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 54% of the time.
For reference, on February 5, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 71%, while on August 2, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 71%.
Cloud Cover Categories in May
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Baudette, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 23% and ending it at 33%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 42% on June 21, and its lowest chance is 5% on January 30.
Over the course of May in Baudette, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 21% to 33%, 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 Baudette is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 1.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.2 inches or falls below 0.5 inches, and ending the month at 3.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.2 inches or falls below 0.9 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Baudette, 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, 16 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 32 seconds, and weekly increase of 17 minutes, 43 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 14 hours, 35 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 15 hours, 51 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Baudette is 5:58 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 38 minutes earlier at 5:20 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 8:33 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 38 minutes later at 9:12 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Baudette 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 5:15 AM and sets 16 hours, 10 minutes later, at 9:25 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:08 AM and sets 8 hours, 16 minutes later, at 4:24 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Baudette is essentially constant during May, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 19, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 14% of the time, while on October 25, 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 Baudette is gradually decreasing during May, decreasing from 8.2 miles per hour to 7.4 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 2, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.4 miles per hour, while on July 27, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
Wind Direction in May
The growing season in Baudette typically lasts for 4.3 months (132 days), from around May 15 to around September 24, rarely starting before April 27 or after June 4, and rarely ending before September 9 or after October 10.
During May in Baudette, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly increasing rising from 16% to 84% 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 Baudette are increasing during May, increasing by 197°F, from 64°F to 261°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Baudette is gradually increasing during May, rising by 0.9 kWh, from 5.6 kWh to 6.5 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 Baudette are 48.712 deg latitude, -94.600 deg longitude, and 1,089 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Baudette is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 46 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,086 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (121 feet). Within 50 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (449 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Baudette is covered by cropland (63%) and artificial surfaces (14%), within 10 miles by trees (38%) and cropland (32%), and within 50 miles by trees (43%) and herbaceous vegetation (30%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Baudette 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Baudette.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Baudette 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 Baudette is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Baudette and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Baudette International Airport (100%, 0.5 kilometers, north); Waskish Municipal Airport (0.1%, 62 kilometers, south); and Falls International Airport-Einarson Field (0.1%, 90 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .