Near normal temperatures and slightly above normal precipitation characterized Kansas City weather in May
 
The average temperature at the Kansas City International airport was 64.0 degrees, which was 0.3 degrees below normal. The average high temperature was 72.8 degrees or 1.8 degrees below normal. The average low temperature was 55.2 degrees or 1.3 degrees above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 88 degrees on the 24th and 30th. The lowest temperature was 42 degrees on the 8th.

Precipitation came in at 6.20 inches for the month, or 0.81 of an inch above normal. The greatest total in a 24 hour period was 2.59 inches on the 12th-13th.


Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation characterized Saint Joseph weather in May
 
At Saint Joseph, the average temperature was 63.1 degrees, which was 1.7 degrees below normal. The average high was 72.6 degrees which was 3.4 degrees below normal. The average low temperature was 53.6 degrees which was normal for the month. The highest temperature was 89 degrees on the 24th. The lowest temperature was 41 degrees on the 8th.
 
Precipitation at Saint Joseph was 5.43 inches, or 0.48 of an inch above normal. The greatest total in a 24 hour period was 1.94 inches on the 10th.

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