PAST CLIMATE MAPS
May is expected to experience below normal temperatures for the northern regions Midwest with near normal temperatures for the Central Plains. Precipitation is favored to total above normal over much of the Upper Midwest with below normal totals over the western edges of the upper Midwest.
Passing showers are favored over the Dakotas and Minnesota from Thursday to Saturday, May 1-3. Precipitation totals are expected to be light.
Fair skies are expected from Sunday to Wednesday, May 4-7. Precipitation is favored to be widely scattered and light with warmer temperatures.
Prospects improve for passing showers and thunderstorms from Thursday to Tuesday, May 8-13. Locally heavy precipitation totals are possible.
Showers and thunderstorms are expected to become scattered over the region from Wednesday to Friday, May 14-16. Moderate to locally rainfall totals are expected.
Fair skies and passing showers and thunderstorms are favored for Saturday and Sunday, May 17-18. Seasonable temperatures.
I like the prospects for quite a bit of precipitation activity for much of the second half of the month from Monday, May 19 to the end of the month, Saturday, May 31. Look for especially heavy showers and thunderstorms on Friday and Saturday, May 23-24 and again Friday and Saturday, May 30-31.