Why does it rain in May?

Is May a rainy month?

A rainy season (also known as a wet season) is the time of year where the majority of a country’s or region’s annual precipitation occurs.

Countries and regions with a tropical rainy season.

Country Tropical Rainy Season
Costa Rica May – December
Peru December – March
Hong Kong April – August
Mexico June – September

Does it typically rain in May?

The May precipitation total for the contiguous U.S. was 3.04 inches, 0.13 inch above average and ranked in the middle one-third of the historical period of record. … Since 1871, May rainfall exceeded 8 inches only three times — 2018, 2019 and now in 2020.

What is the rainiest month?

His conclusion is that June is, overall, most frequently the wettest month in the U.S. with 2,053 of the 8,535 sites reporting such. April, at the other end of the spectrum, reports only 76 sites of the 8,535 as their wettest month.

Is April showers a real thing?

April showers really do exist. It may, therefore, be a little confusing to learn that it is one of the driest months of the year, according to Statista. In 2018, Statista recorded 133.5mm of rainfall in January, compared to just 86.3mm in April.

Does it rain more in April or May?

April rain versus other months

According to the National Centers for Environmental Information, April is actually the fifth wettest month in the U.S. June is the wettest month of the year on average and May 2015 was the wettest month in the history of the United States.

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