Boone
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Boone, NC

The eye-catching view over the townscape of the scenic city of Boone, North Carolina, amid neon lights, scenic hilly landscape, and brown trees in the fall
The eye-catching view over the townscape of the scenic city of Boone, North Carolina, amid neon lights, scenic hilly landscape, and brown trees in the fall
The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Boone, North Carolina, with average temperature ranging between max 69.3°F (20.7°C) and min 46°F (7.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from an enjoyable 61.3°F (16.3°C) in April, to a pleasant 69.3°F (20.7°C). In Boone, the average low-temperature is 46°F (7.8°C).

Rainfall

In Boone, during May, the rain falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.4" (112.5mm) of precipitation. In Boone, during the entire year, the rain falls for 139 days and collects up to 52.7" (1339.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows in Boone. Throughout May, Boone aggregates 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow. In Boone, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 34.7" (881.3mm).

Daylight

In Boone, the average length of the day is 14.1h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Boone is 8h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 9 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in May in Boone?

In May, the average high-temperature is 69.3°F (20.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 46°F (7.8°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Boone?

In Boone, during May, the rain falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.4" (112.5mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Boone?

May is the last month it regularly snows. Throughout May, Boone aggregates 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Boone have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Boone, North Carolina, is 14.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Boone have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Boone is 8h.

How high is the UV index in May in Boone?

In Boone, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Boone, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 69.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 46.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (58.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.7°F).

Average rainfall in May - Boone, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 4.4"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are June and August (5.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (3.6").

Average rainfall days in May - Boone, NC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.3 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are June and July (13.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (9.1 days).

Average snowfall in May - Boone, NC
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (10.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Boone, NC
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Boone, NC
  • Average daylight in May: 14.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in May - Boone, NC
  • Average UV index in May: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).