May weather forecast and climate
Carrboro, NC

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Carrboro, North Carolina, with average temperature fluctuating between 78.6°F (25.9°C) and 59.4°F (15.2°C).

Temperature

In Carrboro, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from an agreeable 70.3°F (21.3°C) in April, to a warm 78.6°F (25.9°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 59.4°F (15.2°C).

Humidity

In Carrboro, the average relative humidity in May is 76%.

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall in Carrboro. Rain falls for 14.6 days and accumulates 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Carrboro.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.5h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Carrboro?

In May, the average relative humidity in Carrboro is 76%.

What is the rainiest month in Carrboro?

The month with the most rainfall in Carrboro, North Carolina, is May when the rain falls for 14.6 days and typically aggregates up to 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Carrboro in May?

In Carrboro, North Carolina, during May, the rain falls for 14.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Carrboro?

April through October are months without snowfall in Carrboro, North Carolina.

What is the average length of the day in May in Carrboro?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Carrboro?

In Carrboro, the average sunshine in May is 9.5h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Carrboro?

In Carrboro, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Carrboro, NC

Average temperature in May - Carrboro, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 78.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (47.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 59.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32°F).

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Average pressure in May
Carrboro, NC

Average pressure in May - Carrboro, NC
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in May
Carrboro, NC

Average wind speed in May - Carrboro, NC
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Carrboro, NC

Average humidity in May - Carrboro, NC
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Carrboro, NC

Average rainfall in May - Carrboro, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.77"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.77").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (0.83").

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Average rainfall days in May
Carrboro, NC

Average rainfall days in May - Carrboro, NC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Carrboro, NC

Average snowfall in May - Carrboro, NC
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.47").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Carrboro, NC

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Carrboro, NC

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Carrboro, NC

Average sunshine days in May - Carrboro, NC
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.3 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are July and August (12.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Carrboro, NC

Average UV index in May - Carrboro, NC
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Carrboro, NC

Average cloud cover in May - Carrboro, NC
  • Average cloud cover in May: 40

Months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in May
Carrboro, NC

Average visibility in May - Carrboro, NC
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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