Chapel Hill
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Chapel Hill, NC

Red flowers and green trees around the Old Well at the iconic UNC in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on a sunny and calm day with scanty clouds in the sky
Red flowers and green trees around the Old Well at the iconic UNC in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on a sunny and calm day with scanty clouds in the sky
The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with average temperature ranging between min 54.9°F (12.7°C) and max 78.3°F (25.7°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a pleasant 71.1°F (21.7°C) in April, to a moderately hot 78.3°F (25.7°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 54.9°F (12.7°C).

Rainfall

In Chapel Hill, it is raining for 11.4 days, with typically 3.9" (97.8mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Chapel Hill, during the entire year, the rain falls for 122.5 days and collects up to 47.3" (1201.9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Throughout the year, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 3.7" (94mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

What is the temperature in May in Chapel Hill?

In Chapel Hill, in May, the average high-temperature is 78.3°F (25.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 54.9°F (12.7°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Chapel Hill?

In Chapel Hill, in May, it is raining for 11.4 days, with typically 3.9" (97.8mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Chapel Hill have in May?

In Chapel Hill, North Carolina, the average length of the day in May is 14.1h.
Average temperature in May - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 78.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 54.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.6°F).

Average rainfall in May - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (3.3").

Average rainfall days in May - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (12 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7.9 days).

Average snowfall in May - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in May - Chapel Hill, 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: 9.8h).