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

May weather forecast and climate
Charlotte, NC

A small river flowing through the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina
A small river flowing through the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina
The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Charlotte, North Carolina, with average temperature varying between 59.9°F (15.5°C) and 79.3°F (26.3°C).

Temperature

In Charlotte, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from an agreeable 71.2°F (21.8°C) in April, to a warm 79.3°F (26.3°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 59.9°F (15.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Charlotte, North Carolina, is 74%.

Rainfall

In Charlotte, in May, it is raining for 15.7 days, with typically 1.81" (46mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Charlotte, there are 145.8 rainfall days, and 20.47" (520mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Charlotte.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Charlotte, North Carolina, is 14h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Charlotte is 9.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Charlotte?

In May, the average high-temperature is 79.3°F (26.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 59.9°F (15.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Charlotte?

In Charlotte, North Carolina, the average relative humidity in May is 74%.

How many days does it rain in May in Charlotte?

In Charlotte, in May, during 15.7 rainfall days, 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Charlotte?

In Charlotte, North Carolina, snow does not fall in April through November.

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

The average length of the day in May in Charlotte, North Carolina, is 14h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Charlotte?

In May, the average sunshine is 9.7h.

How high is the UV index in May in Charlotte?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Charlotte, North Carolina, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Charlotte, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 79.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 59.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.3°F).

Average humidity in May - Charlotte, NC
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (69%).

Average rainfall in May - Charlotte, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.81"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (1.3").

Average rainfall days in May - Charlotte, NC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.7 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (16.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (7.8 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.79").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Charlotte, NC
  • Average daylight in May: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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

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