May weather forecast
Charlotte, NC

A small river flowing throw the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina
A small river flowing throw the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Charlotte, is a warm month, with an average temperature varying between 79.3°F (26.3°C) and 59.9°F (15.5°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in Charlotte is 14h and 2min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:31 am and sunset at 8:09 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:10 am and sunset at 8:32 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Charlotte, the average sunshine in May is 9.7h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Charlotte is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Charlotte?

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

How much does it rain in Charlotte in May?

In May, the rain falls for 15.7 days. Throughout May, 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Charlotte?

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

How many hours of daylight does Charlotte have in May?

In May, the average day length is 14h and 2min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Charlotte?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:31 am and sunset at 8:09 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:10 am and sunset at 8:32 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Charlotte have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Charlotte, North Carolina, 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 threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Charlotte, NC

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).

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Average pressure in May
Charlotte, NC

Average pressure in May - Charlotte, NC
  • Average pressure in May: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Charlotte, NC

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.4mph).

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Average humidity in May
Charlotte, NC

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%).

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Average rainfall in May
Charlotte, NC

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 least rainfall) is October (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in May
Charlotte, NC

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

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

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Average snowfall in May
Charlotte, NC

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

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

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Average snowfall days in May
Charlotte, NC

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).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Charlotte, NC
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 50min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Charlotte, NC

Average sunshine days in May - Charlotte, NC
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Charlotte, NC

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).

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Average cloud cover in May
Charlotte, NC

Average cloud cover in May - Charlotte, NC
  • Average cloud cover in May: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in May
Charlotte, NC

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

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

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