May weather forecast and climate
Gaston, NC

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Gaston, North Carolina, with average temperature ranging between max 76.6°F (24.8°C) and min 59.2°F (15.1°C).

Temperature

In Gaston, North Carolina, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from an agreeable 69.1°F (20.6°C) in April, to a moderately hot 76.6°F (24.8°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 59.2°F (15.1°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 79%, May is the most humid month in Gaston.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 17.8 days. Throughout May, 2.52" (64mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Gaston, during the entire year, the rain falls for 156.2 days and collects up to 27.6" (701mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Gaston snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Gaston, the average sunshine is 9.4h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Gaston are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Gaston?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Gaston, North Carolina, is 76.6°F (24.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 59.2°F (15.1°C).

What is the most humid month in Gaston?

With an average relative humidity of 79%, May is the most humid month.

What is the average humidity in May in Gaston?

The average relative humidity in May in Gaston, North Carolina, is 79%.

How much does it rain in Gaston in May?

In May, the rain falls for 17.8 days. Throughout May, 2.52" (64mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Gaston?

In Gaston snow does not fall in April through October.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Gaston have in May?

In Gaston, the average sunshine in May is 9.4h.

When is the highest UV index in Gaston?

Months with the highest UV index in Gaston, North Carolina, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in May in Gaston?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Gaston is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Gaston, NC

Average temperature in May - Gaston, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 76.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (46.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 59.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (31.8°F).

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Average pressure in May
Gaston, NC

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in May
Gaston, NC

Average wind speed in May - Gaston, NC
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Gaston, NC

Average humidity in May - Gaston, NC
  • Average humidity in May: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, April, July and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in May
Gaston, NC

Average rainfall in May - Gaston, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.52"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.85").

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Average rainfall days in May
Gaston, NC

Average rainfall days in May - Gaston, NC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Gaston, NC

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

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

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Average snowfall days in May
Gaston, NC

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Gaston, 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: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.4h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.5).

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Average sunshine days in May
Gaston, NC

Average sunshine days in May - Gaston, NC
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Gaston, NC

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Gaston, NC

Average cloud cover in May - Gaston, NC
  • Average cloud cover in May: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in May
Gaston, NC

Average visibility in May - Gaston, 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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