Greensboro
North Carolina, USA
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May weather forecast and climate
Greensboro, NC

A scenic shot of the skyscrapers in the cityscape of Greensboro, North Carolina, numerous neon lights lighting up the streets, buildings, and park below
A scenic shot of the skyscrapers in the cityscape of Greensboro, North Carolina, numerous neon lights lighting up the streets, buildings, and park below
May, the last month of the spring, in Greensboro, is a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 77.5°F (25.3°C) and min 56.1°F (13.4°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from an agreeable 70.2°F (21.2°C) in April, to a moderately hot 77.5°F (25.3°C). In May, in Greensboro, the average low-temperature is 56.1°F (13.4°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 69.8%.

Rainfall

In May, in Greensboro, the rain falls for 10.3 days. Throughout May, 3.4" (85.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Greensboro, during the entire year, the rain falls for 110.6 days and collects up to 42.2" (1071.9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 8.4h.

UV index

In Greensboro, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in May in Greensboro?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Greensboro, is 77.5°F (25.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 56.1°F (13.4°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Greensboro?

The average relative humidity in May in Greensboro, North Carolina, is 69.8%.

How many days does it rain in May in Greensboro?

In Greensboro, North Carolina, in May, during 10.3 rainfall days, 3.4" (85.9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Greensboro?

April through October are months without snowfall in Greensboro.

How many hours of daylight does Greensboro have in May?

In Greensboro, North Carolina, the average length of the day in May is 14.1h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Greensboro?

The average sunshine in May in Greensboro, North Carolina, is 8.4h.

How high is the UV index in May in Greensboro?

In Greensboro, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Greensboro, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 77.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 56.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.5°F).

Average humidity in May - Greensboro, NC
  • Average humidity in May: 69.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (76.4%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (60.9%).

Average rainfall in May - Greensboro, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.5").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February and December (3").

Average rainfall days in May - Greensboro, NC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7.3 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3.4").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (1.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.4h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

Average UV index in May - Greensboro, NC
  • Average UV index in May: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).