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

May weather forecast and climate
Highlands, NC

Flowers and green grass. Springtime in the rocky and mountainous region in the Appalachian Mountain scene in Highlands, North Carolina, rain clouds
Flowers and green grass. Springtime in the rocky and mountainous region in the Appalachian Mountain scene in Highlands, North Carolina, rain clouds
May, the last month of the spring, in Highlands, is an agreeable month, with average temperature varying between 46°F (7.8°C) and 69.1°F (20.6°C).

Temperature

In Highlands, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from an enjoyable 62.1°F (16.7°C) in April, to an agreeable 69.1°F (20.6°C). In Highlands, in May, the average low-temperature is 46°F (7.8°C).

Rainfall

Throughout May, in Highlands, North Carolina, 6.3" (160.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated. During the entire year, Highlands aggregates up to 84.7" (2152.6mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall in Highlands. May is the last month it regularly snows. Throughout May, Highlands aggregates 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow. Throughout the year, 12.9" (327.6mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in Highlands is 14h.

What is the temperature in May in Highlands?

In May, in Highlands, North Carolina, the average high-temperature is 69.1°F (20.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 46°F (7.8°C).

How much does it rain in Highlands in May?

In Highlands, in May, 6.3" (160.5mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Highlands?

May is the last month it regularly snows. Throughout May, Highlands aggregates 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Highlands have in May?

The average length of the day in May is 14h.
Average temperature in May - Highlands, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 69°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 46°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23°F).

Average rainfall in May - Highlands, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 6.3"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are November and December (8.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (6").

Average snowfall in May - Highlands, NC
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.1"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and February (3.6").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average daylight in May - Highlands, 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).