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

May weather forecast and climate
Manteo, NC

The last month of the spring, Mayo, is a moderately hot month in Manteo, North Carolina, with average temperature fluctuating between 75.2°F (24°C) and 57.2°F (14°C).

Temperature

In Manteo, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a pleasant 68°F (20°C) in Abril, to a moderately hot 75.2°F (24°C). In Manteo, North Carolina, the average low-temperature is 57.2°F (14°C).

Rainfall

In Mayo, in Manteo, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout Mayo, 4.02" (102mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 117 rainfall days, and 50.59" (1285mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Manteo, the average seawater temperature is 68.5°F (20.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 68.5°F (20.3°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

The average length of the day is 14.1h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in Manteo, North Carolina, are Abril through Julio, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

UV index

In Mayo, the average daily maximum UV index in Manteo is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In Mayo, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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.

What is the temperature in Mayo in Manteo?

In Manteo, in Mayo, the average high-temperature is 75.2°F (24°C), and the average low-temperature is 57.2°F (14°C).

How much does it rain in Manteo in Mayo?

In Manteo, in Mayo, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 4.02" (102mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in Mayo in Manteo?

In Mayo, the average ocean temperature in Manteo, North Carolina, is 68.5°F (20.3°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 68.5°F (20.3°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

What is the average length of the day in Mayo in Manteo?

The average length of the day in Mayo in Manteo, North Carolina, is 14.1h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Manteo?

Abril through Julio, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Manteo, North Carolina.

How long on average sun shines in Mayo in Manteo?

In Manteo, the average sunshine in Mayo is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in Mayo in Manteo?

In Mayo, the average daily maximum UV index in Manteo, North Carolina, is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Manteo, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 75°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (86°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (52°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 57°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34°F).

Average rainfall in May - Manteo, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (5.7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (3.2").

Average rainfall days in May - Manteo, NC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September, October and November (8 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Manteo, NC
  • Average sea temperature in May: 68.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (81.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (53.3°F).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Manteo, 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: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

Months with most sunshine are April, May, June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

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

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