May weather forecast and climate
Marion, NC

A walking path through the woods, scenic trees, and clean fields near the calm Catawba River in Marion City, North Carolina
A walking path through the woods, scenic trees, and clean fields near the calm Catawba River in Marion City, North Carolina

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Marion, North Carolina, with average temperature fluctuating between 53.4°F (11.9°C) and 74.7°F (23.7°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a comfortable 66.7°F (19.3°C) in April, to a warm 74.7°F (23.7°C). The average low-temperature, is 53.4°F (11.9°C).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity in Marion are May and December, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 19.3 days. Throughout May, 3.23" (82mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 175.4 rainfall days, and 31.3" (795mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Marion, North Carolina, snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Marion, North Carolina, the average sunshine is 9.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Marion is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 Marion?

In Marion, in May, the average high-temperature is 74.7°F (23.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 53.4°F (11.9°C).

What is the most humid month in Marion?

Months with the highest humidity in Marion are May and December, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

What is the average humidity in May in Marion?

In Marion, the average relative humidity in May is 77%.

How much does it rain in Marion in May?

In May, in Marion, North Carolina, the rain falls for 19.3 days. Throughout May, 3.23" (82mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Does it snow in Marion in May?

In May, in Marion, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

When it does not snow in Marion?

In Marion snow does not fall in May through October.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Marion?

In May, the average sunshine in Marion is 9.8h.

How high is the UV index in May in Marion?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Marion, NC

Average temperature in May - Marion, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 74.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (44.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 53.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.4°F).

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Average pressure in May
Marion, NC

Average pressure in May - Marion, NC
  • Average pressure in May: 30.03"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99").

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Average wind speed in May
Marion, NC

Average wind speed in May - Marion, NC
  • Average wind speed in May: 4.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Marion, NC

Average humidity in May - Marion, NC
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May and December (77%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July and November (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Marion, NC

Average rainfall in May - Marion, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.23"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in May
Marion, NC

Average rainfall days in May - Marion, NC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 19.3 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (19.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Marion, NC

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (3.07").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Marion, NC

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Marion, NC
  • Average daylight in May: 14.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Marion, NC

Average sunshine days in May - Marion, NC
  • Average sunshine days in May: 10 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Marion, NC

Average UV index in May - Marion, NC
  • Average UV index in May: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Marion, NC

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

Months with the most cloud cover are March and December (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in May
Marion, NC

Average visibility in May - Marion, NC
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are February, June, July, August, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, March, April, May, September and December (5mi).

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