May weather forecast
Nags Head, NC

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Nags Head, North Carolina, with an average temperature fluctuating between 64.6°F (18.1°C) and 70.3°F (21.3°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a comfortable 62.2°F (16.8°C) in April to a pleasant 70.3°F (21.3°C). In Nags Head, in May, the average low-temperature is 64.6°F (18.1°C).

Humidity

May is the most humid month in Nags Head, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

Rainfall

In Nags Head, during 15.8 rainfall days, 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Nags Head, there are 165.9 rainfall days, and 26.5" (673mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through December are months without snowfall in Nags Head.

Daylight

In Nags Head, North Carolina, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 5min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:09 am and sunset at 7:49 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:47 am and sunset at 8:13 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Nags Head, North Carolina, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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 most humid month in Nags Head?

With an average relative humidity of 80%, May is the most humid month in Nags Head.

What is the average humidity in May in Nags Head?

The average relative humidity in May in Nags Head, North Carolina, is 80%.

How many days does it rain in May in Nags Head?

In Nags Head, in May, it is raining for 15.8 days, with typically 2.13" (54mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Nags Head?

In Nags Head, snow does not fall in April through December.

How many hours of daylight does Nags Head have in May?

The average day length in May in Nags Head is 14h and 5min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Nags Head?

On the first day of May in Nags Head, North Carolina, sunrise is at 6:09 am and sunset at 7:49 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:47 am and sunset at 8:13 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Nags Head?

In May, the average sunshine duration is 9.9h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Nags Head?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Nags Head, North Carolina, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Nags Head, NC

Average temperature in May - Nags Head, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 70.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 64.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (76.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (41.4°F).

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Average pressure in May
Nags Head, NC

Average pressure in May - Nags Head, NC
  • Average pressure in May: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Nags Head, NC

Average wind speed in May - Nags Head, NC
  • Average wind speed in May: 11.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (14mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (10mph).

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Average humidity in May
Nags Head, NC

Average humidity in May - Nags Head, NC
  • Average humidity in May: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in May
Nags Head, NC

Average rainfall in May - Nags Head, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.13"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.62").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.02").

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Average rainfall days in May
Nags Head, NC

Average rainfall days in May - Nags Head, NC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Nags Head, NC

Average snowfall in May - Nags Head, NC
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.28").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Nags Head, NC

Average snowfall days in May - Nags Head, NC
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Nags Head, NC

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Nags Head, NC
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 34min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 46min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.9h

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 5.4).

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Average sunshine days in May
Nags Head, NC

Average sunshine days in May - Nags Head, NC
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (18 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Nags Head, NC

Average UV index in May - Nags Head, NC
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Nags Head, NC

Average cloud cover in May - Nags Head, NC
  • Average cloud cover in May: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 43).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in May
Nags Head, NC

Average visibility in May - Nags Head, NC
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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