Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge, NC

Ocean temperature

In Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge, North Carolina, in Mayo, the average water temperature is 72°F (22.2°C).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 72°F (22.2°C) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 77°F (25°C) to 82.4°F (28°C).)

Daylight

The average length of the day in Mayo is 14h.

What is the water temperature in Mayo in Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge?

In Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge, North Carolina, the average seawater temperature in Mayo is 72°F (22.2°C). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 72°F (22.2°C).

What is the average length of the day in Mayo in Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge?

In Mayo, the average length of the day is 14h.
Average sea temperature in May - Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge, NC
  • Average sea temperature in May: 71.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (82.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (60°F).

Average daylight in May - Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge, 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).