May weather forecast and climate
Tar Heel, NC

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Tar Heel, North Carolina, with average temperature ranging between max 79.3°F (26.3°C) and min 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from an agreeable 71.6°F (22°C) in April, to a warm 79.3°F (26.3°C). In May, in Tar Heel, the average low-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are May, August and September, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

Rainfall

In May, in Tar Heel, the rain falls for 16.3 days. Throughout May, 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Tar Heel, during the entire year, the rain falls for 161.7 days and collects up to 27.6" (701mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Tar Heel.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14h.

Sunshine

In Tar Heel, North Carolina, the average sunshine in May is 9.7h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Tar Heel?

In Tar Heel, in May, the average high-temperature is 79.3°F (26.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°C).

What is the most humid month in Tar Heel?

May, August and September, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are most humid months in Tar Heel.

What is the average humidity in May in Tar Heel?

The average relative humidity in May is 77%.

How much does it rain in Tar Heel in May?

In Tar Heel, during May, the rain falls for 16.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Tar Heel?

In Tar Heel, North Carolina, snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Tar Heel have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Tar Heel have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Tar Heel is 9.7h.

How high is the UV index in May in Tar Heel?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Tar Heel, NC

Average temperature in May - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 79.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 61.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.6°F).

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Average pressure in May
Tar Heel, NC

Average pressure in May - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January, November and December (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in May
Tar Heel, NC

Average wind speed in May - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Tar Heel, NC

Average humidity in May - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, August and September (77%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Tar Heel, NC

Average rainfall in May - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.68"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.27").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.34").

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Average rainfall days in May
Tar Heel, NC

Average rainfall days in May - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (9.7 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Tar Heel, NC

Average snowfall in May - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.39").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Tar Heel, NC

Average snowfall days in May - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (1 days).
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
Tar Heel, NC

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average daylight in May: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.6).

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Average sunshine days in May
Tar Heel, NC

Average sunshine days in May - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11 days).

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Average UV index in May
Tar Heel, NC

Average UV index in May - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Tar Heel, NC

Average cloud cover in May - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average cloud cover in May: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 42).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, July and October (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in May
Tar Heel, NC

Average visibility in May - Tar Heel, NC
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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