May weather forecast and climate
Whittier, NC

The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Whittier, North Carolina, with average temperature fluctuating between 50.5°F (10.3°C) and 70.7°F (21.5°C).

Temperature

In Whittier, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a comfortable 62.8°F (17.1°C) in April, to an agreeable 70.7°F (21.5°C). In May, in Whittier, the average low-temperature is 50.5°F (10.3°C).

Humidity

May and September, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 19.6 days. Throughout May, 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Whittier, during the entire year, the rain falls for 189.2 days and collects up to 40.39" (1026mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Whittier is 14.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.3h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in May in Whittier?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 70.7°F (21.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 50.5°F (10.3°C).

What are the most humid months in Whittier?

Months with the highest humidity in Whittier are May and September, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

What is the average humidity in May in Whittier?

The average relative humidity in May in Whittier, North Carolina, is 81%.

How many days does it rain in May in Whittier?

In May, the rain falls for 19.6 days. Throughout May, 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Does it snow in Whittier in May?

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

When it does not snow in Whittier?

May through September are months without snowfall in Whittier, North Carolina.

How many hours of daylight does Whittier have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Whittier?

In Whittier, North Carolina, the average sunshine in May is 9.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Whittier?

Months with the highest UV index in Whittier, North Carolina, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Whittier?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Whittier, North Carolina, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Whittier, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 70.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 50.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27°F).

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

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99").

Average wind speed in May - Whittier, NC
  • Average wind speed in May: 4.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and April (5.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.1mph).

Average humidity in May - Whittier, NC
  • Average humidity in May: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May and September (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (77%).

Average rainfall in May - Whittier, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.33").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.56").

Average rainfall days in May - Whittier, NC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 19.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.7 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.95").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Whittier, NC
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.1 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (5.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Whittier, 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: 9.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

Average sunshine days in May - Whittier, NC
  • Average sunshine days in May: 9.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (17.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in May - Whittier, NC
  • Average cloud cover in May: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 37).

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

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (5mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is September (4mi).