May weather forecast
Whittier, NC

Weather in May

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity are May and September, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

Rainfall

In May, in Whittier, North Carolina, 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 May in Whittier, North Carolina, is 14h and 3min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 8:19 pm. On the last day of May, in Whittier, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 8:42 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Whittier, North Carolina, 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 in Whittier, North Carolina. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Whittier?

In May, the average high-temperature is 70.7°F (21.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 50.5°F (10.3°C).

What is the most humid month in Whittier?

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

What is the average humidity in May in Whittier?

The average relative humidity in May is 81%.

How many days does it rain in May in Whittier?

In Whittier, in May, during 19.6 rainfall days, 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Whittier?

May through September are months without snowfall.

Does it snow in Whittier in May?

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

How many hours of daylight does Whittier have in May?

The average day length in May in Whittier, North Carolina, is 14h and 3min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Whittier?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 8:19 pm. On the last day of the month, in Whittier, North Carolina, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 8:42 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Whittier have in May?

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

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

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

How high is the UV index in May in Whittier?

In Whittier, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Whittier, NC

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).

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Average pressure in May
Whittier, NC

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

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

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Average wind speed in May
Whittier, NC

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).

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Average humidity in May
Whittier, NC

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

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

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Average rainfall in May
Whittier, NC

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").

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Average rainfall days in May
Whittier, NC

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).

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Average snowfall in May
Whittier, NC

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

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

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Average snowfall days in May
Whittier, NC

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

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

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Whittier, NC
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 49min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Whittier, NC

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).

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Average UV index in May
Whittier, NC

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

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Whittier, NC

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).

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Average visibility in May
Whittier, NC

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

The 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).

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