May weather forecast
Catawba, VA

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Catawba, Virginia, with an average temperature varying between 74.5°F (23.6°C) and 52.3°F (11.3°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases from an enjoyable 65.1°F (18.4°C) in April to a moderately hot 74.5°F (23.6°C). In May, in Catawba, the average low-temperature is 52.3°F (11.3°C).

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity are May, September and December, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Catawba is May, when the rain falls for 17.7 days and typically aggregates up to 3.31" (84mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Catawba, snow does not fall through September.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14h and 11min.
On the first day of May in Catawba, Virginia, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 8:10 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:01 am and sunset at 8:34 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Catawba is 9.3h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Catawba, Virginia, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 Catawba?

May, September and December, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in May in Catawba?

In Catawba, the average relative humidity in May is 77%.

What is the wettest month in Catawba?

May is the month with the most rainfall in Catawba, Virginia. Rain falls for 17.7 days and accumulates 3.31" (84mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Catawba in May?

In Catawba, in May, it is raining for 17.7 days, with typically 3.31" (84mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Catawba?

In Catawba, snow does not fall in May through September.

Does it snow in Catawba in May?

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

What is the average length of the day in May in Catawba?

In May, the average day length in Catawba is 14h and 11min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Catawba?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 8:10 pm. On the last day of the month, in Catawba, Virginia, sunrise is at 6:01 am and sunset at 8:34 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Catawba have in May?

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

When is the highest UV index in Catawba?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Catawba.

What is the UV index reading in May in Catawba?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Catawba is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Catawba, VA

Average temperature in May - Catawba, VA
  • Average high temperature in May: 74.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 52.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Catawba, VA

Average pressure in May - Catawba, VA
  • Average pressure in May: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Catawba, VA

Average wind speed in May - Catawba, VA
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.9mph).

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Average humidity in May
Catawba, VA

Average humidity in May - Catawba, VA
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, September and December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Catawba, VA

Average rainfall in May - Catawba, VA
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.31"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.31").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.61").

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Average rainfall days in May
Catawba, VA

Average rainfall days in May - Catawba, VA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.6 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Catawba, VA

Average snowfall in May - Catawba, VA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (2.76").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Catawba, VA

Average snowfall days in May - Catawba, VA
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Catawba, VA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Catawba, VA
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 11min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 38min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Catawba, VA

Average sunshine days in May - Catawba, VA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Catawba, VA

Average UV index in May - Catawba, VA
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Catawba, VA

Average cloud cover in May - Catawba, VA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 45).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in May
Catawba, VA

Average visibility in May - Catawba, VA
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are June, July and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October and December (5mi).

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