May weather forecast and climate
Charlottesville, VA

The beautiful sunrise over Charlottesville, Virginia
The beautiful sunrise over Charlottesville, Virginia

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Charlottesville, is a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 75.4°F (24.1°C) and min 54.1°F (12.3°C).

Temperature

In Charlottesville, the average high-temperature rises, from an enjoyable 66°F (18.9°C) in April, to a warm 75.4°F (24.1°C). The average low-temperature, in Charlottesville, is 54.1°F (12.3°C).

Humidity

May, September, October and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

Months with the most rainfall in Charlottesville are April and May, with an average 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Charlottesville snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14.3h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 9.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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 are the most humid months in Charlottesville?

Months with the highest humidity in Charlottesville, Virginia, are May, September, October and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in May in Charlottesville?

In May, the average relative humidity in Charlottesville is 76%.

What is the wettest month in Charlottesville?

Months with the most rainfall are April and May, with an average 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in Charlottesville?

In Charlottesville, in May, during 17.1 rainfall days, 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Charlottesville?

In Charlottesville, Virginia, snow does not fall in May through October.

Does it snow in Charlottesville in May?

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

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

In Charlottesville, Virginia, the average length of the day in May is 14.3h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Charlottesville?

The average sunshine in May is 9.2h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Charlottesville?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Charlottesville?

In Charlottesville, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Charlottesville, VA

Average temperature in May - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average high temperature in May: 75.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 54.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Charlottesville, VA

Average pressure in May - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in May
Charlottesville, VA

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in May
Charlottesville, VA

Average humidity in May - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, September, October and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Charlottesville, VA

Average rainfall in May - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.91"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are April and May (2.91").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.69").

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Average rainfall days in May
Charlottesville, VA

Average rainfall days in May - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Charlottesville, VA

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

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.07").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Charlottesville, VA

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average daylight in May: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.4).

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Average sunshine days in May
Charlottesville, VA

Average sunshine days in May - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Charlottesville, VA

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

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Charlottesville, VA

Average cloud cover in May - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 42

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

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Average visibility in May
Charlottesville, VA

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

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

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