May weather forecast and climate
Lynchburg, VA

Cloudy orange sky gracing the dusk in Lynchburg city, Virginia
Cloudy orange sky gracing the dusk in Lynchburg city, Virginia
The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Lynchburg, Virginia, with average temperature varying between 76.6°F (24.8°C) and 54.5°F (12.5°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from an enjoyable 67.3°F (19.6°C) in April, to a moderately hot 76.6°F (24.8°C). In Lynchburg, Virginia, the average low-temperature is 54.5°F (12.5°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

Months with the most rainfall are April and May, with an average 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall in Lynchburg.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14.2h.

Sunshine

In Lynchburg, the average sunshine is 9.3h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Lynchburg, Virginia, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May 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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Lynchburg?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Lynchburg, Virginia, is 76.6°F (24.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 54.5°F (12.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Lynchburg?

In May, the average relative humidity is 76%.

How much does it rain in Lynchburg in May?

In May, in Lynchburg, Virginia, the rain falls for 18.1 days. Throughout May, 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Lynchburg?

Months with the most rainfall in Lynchburg are April and May, with an average 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Lynchburg in May?

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

When it does not snow in Lynchburg?

May through September are months without snowfall in Lynchburg.

How many hours of daylight does Lynchburg have in May?

In Lynchburg, the average length of the day in May is 14.2h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Lynchburg?

In Lynchburg, the average sunshine in May is 9.3h.

When is the highest UV index in Lynchburg?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Lynchburg?

In Lynchburg, Virginia, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average high temperature in May: 76.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 54.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

Average pressure in May - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

Average wind speed in May - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.1mph).

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (70%).

Average rainfall in May - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.07"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are April and May (3.07").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and September (1.89").

Average rainfall days in May - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 18.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.6 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.15").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (4.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average daylight in May: 14.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.3h

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

Average sunshine days in May - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11 days).

Average UV index in May - Lynchburg, 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 and December (UV index 2).

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

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 30).

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

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