Charleston
West Virginia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Charleston, West VA

The calm Kanawha River in front of Charleston, West Virginia, reflecting the city in its water
The calm Kanawha River in front of Charleston, West Virginia, reflecting the city in its water
The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Charleston, West Virginia, with average temperature fluctuating between 52.7°F (11.5°C) and 74.8°F (23.8°C).

Temperature

In Charleston, West Virginia, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from an enjoyable 67.6°F (19.8°C) in April, to a warm 74.8°F (23.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Charleston, is 52.7°F (11.5°C).

Rainfall

In Charleston, in May, during 14.1 rainfall days, 4.8" (121.9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Charleston, during the entire year, the rain falls for 150.7 days and collects up to 44" (1117.4mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows. In Charleston, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 36.3" (921.9mm).

Daylight

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

What is the temperature in May in Charleston?

In May, in Charleston, West Virginia, the average high-temperature is 74.8°F (23.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 52.7°F (11.5°C).

How much does it rain in Charleston in May?

In Charleston, during May, the rain falls for 14.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.8" (121.9mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Charleston in May?

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

How many hours of daylight does Charleston have in May?

The average length of the day in May is 14.3h.
Average temperature in May - Charleston, West VA
  • Average high temperature in May: 74.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 52.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.3°F).

Average rainfall in May - Charleston, West VA
  • Average rainfall in May: 4.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (2.7").

Average rainfall days in May - Charleston, West VA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (15 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (9.3 days).

Average snowfall in May - Charleston, West VA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (11.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Charleston, West VA
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in May - Charleston, West VA
  • Average daylight in May: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).