May weather forecast
Burlington, NC

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Burlington, is a warm month, with an average temperature varying between 78.1°F (25.6°C) and 58.6°F (14.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a pleasant 69.8°F (21°C) in April to a warm 78.1°F (25.6°C). In Burlington, in May, the average low-temperature is 58.6°F (14.8°C).

Humidity

The most humid month in Burlington is May, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is May, when the rain falls for 17.3 days and typically aggregates up to 3.58" (91mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Burlington is 14h and 6min.
On the first day of May in Burlington, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 8:05 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:02 am and sunset at 8:28 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.3h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Burlington, North Carolina. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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 is the most humid month in Burlington?

The most humid month in Burlington, North Carolina, is May, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

What is the average humidity in May in Burlington?

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

What is the rainiest month in Burlington?

May is the month with the most rainfall in Burlington. Rain falls for 17.3 days and accumulates 3.58" (91mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Burlington in May?

In Burlington, in May, it is raining for 17.3 days, with typically 3.58" (91mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Burlington?

April through October are months without snowfall in Burlington, North Carolina.

How many hours of daylight does Burlington have in May?

In May, the average day length is 14h and 6min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Burlington?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 8:05 pm. On the last day of the month, in Burlington, sunrise is at 6:02 am and sunset at 8:28 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Burlington?

The average sunshine duration in May in Burlington, North Carolina, is 9.3h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in May in Burlington?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Burlington, North Carolina, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Burlington, NC

Average temperature in May - Burlington, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 78.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (46.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 58.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30.9°F).

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Average pressure in May
Burlington, NC

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

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

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Average wind speed in May
Burlington, NC

Average wind speed in May - Burlington, NC
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Burlington, NC

Average humidity in May - Burlington, NC
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Burlington, NC

Average rainfall in May - Burlington, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.58"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.58").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.89").

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Average rainfall days in May
Burlington, NC

Average rainfall days in May - Burlington, NC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.3 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are May and August (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Burlington, NC

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.28").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Burlington, NC

Average snowfall days in May - Burlington, NC
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Burlington, NC
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 6min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 34min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 45min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 18min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Burlington, NC

Average sunshine days in May - Burlington, NC
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Burlington, NC

Average UV index in May - Burlington, NC
  • 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 and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Burlington, NC

Average cloud cover in May - Burlington, NC
  • Average cloud cover in May: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 44).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in May
Burlington, NC

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

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

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