May weather forecast and climate
Buxton, NC

May, the last month of the spring, in Buxton, is an agreeable month, with average temperature ranging between max 71.1°F (21.7°C) and min 66.6°F (19.2°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from an enjoyable 64.8°F (18.2°C) in April, to a pleasant 71.1°F (21.7°C). In May, in Buxton, the average low-temperature is 66.6°F (19.2°C).

Humidity

The most humid month in Buxton is May, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

Rainfall

In May, in Buxton, the rain falls for 17.9 days. Throughout May, 4.21" (107mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 193.7 rainfall days, and 46.06" (1170mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

February through December are months without snowfall in Buxton.

Ocean temperature

In May, the average ocean temperature in Buxton is 71.6°F (22°C).
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 71.6°F (22°C).

Daylight

In Buxton, the average length of the day in May is 14h.

Sunshine

In Buxton, the average sunshine in May is 10h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Buxton is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Buxton?

In May, in Buxton, the average high-temperature is 71.1°F (21.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 66.6°F (19.2°C).

What is the most humid month in Buxton?

With an average relative humidity of 80%, May is the most humid month in Buxton.

What is the average humidity in May in Buxton?

In Buxton, the average relative humidity in May is 80%.

How many days does it rain in May in Buxton?

In Buxton, North Carolina, during May, the rain falls for 17.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.21" (107mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Buxton?

In Buxton snow does not fall in February through December.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Buxton?

In Buxton, the average seawater temperature in May is 71.6°F (22°C). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 71.6°F (22°C).

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

The average length of the day in May in Buxton is 14h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Buxton?

The average sunshine in May is 10h.

How high is the UV index in May in Buxton?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Buxton, North Carolina, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Buxton, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 21.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 19.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.8°C).

Average pressure in May - Buxton, NC
  • Average pressure in May: 1017.3mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are November and December (1019.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1015.1mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Buxton, NC
  • Average wind speed in May: 22.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (27.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (19.5km/h).

Average humidity in May - Buxton, NC
  • Average humidity in May: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

Average rainfall in May - Buxton, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 107mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (131mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (64mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Buxton, NC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (20.6 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January, February and October (13.5 days).

Average snowfall in May - Buxton, NC
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1mm).
Months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Buxton, NC
  • Average sea temperature in May: 22°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (28.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (14°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Buxton, NC
  • Average daylight in May: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 5.2).

Average sunshine days in May - Buxton, NC
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (15.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (8.4 days).

Average UV index in May - Buxton, NC
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in May - Buxton, NC
  • Average cloud cover in May: 33

Months with the most cloud cover are January, February and March (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 27).

Average visibility in May - Buxton, NC
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).