May weather forecast
Fayetteville, NC

A sign of an ancient design of this stone house located in Hay Street in Fayetteville, North Carolina
A sign of an ancient design of this stone house located in Hay Street in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Fayetteville, is a warm month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 79.2°F (26.2°C) and 61.3°F (16.3°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a pleasant 71.4°F (21.9°C) in April to a warm 79.2°F (26.2°C). In Fayetteville, North Carolina, the average low-temperature is 61.3°F (16.3°C).

Humidity

May and September, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are the most humid months in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Rainfall

In Fayetteville, it is raining for 16.3 days, with typically 3.03" (77mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Fayetteville, North Carolina, during the entire year, the rain falls for 160.2 days and collects up to 31.73" (806mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Fayetteville, snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in Fayetteville is 14h and 1min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 8:00 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 6:02 am and sunset at 8:23 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 9.6h.

UV index

In Fayetteville, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against 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 is the temperature in May in Fayetteville?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 79.2°F (26.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 61.3°F (16.3°C).

What are the most humid months in Fayetteville?

The months with the highest humidity in Fayetteville, North Carolina, are May and September, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

What is the average humidity in May in Fayetteville?

The average relative humidity in May in Fayetteville, North Carolina, is 77%.

How many days does it rain in May in Fayetteville?

In May, the rain falls for 16.3 days. Throughout May, 3.03" (77mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Fayetteville?

In Fayetteville, snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Fayetteville have in May?

The average day length in May is 14h and 1min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Fayetteville?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 8:00 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:02 am and sunset at 8:23 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Fayetteville have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration is 9.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Fayetteville?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Fayetteville is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Fayetteville, NC

Average temperature in May - Fayetteville, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 79.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 61.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.7°F).

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Average pressure in May
Fayetteville, NC

Average pressure in May - Fayetteville, NC
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January, November and December (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Fayetteville, NC

Average wind speed in May - Fayetteville, NC
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Fayetteville, NC

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

The months with the highest relative humidity are May and September (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Fayetteville, NC

Average rainfall in May - Fayetteville, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.03"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.89").

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Average rainfall days in May
Fayetteville, NC

Average rainfall days in May - Fayetteville, NC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.3 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are June, July and August (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (9.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Fayetteville, NC

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.71").
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
Fayetteville, NC

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.2 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
Fayetteville, NC

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Fayetteville, NC
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 51min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Fayetteville, NC

Average sunshine days in May - Fayetteville, NC
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Fayetteville, NC

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Fayetteville, NC

Average cloud cover in May - Fayetteville, NC
  • Average cloud cover in May: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 43).
The months with the least cloud cover are June, July and October (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in May
Fayetteville, NC

Average visibility in May - Fayetteville, NC
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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