May weather forecast
Greensboro, NC

A scenic shot of the skyscrapers in the cityscape of Greensboro, North Carolina, numerous neon lights lighting up the streets, buildings, and park below
A scenic shot of the skyscrapers in the cityscape of Greensboro, North Carolina, numerous neon lights lighting up the streets, buildings, and park below

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Greensboro, is a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 78.1°F (25.6°C) and 57.7°F (14.3°C).

Temperature

In Greensboro, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from an agreeable 69.8°F (21°C) in April, to a moderately hot 78.1°F (25.6°C). In Greensboro, the average low-temperature is 57.7°F (14.3°C).

Humidity

May and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is May when the rain falls for 17.8 days and typically aggregates up to 3.5" (89mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Greensboro is 14.1h.

Sunshine

In Greensboro, the average sunshine is 9.5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Greensboro?

Months with the highest humidity in Greensboro, North Carolina, are May and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in May in Greensboro?

In May, the average relative humidity is 76%.

What is the rainiest month in Greensboro?

The month with the most rainfall in Greensboro is May when the rain falls for 17.8 days and typically aggregates up to 3.5" (89mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in Greensboro?

In May, in Greensboro, the rain falls for 17.8 days. Throughout May, 3.5" (89mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Greensboro?

In Greensboro, North Carolina, snow does not fall in April through October.

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

In Greensboro, North Carolina, the average length of the day in May is 14.1h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Greensboro?

In May, the average sunshine in Greensboro, North Carolina, is 9.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Greensboro?

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Greensboro?

In Greensboro, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Greensboro, NC

Average temperature in May - Greensboro, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 25.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 14.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.7°C).

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Average pressure in May
Greensboro, NC

Average pressure in May - Greensboro, NC
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1021.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1015mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Greensboro, NC

Average wind speed in May - Greensboro, NC
  • Average wind speed in May: 9.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.5km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Greensboro, NC

Average humidity in May - Greensboro, NC
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Greensboro, NC

Average rainfall in May - Greensboro, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 89mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (89mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (46mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Greensboro, NC

Average rainfall days in May - Greensboro, NC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Greensboro, NC

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (52mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Greensboro, NC

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.7 days).
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
Greensboro, NC

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Greensboro, NC
  • Average daylight in May: 14.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.5).

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Average sunshine days in May
Greensboro, NC

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

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Greensboro, NC

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Greensboro, NC

Average cloud cover in May - Greensboro, NC
  • Average cloud cover in May: 39

Months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
Greensboro, NC

Average visibility in May - Greensboro, NC
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (9km).
The month with the lowest visibility is September (8km).

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