May weather forecast and climate
West Smithfield, NC

May, the last month of the spring, in West Smithfield, is a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 61°F (16.1°C) and max 78.3°F (25.7°C).

Temperature

In West Smithfield, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from an agreeable 70.5°F (21.4°C) in April, to a moderately hot 78.3°F (25.7°C). The average low-temperature, in West Smithfield, is 61°F (16.1°C).

Humidity

May, August and September, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are most humid months in West Smithfield.

Rainfall

In West Smithfield, it is raining for 11.9 days, with typically 1.22" (31mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 115.7 rainfall days, and 11.06" (281mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In West Smithfield, North Carolina, snow does not fall in March through December.

Daylight

The average length of the day in West Smithfield, North Carolina, is 14.1h.

Sunshine

In West Smithfield, the average sunshine in May is 9.5h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in West Smithfield is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in May in West Smithfield?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 78.3°F (25.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 61°F (16.1°C).

What are the most humid months in West Smithfield?

May, August and September, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in May in West Smithfield?

In West Smithfield, North Carolina, the average relative humidity in May is 77%.

How much does it rain in West Smithfield in May?

In May, in West Smithfield, the rain falls for 11.9 days. Throughout May, 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in West Smithfield?

March through December are months without snowfall.

What is the average length of the day in May in West Smithfield?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in West Smithfield?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in West Smithfield?

In West Smithfield, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average high temperature in May: 25.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (31.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (9.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.2°C).

Average pressure in May - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1020.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1014.6mbar).

Average humidity in May - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, August and September (77%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March and November (73%).

Average rainfall in May - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average rainfall in May: 31mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (38mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (17mm).

Average rainfall days in May - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.5 days).

Average snowfall in May - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3mm).
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (0 days).

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

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: 9.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.4).

Average sunshine days in May - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.9 days).

Average UV index in May - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

Average cloud cover in May - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average cloud cover in May: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in May - West Smithfield, NC
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

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