May weather forecast
Athens, West VA

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Athens, West Virginia, with an average temperature ranging between max 71.4°F (21.9°C) and min 50.5°F (10.3°C).

Temperature

In Athens, the average high-temperature in May increases from a comfortable 61.7°F (16.5°C) in April to a pleasant 71.4°F (21.9°C). In May, in Athens, the average low-temperature is 50.5°F (10.3°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

The months with the most rainfall are February and May, with an average 3.5" (89mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Athens are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.3 snowfall days, Athens aggregates 0.31" (8mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 62.6 snowfall days, and 40.2" (1021mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Athens, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 12min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 8:13 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 6:04 am and sunset at 8:38 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 8.8h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Athens is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Athens?

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

What is the rainiest month in Athens?

The wettest months in Athens, West Virginia, are February and May, with an average 3.5" (89mm) of rainfall.

How much does it rain in Athens in May?

In Athens, West Virginia, during May, the rain falls for 20.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.5" (89mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Athens?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Athens, West Virginia. During 0.3 snowfall days, in May, Athens aggregates 0.31" (8mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Athens have in May?

In May, the average day length is 14h and 12min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Athens?

On the first day of May in Athens, West Virginia, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 8:13 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:04 am and sunset at 8:38 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Athens?

In Athens, the average sunshine duration in May is 8.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Athens?

In Athens, West Virginia, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Athens, West VA

Average temperature in May - Athens, West VA
  • Average high temperature in May: 71.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 50.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.2°F).

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Average pressure in May
Athens, West VA

Average pressure in May - Athens, West VA
  • Average pressure in May: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Athens, West VA

Average wind speed in May - Athens, West VA
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.9mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in May
Athens, West VA

Average humidity in May - Athens, West VA
  • Average humidity in May: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (83%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April, June, July, August and November (78%).

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Average rainfall in May
Athens, West VA

Average rainfall in May - Athens, West VA
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.5"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are February and May (3.5").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.69").

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Average rainfall days in May
Athens, West VA

Average rainfall days in May - Athens, West VA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 20.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (20.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Athens, West VA

Average snowfall in May - Athens, West VA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.31"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (9.09").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Athens, West VA

Average snowfall days in May - Athens, West VA
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (15.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Athens, West VA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Athens, West VA
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 12min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 38min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 48min

The months with the most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 9h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Athens, West VA

Average sunshine days in May - Athens, West VA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 8.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Athens, West VA

Average UV index in May - Athens, West VA
  • Average UV index in May: 5

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Athens, West VA

Average cloud cover in May - Athens, West VA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 62).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 38).

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Average visibility in May
Athens, West VA

Average visibility in May - Athens, West VA
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February and September (4mi).

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