Humidity Levels in Virginia During May

The average humidity in May is listed below for places in Virginia. The tables give daily averages along with highest and lowest relative humidity levels.

Relative humidity measures the actual amount of moisture in the air as a percentage of the maximum amount of moisture the air can hold.

All the numbers here are averages for the years 1961 to 1990.

Average Humidity

In this table, the Daily number is the average of humidity readings taken every three hours throughout the day. Morning percentages are for 7 am and Afternoon measures are for 4 pm local standard time.

Average relative humidity (%) in May
Daily Place Morning Afternoon
65 Arlington 74 51
70 Chantilly 82 53
70 Lynchburg 81 51
69 Norfolk 77 56
70 Richmond 81 51
66 Roanoke 79 50

Highest and Lowest Humidity

Below are the averages during May for maximum and minimum humidity levels in Virginia. The hours when this month's highest and lowest humidity readings usually occur are given in local standard time.

Daily high and low relative humidity (%) averages in May
High Time Place Low Time
77.2 4 am Arlington 51.3 4 pm
86.9 4 am Chantilly 53.3 4 pm
84.7 4 am Lynchburg 51.0 4 pm
81.3 4 am Norfolk 55.2 1 pm
86.3 4 am Richmond 50.8 4 pm
81.7 4 am Roanoke 50.2 4 pm

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

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