Average Temperatures for Virginia in May





Average temperatures for May at cities, towns, parks and lakes throughout Virginia are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Coastal Virginia in the east, Piedmont or central Virginia, and the Mountains, including the Shenandoah Valley in the northwest and the Appalachian Mountains of southwest Virginia.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 by the US National Climatic Data Center.

Virginia's Mountains

Average May temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
74 50 Abingdon 24 10
71 47 Blacksburg 22 8
68 45 Burkes Garden 20 7
72 48 Galax 22 9
72 47 Hot Springs 22 8
70 52 Mount Weather 21 11
75 49 Pennington Gap 24 9
76 53 Roanoke 24 12
72 51 Staunton 22 10
73 51 Winchester 23 11
71 51 Wise 22 10

Piedmont Virginia

Average daily temperatures in May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
75 57 Arlington 24 14
76 54 Charlottesville 24 12
79 54 Danville 26 12
76 52 Fredericksburg 24 11
79 55 John H Kerr Dam 26 13
75 51 Lynchburg 24 11
76 51 Philpott Lake Dam 25 11
78 55 Richmond 26 13

Coastal Virginia

May temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
75 57 Back Bay Wildlife Reserve 24 14
79 54 Colonial Beach 26 12
78 59 Hampton 25 15
75 54 Mathews 24 12
79 57 Newport News 26 14
75 58 Norfolk 24 14
75 56 Painter 24 13
76 57 Suffolk 25 14
75 57 Tangier Island 24 14
76 56 Williamsburg 25 13
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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