Atlanta - Recent May Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Atlanta, Georgia was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives May data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot days occurred each May. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Atlanta had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Atlanta's Hartsfield—Jackson International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Atlanta
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
86 67 2019 30 19
84 66 2018 29 19
81 61 2017 27 16
81 61 2016 27 16
83 63 2015 28 17
81 61 2014 27 16
77 59 2013 25 15
83 64 2012 29 18
82 60 2011 28 16
83 64 2010 28 18
Number of days in May when the temperature in Atlanta rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2019 31 10
2018 31 3
2017 30 2
2016 29 3
2015 31 0
2014 28 1
2013 26 0
2012 29 4
2011 25 6
2010 30 2

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Atlanta during May in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for May in Atlanta
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
7 2019 2.3 58
15 2018 4.5 113
13 2017 4.6 117
7 2016 1.3 32
7 2015 4.4 113
7 2014 2.3 58
10 2013 5.3 134
10 2012 3.4 87
4 2011 2.9 74
10 2010 6.9 175
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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