Charlotte - Recent May Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Charlotte, North Carolina 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 Charlotte had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Charlotte
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
84 64 2018 29 18
81 59 2017 27 15
78 58 2016 26 14
84 59 2015 29 15
82 57 2014 28 14
77 56 2013 25 13
82 61 2012 28 16
81 58 2011 27 15
82 61 2010 28 16
Number of days in May when the temperature in Charlotte rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2018 31 4
2017 28 0
2016 27 0
2015 30 2
2014 29 1
2013 25 0
2012 31 1
2011 27 6
2010 29 1

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Charlotte 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 Charlotte
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
14 2018 3.4 87
12 2017 5.8 146
13 2016 5.6 143
1 2015 0.3 8
6 2014 4.1 103
10 2013 3.0 76
8 2012 5.9 150
10 2011 4.7 120
10 2010 3.4 86
Reference

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

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