Atlanta Weather In May
The hottest May day in Atlanta for the past 62 years was 97 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently registered on May 22, 1941, and the normal high is 80. The lowest documented temperature for Atlanta for the past 62 years in May was 37 on May 4, 1971, while the mean low daily temperature during the month is 60.
United States NWS historical Atlanta May Weather data records that on May 8, 1992, the high temperature did not exceed 50 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Atlanta in the past 62 years. Weather Service data also shows that on May 23, 1941, the lowest recorded temperature for the day did not drop below 74 degrees, the highest low measured temperature in Atlanta in the last 62 years.
National Weather Service records indicate that the high temperature in Atlanta on May First averages 78 degrees and the high on the last day of the month averages 83 degrees. The low measured temperature in Atlanta on May First averages 56 degrees and the low on the last day of the month averages 63 degrees.
Atlanta typically receives an average of 3.95 inches of precipitation during the month. The most rain recorded in a single day, as shown by May Atlanta Weather data, was 4.4 inches on May 29, 1948.