Raleigh Weather In May
The highest recorded temperature in May for Raleigh North Carolina for the past 66 years was 97 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently measured on May 31, 1953, while the mean high temperature is 79. The coldest May day in Raleigh for the past 66 years was 29 measured on May 24, 1963, while the standard low daily temperature for the month is 55.
According to National Weather Service historical Raleigh May Weather data, on May 26, 1992, the high temperature did not exceed 49 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Raleigh in the past 66 years. Weather Service records also indicate that on May 28, 1991, the low temperature for the day was not measured below 73 degrees, the highest low measured in Raleigh in the last 66 years.
National Weather Service data shows that the high temperature in Raleigh on May First averages 77 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the final day of May averages 83 degrees. The daily low temperature in Raleigh on May First averages 53 degrees Fahrenheit and the low on the last day of May averages 60 degrees.
Raleigh normally receives an average of 3.79 inches of rain during May. The most precipitation measured in a single day, as indicated by May Raleigh Weather data, was 4.33 inches on May 11, 1957.