Oak Ridge Weather In May
The record high temperature in Oak Ridge for the last 71 years in May was 93 degrees Fahrenheit, registered on May 30, 2006, while the normal high temperature is 78. The lowest measured temperature in Oak Ridge for the last 71 years in May was 30 most recently registered on May 19, 1976, while the normal low measured temperature is 53.
US National Weather Service Oak Ridge May Weather data records that on May 11, 1960, the high temperature did not exceed 49 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Oak Ridge in the past 71 years. The Weather Service additionally indicates that on May 23, 1953, the low for the day did not drop below 72 degrees, the highest low recorded in Oak Ridge in the last 71 years.
NWS data indicates that the daily high temperature in Oak Ridge on May First averages 76 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the last day of May averages 82 degrees. The low temperature in Oak Ridge in May on the first day of the month averages 51 degrees and the low temperature on the last day of the month averages 59 degrees.
Oak Ridge usually receives an average of 5.14 inches of precipitation during the month. According to May Oak Ridge Weather records, the most rain measured in a single day in May was 4.4 inches on May 27, 1973.