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Virginia weather in May

Planning a getaway to Virginia this May and curious about the weather you should prepare for? Discover all the vital details you need on this page, solving your puzzle:

What is the weather like in Virginia in May?

Virginia is a region in South Africa. May in Virginia generally has warm temperatures, with precipitation levels ranging from moderate to high.

The average maximum temperatures are warm and range from 22°C in Norton to 26°C in Hopewell. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 14°C in Hopewell and 11°C in Norton.

In May, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate rainfall in Salem with an average of 87 mm to high rainfall in Manassas with 132 mm. Meanwhile, Fredericksburg enjoys approximately 259 hours of sunshine, offering a mostly sunny climate that adds a pleasant and vibrant feel to the month.

For specific regional insights in Virginia for May, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Virginia climate page.

Where to go in Virginia in May

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Virginia on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations

What is the weather like in May for the 5 most popular destinations in Virginia?

Fredericksburg

In May Fredericksburg generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 25°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Fredericksburg
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
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<<   April April
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21°C 
7°C 
227 hours 
93 mm 
11 days 
25°C 
12°C 
259 hours 
115 mm 
13 days 
June   >> June
>>  
30°C 
18°C 
282 hours 
119 mm 
13 days 
Climate in Fredericksburg

Herndon

In May Herndon generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Herndon
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
19°C 
7°C 
227 hours 
88 mm 
12 days 
24°C 
12°C 
259 hours 
130 mm 
15 days 
June   >> June
>>  
28°C 
17°C 
282 hours 
123 mm 
14 days 
Climate in Herndon

Sterling

In May Sterling generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Sterling
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
19°C 
6°C 
227 hours 
86 mm 
11 days 
24°C 
12°C 
259 hours 
122 mm 
14 days 
June   >> June
>>  
29°C 
17°C 
282 hours 
118 mm 
13 days 
Climate in Sterling

Manassas

In May Manassas generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Manassas
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
20°C 
6°C 
227 hours 
90 mm 
11 days 
24°C 
12°C 
259 hours 
132 mm 
13 days 
June   >> June
>>  
29°C 
17°C 
282 hours 
131 mm 
12 days 
Climate in Manassas

Sandston

In May Sandston generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 25°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Sandston
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
22°C 
8°C 
262 hours 
94 mm 
11 days 
25°C 
14°C 
289 hours 
105 mm 
12 days 
June   >> June
>>  
30°C 
19°C 
308 hours 
122 mm 
12 days 
Climate in Sandston

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Virginia, in South Africa.

Is May the best time to visit Virginia?

Given the typically pleasant weather conditions in Fredericksburg, May might be a good time to visit Virginia.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in April offering mostly perfect weather in Fredericksburg. On the other hand, the weather in January, February and December tend to be poor.

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