Average May Temperature in Charleston by Year

This page contains a list of the average monthly high and low temperatures in Charleston, West Virginia for the month of May each year between 1892 and 2023. It is based on NOAA data.
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What Was the Hottest May Ever in Charleston?
2018 was the warmest May in the history of Charleston, West Virginia. The average daily high temperature was 83.8 °F, and the average low was 60.3 °F.
What Was the Coldest May Ever in Charleston?
1967 was the coolest May in the history of Charleston, West Virginia. The average daily high temperature was 68.9 °F, and the average low was 47.7 °F.
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Year Rank High (°F) Low (°F)
2023 90 73.7 50.6
2022 26 78.7 55.3
2021 94 74.0 49.3
2020 96 71.8 51.0
2019 16 79.1 58.0
2018 1 83.8 60.3
2017 61 74.1 54.4
2016 84 73.1 52.7
2015 12 81.8 55.4
2014 47 77.8 52.6
2013 52 76.2 53.7
2012 8 80.6 58.3
2011 48 75.6 54.7
2010 23 78.7 56.3
2009 62 75.0 53.5
2008 99 72.5 50.0
2007 25 80.3 53.9
2006 95 73.5 49.8
2005 111 72.5 47.0
2004 10 80.0 57.9
2003 89 70.5 53.8
2002 108 72.8 48.1
2001 66 75.3 52.6
2000 41 78.1 53.9
1999 67 78.1 49.8
1998 42 76.1 55.5
1997 116 70.7 46.6
1996 57 75.4 54.0
1995 92 72.5 51.3
1994 113 71.3 48.0
1993 53 77.4 52.4
1992 101 72.0 50.3
1991 3 83.2 60.2
1990 86 73.1 52.7
1989 114 69.5 49.3
1988 80 75.9 50.4
1987 17 81.6 55.1
1986 46 76.3 54.2
1985 35 78.0 54.6
1984 97 73.2 49.5
1983 102 73.0 49.2
1982 15 83.3 53.8
1981 109 72.1 48.7
1980 73 76.0 51.2
1979 83 75.4 50.6
1978 82 73.8 52.4
1977 27 79.7 54.2
1976 93 74.3 49.5
1975 40 77.7 54.5
1974 63 75.5 52.8
1973 106 71.7 49.9
1972 72 76.3 51.1
1971 110 71.5 48.3
1970 30 80.2 53.5
1969 64 77.8 50.4
1968 103 71.5 50.6
1967 117 68.9 47.7
1966 91 75.6 48.5
1965 9 81.9 56.5
1964 28 80.4 53.4
1963 98 73.8 48.8
1962 7 83.1 56.4
1961 115 71.6 47.1
1960 104 72.0 49.9
1959 18 79.9 56.7
1958 76 75.2 51.5
1957 45 77.8 52.8
1956 59 76.5 52.2
1955 43 78.3 52.9
1954 112 70.9 48.5
1953 11 80.0 57.8
1952 77 75.2 51.4
1951 60 77.7 50.9
1950 50 75.8 54.2
1949 56 78.5 51.0
1948 85 74.7 51.1
1947 69 76.7 50.9
1946 68 74.6 53.1
1945 100 73.8 48.7
1944 2 86.7 57.1
1943 20 80.6 55.4
1941 22 81.4 53.9
1940 75 78.9 48.0
1939 36 80.7 52.0
1938 51 76.3 53.7
1937 88 76.3 48.9
1936 13 84.6 52.6
1935 65 76.4 51.8
1934 24 83.6 50.9
1932 32 81.0 52.3
1931 78 77.7 48.8
1930 19 83.5 52.8
1929 55 78.5 51.1
1928 87 76.4 49.1
1927 71 75.5 51.9
1926 70 79.6 48.0
1925 107 74.4 46.6
1923 58 79.5 49.6
1922 21 82.1 53.9
1921 44 80.6 50.2
1920 79 76.2 50.3
1919 74 78.1 49.0
1918 5 86.0 54.1
1917 105 75.3 46.6
1916 6 87.0 52.9
1915 33 79.4 53.6
1914 37 80.3 52.3
1913 49 77.5 52.6
1912 34 78.4 54.2
1911 4 84.2 55.9
1909 54 77.3 52.3
1908 29 78.2 55.6
1907 81 76.0 50.2
1906 31 79.6 54.0
1905 14 80.1 57.1
1904 38 78.3 54.0
1892 39 77.1 55.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location