Charleston May 5 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Charleston, West Virginia for the date of May 5.
May 5 All-Time Records
1892–2024
Highest temperature 94 °F 1928
Lowest temperature 32 °F 1907
Lowest daily high 51 °F 2016
Highest daily low 66 °F 1952
Most precipitation 1.32 inches 2012
Most snow none -
May 5 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 72.9 °F
Average low 49.7 °F
Chance precipitation 49.2%
Chance snow 0.1%
Charleston May 5 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 85 63 0.04 0.0
2023 73 36 0.00 0.0
2022 75 56 0.00 0.0
2021 65 47 0.45 0.0
2020 56 47 0.32 0.0
2019 63 58 0.50 0.0
2018 69 61 0.83 0.0
2017 70 47 0.64 0.0
2016 51 44 0.15 0.0
2015 86 58 0.00 0.0
2014 68 47 0.02 0.0
2013 74 50 0.01 0.0
2012 74 63 1.32 0.0
2011 63 38 0.00 0.0
2010 84 48 0.00 0.0
2009 59 52 0.59 0.0
2008 74 39 0.00 0.0
2007 64 57 0.05 0.0
2006 75 54 0.00 0.0
2005 72 36 0.00 0.0
2004 77 49 0.04 0.0
2003 69 53 0.91 0.0
2002 72 47 0.00 0.0
2001 85 56 0.00 0.0
2000 83 58 0.00 0.0
1999 79 49 0.00 0.0
1998 68 51 0.19 0.0
1997 71 37 0.01 0.0
1996 78 58 0.38 0.0
1995 59 46 0.10 0.0
1994 66 49 0.00 0.0
1993 75 61 0.03 0.0
1992 54 39 0.02 0.0
1991 85 57 0.10 0.0
1990 65 46 0.14 0.0
1989 63 53 0.96 0.0
1988 53 50 0.18 0.0
1987 70 41 0.00 0.0
1986 88 41 0.00 0.0
1985 80 44 0.00 0.0
1984 74 50 0.01 0.0
1983 65 45 0.00 0.0
1982 84 44 0.00 0.0
1981 83 47 0.00 0.0
1980 84 46 0.00 0.0
1979 63 43 0.00 0.0
1978 59 54 0.01 0.0
1977 72 63 0.26 0.0
1976 83 40 0.00 0.0
1975 69 42 0.00 0.0
1974 62 44 0.00 0.0
1973 64 34 0.00 0.0
1972 71 38 0.00 0.0
1971 65 43 0.36 0.0
1970 77 44 0.00 0.0
1969 87 51 0.00 0.0
1968 56 40 0.04 0.0
1967 72 40 0.00 0.0
1966 82 34 0.00 0.0
1965 83 59 0.38 0.0
1964 85 51 0.00 0.0
1963 82 49 0.03 0.0
1962 81 47 0.00 0.0
1961 64 41 0.42 0.0
1960 81 57 0.00 0.0
1959 87 57 0.00 0.0
1958 59 52 0.57 0.0
1957 57 34 0.00 0.0
1956 80 40 0.00 0.0
1955 83 58 0.03 0.0
1954 57 39 0.00 0.0
1953 77 61 0.22 0.0
1952 89 66 0.02 0.0
1951 62 51 0.00 0.0
1950 93 62 0.03 0.0
1949 91 55 0.00 0.0
1948 69 49 0.67 0.0
1947 74 48 0.05 0.0
1946 69 52 0.04 0.0
1945 53 44 0.18 0.0
1944 74 45 0.30 0.0
1943 85 44 0.00 0.0
1942 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1941 85 57 0.00 0.0
1940 72 39 0.01 0.0
1939 73 40 0.00 0.0
1938 85 60 0.07 0.0
1937 63 49 0.93 0.0
1936 77 44 0.00 0.0
1935 75 47 0.14 0.0
1934 92 52 0.00 0.0
1933 66 48 0.29 0.0
1932 87 53 0.00 0.0
1931 84 38 0.00 0.0
1930 90 50 0.00 0.0
1929 74 48 0.20 0.0
1928 94 56 0.00 0.0
1927 76 45 0.16 0.0
1926 61 34 0.00 0.0
1925 58 42 0.32 0.0
1924 n/a n/a 0.02 0.0
1923 86 56 0.00 0.0
1922 78 52 0.30 0.0
1921 73 43 0.35 0.0
1920 68 41 0.00 0.0
1919 89 45 n/a n/a
1918 90 46 0.00 0.0
1917 68 44 0.25 0.0
1916 80 51 0.10 0.0
1915 66 51 0.00 0.0
1914 72 62 0.66 0.0
1913 90 55 0.00 0.0
1912 76 60 0.00 0.0
1911 65 38 0.00 0.0
1910 62 37 0.00 0.0
1909 79 50 0.06 0.0
1908 71 51 0.10 0.0
1907 76 32 0.00 n/a
1906 80 60 0.00 n/a
1905 88 63 0.62 n/a
1904 80 55 0.05 n/a
1903 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1902 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1901 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1900 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1899 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1898 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1897 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1896 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1895 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1894 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1893 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1892 90 60 0.00 n/a
What's the all-time high for Charleston on 5/5?
For the date of May 5, the highest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 94 °F which happened in 1928.
Highest Temperatures in Charleston on May 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 94 °F 1928
2 93 °F 1950
3 92 °F 1934
4 91 °F 1949
5 90 °F 1918
5 90 °F 1892
5 90 °F 1913
5 90 °F 1930
9 89 °F 1919
9 89 °F 1952
What's the all-time low for Charleston on 5/5?
For the date of May 5, the lowest temperature ever reached in Charleston history is 32 °F which happened in 1907.
Lowest Temperatures in Charleston on May 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 32 °F 1907
2 34 °F 1957
2 34 °F 1973
2 34 °F 1926
2 34 °F 1966
6 36 °F 2005
6 36 °F 2023
8 37 °F 1997
8 37 °F 1910
10 38 °F 2011
10 38 °F 1972
10 38 °F 1931
10 38 °F 1911
Lowest High Temperatures in Charleston on May 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 51 °F 2016
2 53 °F 1945
2 53 °F 1988
4 54 °F 1992
5 56 °F 2020
5 56 °F 1968
7 57 °F 1957
7 57 °F 1954
9 58 °F 1925
10 59 °F 2009
10 59 °F 1978
10 59 °F 1995
10 59 °F 1958
What's the most it has ever rained in Charleston on 5/5?
For the date of May 5, the most precipitation ever recorded in Charleston history is 1.32 inches which happened in 2012.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Charleston on May 5
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.32 inches 2012
2 0.96 inches 1989
3 0.93 inches 1937
4 0.91 inches 2003
5 0.83 inches 2018
6 0.67 inches 1948
7 0.66 inches 1914
8 0.64 inches 2017
9 0.62 inches 1905
10 0.59 inches 2009
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Charleston Yeager Airport location
1892–1948 Charleston location