Virginia May Temperature by Year

This page is a list of the average statewide temperature in the month of May in Virginia for each year from 1895–2023. It is a statewide average over the entire territory of the state, based on data from the NOAA.
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What Was the Hottest May in Virginia History?
2018 was the warmest May in Virginia history. Statewide, the average daily high temperature was 80.9 °F, and the average low was 58.6 °F.
What Was the Coldest May in Virginia History?
1967 was the coolest May in Virginia history. Statewide, the average daily high temperature was 70.2 °F, and the average low was 46.2 °F.
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Year Rank High (°F) Low (°F)
2023 96 72.7 50.3
2022 28 76.0 54.3
2021 87 75.0 49.6
2020 113 70.6 50.3
2019 3 80.2 57.6
2018 1 80.9 58.6
2017 60 73.8 53.0
2016 93 71.5 52.2
2015 11 79.2 54.9
2014 28 77.5 52.9
2013 82 73.7 51.3
2012 10 78.2 56.5
2011 38 76.0 53.7
2010 16 77.6 54.7
2009 50 74.7 53.6
2008 100 73.4 49.1
2007 42 77.0 51.7
2006 107 73.9 48.3
2005 119 72.0 47.6
2004 3 80.3 57.6
2003 94 70.9 52.4
2002 91 74.8 49.3
2001 70 75.2 50.8
2000 23 78.5 53.0
1999 72 76.4 49.5
1998 25 76.2 54.9
1997 127 72.2 45.3
1996 72 74.2 51.6
1995 80 74.1 51.1
1994 123 72.0 46.6
1993 48 76.4 52.1
1992 124 70.2 48.4
1991 5 80.0 57.2
1990 89 73.1 51.4
1989 115 71.9 49.0
1988 87 74.7 49.9
1987 25 77.8 53.1
1986 52 76.1 51.4
1985 42 76.5 52.3
1984 94 73.9 49.6
1983 103 73.4 48.9
1982 16 79.1 53.2
1981 111 72.9 48.3
1980 58 75.9 51.2
1979 77 73.9 51.5
1978 103 72.3 50.0
1977 30 77.9 52.2
1976 108 72.9 49.1
1975 30 76.3 54.0
1974 72 74.3 51.5
1973 113 72.0 48.9
1972 100 72.2 50.3
1971 117 72.2 48.3
1970 30 78.0 52.2
1969 58 76.5 50.4
1968 117 72.2 48.4
1967 129 70.2 46.2
1966 89 74.5 49.8
1965 8 80.3 54.7
1964 46 77.1 51.6
1963 91 74.6 49.4
1962 11 79.5 54.7
1961 121 71.6 47.5
1960 100 73.1 49.4
1959 15 78.4 54.7
1958 77 74.1 51.4
1957 30 77.6 52.6
1956 66 76.2 50.3
1955 30 77.9 52.4
1954 120 71.4 47.8
1953 6 80.3 56.6
1952 60 75.6 51.1
1951 85 75.4 49.5
1950 55 74.4 52.6
1949 53 76.2 51.1
1948 63 74.8 51.7
1947 53 76.7 50.7
1946 80 74.1 51.0
1945 111 73.0 48.2
1944 6 81.6 55.3
1943 21 77.8 53.9
1942 20 78.1 53.9
1941 37 80.3 49.8
1940 82 75.0 50.0
1939 39 77.7 51.6
1938 70 74.2 51.9
1937 66 76.4 50.1
1936 25 80.2 50.9
1935 103 73.0 49.5
1934 42 76.9 51.9
1933 11 78.5 55.6
1932 77 74.5 50.9
1931 85 74.2 50.6
1930 24 78.6 52.7
1929 76 74.2 51.5
1928 103 73.8 48.6
1927 60 74.4 52.4
1926 66 77.3 49.0
1925 126 71.8 46.1
1924 121 71.1 47.9
1923 96 74.1 48.9
1922 46 75.6 53.0
1921 108 71.9 50.1
1920 125 71.2 47.1
1919 63 74.4 52.2
1918 8 79.9 55.0
1917 128 69.9 46.7
1916 19 78.3 53.8
1915 66 74.5 51.9
1914 40 78.4 50.8
1913 55 76.4 50.8
1912 50 76.0 52.3
1911 14 81.1 52.8
1910 110 72.9 48.4
1909 82 74.9 50.1
1908 42 75.5 53.2
1907 115 72.7 48.2
1906 55 76.9 50.4
1905 22 77.6 54.0
1904 63 75.7 51.0
1903 41 77.4 51.6
1902 16 78.7 53.6
1901 72 74.2 51.7
1900 48 77.8 50.6
1899 30 77.0 53.3
1898 30 77.0 53.1
1897 98 73.5 49.2
1896 2 80.8 57.3
1895 98 73.0 49.9