May Weather in the Southeast U.S.

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Early May continues with comfortable spring temperatures in most areas of the Southeast. High average temperatures tend to range in the 70s and 80s with low average temperatures in the 50s and 60s in most areas. The farther South you travel, the more likely it is that you will begin to experience some of the muggy summer-like humidity levels during May.

The following contains average May temperatures and rainfall for several popular tourist destinations in different areas of Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

May Atlantic Ocean Water Temperatures

Average May Atlantic Ocean water temperatures tend to range from the low to mid-60s in Virginia, reaching up into the low to upper 70s in South Carolina and Georgia and into the low 80s around Miami.

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Georgia - May Weather Table

Average May Weather Information for Ten Georgia Locations
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North Carolina - May Weather Table

Average May Weather Information for Ten North Carolina Locations

Current North Carolina Weather: National Weather Service Graphical Forecast Map

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South Carolina - May Weather Table

Average May Weather Information for Ten South Carolina Locations

Current South Carolina Weather: National Weather Service Graphical Forecast Map

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Tennessee - May Weather Table

Average May Weather Information for Ten Tennessee Locations
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Virginia - May Weather Table

Average May Weather Information for Ten Virginia Locations
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