Short-Range Outlook for May 2024

In need of rain after a dry April, the first weekend of May will see showers and storms across North Carolina, along with a brief break from the early-month heat. The rest of the month shows a variable jet stream pattern that could bring a mixture of warm, cool, wet, and dry periods.

Our latest monthly outlook summarizes current forecasts for May. Download this graphic as a PDF or view it on our outlook archive.

The Short-Range Outlook for North Carolina for May 2 to 29, 2024