May weather forecast and climate
Adams, AL

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Adams, Alabama, with average temperature varying between 82.4°F (28°C) and 61.5°F (16.4°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a warm 74.8°F (23.8°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 82.4°F (28°C). In May, in Adams, the average low-temperature is 61.5°F (16.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a hot 88°F (31.1°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like clothing, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Adams, the average relative humidity in May is 73%.

Rainfall

In Adams, during 14 rainfall days, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Adams, Alabama, during the entire year, the rain falls for 171.1 days and collects up to 37.87" (962mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Adams snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Adams, Alabama, is 13.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10.3h.

UV index

In Adams, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in May in Adams?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Adams, Alabama, is 82.4°F (28°C), while the average low-temperature is 61.5°F (16.4°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is evaluated at 88°F (31.1°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Adams?

In Adams, the average relative humidity in May is 73%.

How much does it rain in Adams in May?

In May, in Adams, Alabama, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout May, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Adams?

In Adams snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Adams have in May?

In Adams, the average length of the day in May is 13.9h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Adams?

In Adams, Alabama, the average sunshine in May is 10.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Adams?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Adams, Alabama, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Adams, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 82.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 61.5°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (71.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (37°F).

Average pressure in May - Adams, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

Average wind speed in May - Adams, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.5mph).

Average humidity in May - Adams, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

Average rainfall in May - Adams, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.99"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.86").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.17").

Average rainfall days in May - Adams, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.9 days).

Average snowfall in May - Adams, AL
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.51").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Adams, AL
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Adams, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

Average sunshine days in May - Adams, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.8 days).

Average UV index in May - Adams, AL
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in May - Adams, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 32

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 46).
Months with the least cloud cover are September and October (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in May - Adams, AL
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).