May weather forecast
Alexander City, AL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Alexander City, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 60.4°F (15.8°C) and 81.9°F (27.7°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a warm 73.9°F (23.3°C) in April to a still moderately hot 81.9°F (27.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Alexander City, Alabama, is 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is calculated to be a hot 86.9°F (30.5°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 73%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 14.3 days. Throughout May, 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Alexander City, Alabama, during the entire year, the rain falls for 175.3 days and collects up to 39.88" (1013mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13h and 52min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:55 am and sunset at 7:25 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:36 am and sunset at 7:46 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Alexander City is 10.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Alexander City?

In Alexander City, Alabama, in May, the average high-temperature is 81.9°F (27.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in May is calculated to be 86.9°F (30.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Alexander City?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Alexander City?

In Alexander City, Alabama, in May, it is raining for 14.3 days, with typically 2.91" (74mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Alexander City?

In Alexander City, snow does not fall in March through November.

How many hours of daylight does Alexander City have in May?

In Alexander City, the average day length in May is 13h and 52min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Alexander City?

On the first day of May in Alexander City, sunrise is at 5:55 am and sunset at 7:25 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:36 am and sunset at 7:46 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Alexander City have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May in Alexander City is 10.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Alexander City?

In Alexander City, Alabama, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Alexander City, AL

Average temperature in May - Alexander City, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 60.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Alexander City, AL

Average pressure in May - Alexander City, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Alexander City, AL

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Alexander City, AL

Average humidity in May - Alexander City, 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 (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Alexander City, AL

Average rainfall in May - Alexander City, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.41").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in May
Alexander City, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Alexander City, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Alexander City, AL

Average snowfall in May - Alexander City, AL
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.39").
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Alexander City, AL

Average snowfall days in May - Alexander City, AL
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Alexander City, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Alexander City, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 52min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 17min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 1min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Alexander City, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Alexander City, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.9 days).

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Average UV index in May
Alexander City, AL

Average UV index in May - Alexander City, AL
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Alexander City, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Alexander City, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 33

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in May
Alexander City, AL

Average visibility in May - Alexander City, AL
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are July and August (5mi).

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