May weather forecast and climate
Alexander City, AL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Alexander City, is another warm month, with average temperature ranging between min 60.4°F (15.8°C) and max 81.9°F (27.7°C).

Temperature

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

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is evaluated at a hot 86.9°F (30.5°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the 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 'real feel', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like clothing, pregnancy, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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. 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

The average relative humidity in May is 73%.

Rainfall

In Alexander City, in May, it is raining for 14.3 days, with typically 2.91" (74mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 175.3 rainfall days, and 39.88" (1013mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 13.9h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Alexander City is 10.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Alexander City, Alabama, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Alexander City?

In May, in Alexander City, the average high-temperature is 81.9°F (27.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is calculated to 86.9°F (30.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Alexander City?

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

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

In Alexander City, during May, the rain falls for 14.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.91" (74mm) of 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?

The average length of the day in May in Alexander City, Alabama, is 13.9h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Alexander City?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Alexander City?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Alexander City, Alabama, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

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"

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

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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").
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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.8 days).
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: 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: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.9).

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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).
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

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

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

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