May weather forecast and climate
Ashland, AL

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Ashland, Alabama, with average temperature fluctuating between 81°F (27.2°C) and 59.7°F (15.4°C).

Temperature

In Ashland, Alabama, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a pleasant 72.9°F (22.7°C) in April, to a moderately hot 81°F (27.2°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 59.7°F (15.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at 85.3°F (29.6°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. 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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, wind, pregnancy), and activity. 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 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 Ashland is 74%.

Rainfall

In Ashland, in May, it is raining for 16.4 days, with typically 3.23" (82mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 184.4 rainfall days, and 42.17" (1071mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Ashland snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Ashland?

In May, in Ashland, Alabama, the average high-temperature is 81°F (27.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 59.7°F (15.4°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is estimated at 85.3°F (29.6°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Ashland?

The average relative humidity in May is 74%.

How much does it rain in Ashland in May?

In May, in Ashland, Alabama, the rain falls for 16.4 days. Throughout May, 3.23" (82mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Ashland?

In Ashland, Alabama, snow does not fall in April through November.

What is the average length of the day in May in Ashland?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Ashland have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Ashland is 10.2h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Ashland?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Ashland, Alabama.

How high is the UV index in May in Ashland?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Ashland, Alabama, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Ashland, AL

Average temperature in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 59.7°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

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Average pressure in May
Ashland, AL

Average pressure in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"

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
Ashland, AL

Average wind speed in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.5mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Ashland, AL

Average humidity in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Ashland, AL

Average rainfall in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.23"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.37").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in May
Ashland, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (24 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Ashland, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.67").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Ashland, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Ashland, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Ashland, 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: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.9).

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Average sunshine days in May
Ashland, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.7 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Ashland, AL

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Ashland, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 33

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 47).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, September and October (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in May
Ashland, AL

Average visibility in May - Ashland, 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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