May weather forecast and climate
Athens, AL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Athens, is a warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 59.5°F (15.3°C) and an average high of 78.4°F (25.8°C).

Temperature

In Athens, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a pleasant 70.3°F (21.3°C) in April, to a moderately hot 78.4°F (25.8°C). In Athens, the average low-temperature is 59.5°F (15.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 77%.

Rainfall

In Athens, it is raining for 13.2 days, with typically 1.22" (31mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Athens, during the entire year, the rain falls for 132.4 days and collects up to 14.61" (371mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Athens, Alabama, the average length of the day is 14h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Athens, Alabama, is 9.6h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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 Athens?

In Athens, in May, the average high-temperature is 78.4°F (25.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 59.5°F (15.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Athens?

In Athens, the average relative humidity in May is 77%.

How many days does it rain in May in Athens?

In Athens, in May, during 13.2 rainfall days, 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Athens?

In Athens snow does not fall in March through November.

How many hours of daylight does Athens have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Athens is 14h.

How many hours of sunshine does Athens have in May?

In Athens, Alabama, the average sunshine in May is 9.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Athens?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Athens?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Athens, AL

Average temperature in May - Athens, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 78.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (47.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 59.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Athens, AL

Average pressure in May - Athens, 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
Athens, AL

Average wind speed in May - Athens, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (8.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Athens, AL

Average humidity in May - Athens, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Athens, AL

Average rainfall in May - Athens, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.22"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (1.54").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in May
Athens, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Athens, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.6 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Athens, AL

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

Months with the highest snowfall are January and February (0.08").
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
Athens, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.1 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
Athens, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Athens, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.6h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Athens, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Athens, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Athens, AL

Average UV index in May - Athens, 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 and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Athens, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Athens, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in May
Athens, AL

Average visibility in May - Athens, 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).

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