May weather forecast and climate
Auburn, AL

The campus at Auburn University in Alabama with the university chapel
The campus at Auburn University in Alabama with the university chapel

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Auburn, Alabama, with average temperature varying between 83.3°F (28.5°C) and 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Temperature

In Auburn, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from a moderately hot 75.4°F (24.1°C) in April, to a still warm 83.3°F (28.5°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 89.6°F (32°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, pregnancy, 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. 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

In May, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

In Auburn, Alabama, in May, during 14.2 rainfall days, 2.83" (72mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Auburn, Alabama, during the entire year, the rain falls for 175.3 days and collects up to 37.99" (965mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Auburn, the average length of the day in May is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In Auburn, the average sunshine in May is 10.3h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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 Auburn?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Auburn, is 83.3°F (28.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in May is appraised at 89.6°F (32°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Auburn?

In Auburn, Alabama, the average relative humidity in May is 72%.

How much does it rain in Auburn in May?

In Auburn, Alabama, in May, it is raining for 14.2 days, with typically 2.83" (72mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Auburn?

April through November are months without snowfall.

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

The average length of the day in May is 13.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Auburn?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Auburn?

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

Average temperature in May
Auburn, AL

Average temperature in May - Auburn, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 83.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 61.7°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 (37.6°F).

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Average pressure in May
Auburn, AL

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

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Average wind speed in May
Auburn, AL

Average wind speed in May - Auburn, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Auburn, AL

Average humidity in May - Auburn, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Auburn, AL

Average rainfall in May - Auburn, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.29").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.17").

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Average rainfall days in May
Auburn, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Auburn, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.1 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Auburn, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.24").
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
Auburn, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Auburn, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.8h

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).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5.1).

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Average sunshine days in May
Auburn, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Auburn, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Auburn, AL

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Auburn, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Auburn, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
Auburn, AL

Average visibility in May - Auburn, 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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