May weather forecast
Axis, AL

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Axis, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average high of 85.5°F (29.7°C) and an average low of 65.5°F (18.6°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a warm 78.4°F (25.8°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 85.5°F (29.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Axis, is 65.5°F (18.6°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 94.6°F (34.8°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, wind, clothing, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. 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

In Axis, Alabama, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

In Axis, during May, the rain falls for 12.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation. In Axis, during the entire year, the rain falls for 156.2 days and collects up to 33.35" (847mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Axis snow does not fall in March through December.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Axis is 10.6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Axis are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 Axis?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Axis, Alabama, is 85.5°F (29.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 65.5°F (18.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in May is estimated at 94.6°F (34.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Axis?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Axis?

In May, in Axis, Alabama, the rain falls for 12.8 days. Throughout May, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Axis?

March through December are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Axis have in May?

In Axis, Alabama, the average length of the day in May is 13.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Axis have in May?

In Axis, the average sunshine in May is 10.6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Axis?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Axis.

What is the UV index reading in May in Axis?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Axis is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Axis, AL

Average temperature in May - Axis, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 85.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (58.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 65.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (75°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (41.9°F).

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Average pressure in May
Axis, AL

Average pressure in May - Axis, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.97").

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Average wind speed in May
Axis, AL

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Axis, AL

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Axis, AL

Average rainfall in May - Axis, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.56"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and August (4.57").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.65").

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Average rainfall days in May
Axis, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Axis, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.6 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Axis, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.2").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Axis, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.3 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
Axis, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Axis, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Axis, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Axis, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Axis, AL

Average UV index in May - Axis, AL
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (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
Axis, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Axis, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in May
Axis, AL

Average visibility in May - Axis, AL
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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