May weather forecast and climate
Belknap, AL

May, the last month of the spring, in Belknap, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 84°F (28.9°C) and 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Temperature

In Belknap, Alabama, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises, from a warm 76.6°F (24.8°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 84°F (28.9°C). In May, in Belknap, the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a tropical 91.2°F (32.9°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 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 pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, 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

The average relative humidity in Belknap is 72%.

Rainfall

In Belknap, Alabama, it is raining for 14.1 days, with typically 3.15" (80mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Belknap, during the entire year, the rain falls for 165 days and collects up to 37.17" (944mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Belknap, the average length of the day is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.2h.

UV index

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

What is the temperature in May in Belknap?

In May, in Belknap, Alabama, the average high-temperature is 84°F (28.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is evaluated at 91.2°F (32.9°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Belknap?

The average relative humidity in May in Belknap is 72%.

How many days does it rain in May in Belknap?

In May, the rain falls for 14.1 days. Throughout May, 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Belknap?

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

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Belknap have in May?

In Belknap, Alabama, the average sunshine in May is 10.2h.

How high is the UV index in May in Belknap?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Belknap is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Belknap, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 84°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.2°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.5°F).

Average pressure in May - Belknap, 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").

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.7mph).

Average humidity in May - Belknap, 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 (69%).

Average rainfall in May - Belknap, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.15"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

Average rainfall days in May - Belknap, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.8 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.35").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.9).

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

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8 days).

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

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

Average cloud cover in May - Belknap, 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 September and October (Cloud cover 30).

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

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