May weather forecast and climate
Big Springs, AL

May, the last month of the spring, in Big Springs, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 60.4°F (15.8°C) and 81.7°F (27.6°C).

Temperature

In Big Springs, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from a moderately hot 74.1°F (23.4°C) in April, to a still warm 81.7°F (27.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Big Springs, is 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 86.5°F (30.3°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape), 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. 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 May is 73%.

Rainfall

In Big Springs, in May, it is raining for 13.6 days, with typically 1.69" (43mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Big Springs, during the entire year, the rain falls for 153.7 days and collects up to 26.34" (669mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Big Springs snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 Big Springs?

In Big Springs, in May, the average high-temperature is 81.7°F (27.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in May is evaluated at 86.5°F (30.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Big Springs?

In Big Springs, the average relative humidity in May is 73%.

How many days does it rain in May in Big Springs?

In May, in Big Springs, the rain falls for 13.6 days. Throughout May, 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Big Springs?

April through November are months without snowfall in Big Springs.

What is the average length of the day in May in Big Springs?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Big Springs?

The average sunshine in May in Big Springs is 10h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Big Springs?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Big Springs is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Big Springs, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 60.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.7°F).

Average pressure in May - Big Springs, 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").

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

Average humidity in May - Big Springs, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

Average rainfall in May - Big Springs, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.69"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.39").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.3").

Average rainfall days in May - Big Springs, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (7.6 days).

Average snowfall in May - Big Springs, AL
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.31").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Big Springs, AL
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Big Springs, 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: 10h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average sunshine days in May - Big Springs, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.6 days).

Average UV index in May - Big Springs, AL
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

Average cloud cover in May - Big Springs, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 32).

Average visibility in May - Big Springs, 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).