May weather forecast and climate
Blue Ridge, AL

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Blue Ridge, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between max 83.7°F (28.7°C) and min 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Temperature

In Blue Ridge, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a warm 76.6°F (24.8°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 83.7°F (28.7°C). In Blue Ridge, the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a tropical 90.1°F (32.3°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, clothing, metabolic differences, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. 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. 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 Blue Ridge, the average relative humidity is 71%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 13.6 days. Throughout May, 2.95" (75mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Blue Ridge, Alabama, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162.1 days and collects up to 35.63" (905mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Blue Ridge.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Blue Ridge is 13.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 10.5h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation 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 Blue Ridge?

In Blue Ridge, in May, the average high-temperature is 83.7°F (28.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in May is appraised at 90.1°F (32.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Blue Ridge?

In May, the average relative humidity in Blue Ridge, Alabama, is 71%.

How many days does it rain in May in Blue Ridge?

In Blue Ridge, Alabama, during May, the rain falls for 13.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.95" (75mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Blue Ridge?

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

What is the average length of the day in May in Blue Ridge?

In May, the average length of the day in Blue Ridge, Alabama, is 13.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Blue Ridge?

In Blue Ridge, the average sunshine in May is 10.5h.

How high is the UV index in May in Blue Ridge?

In Blue Ridge, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Blue Ridge, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 83.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.1°F).

Average pressure in May - Blue Ridge, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"

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

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.7mph).

Average humidity in May - Blue Ridge, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 71%

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

Average rainfall in May - Blue Ridge, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.95"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.86").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

Average rainfall days in May - Blue Ridge, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.8 days).

Average snowfall in May - Blue Ridge, AL
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.28").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Blue Ridge, 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 - Blue Ridge, 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: 10.5h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average sunshine days in May - Blue Ridge, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

Average UV index in May - Blue Ridge, 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).

Average cloud cover in May - Blue Ridge, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 31

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in May - Blue Ridge, 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).