May weather forecast and climate
Bowles, AL

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Bowles, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average low of 63.1°F (17.3°C) and an average high of 85.3°F (29.6°C).

Temperature

In Bowles, Alabama, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises, from a warm 77.9°F (25.5°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 85.3°F (29.6°C). In Bowles, Alabama, in May, the average low-temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a hot 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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values 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 an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like clothing, metabolic differences, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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

The average relative humidity in May is 73%.

Rainfall

In Bowles, during 13.1 rainfall days, 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Bowles, Alabama, during the entire year, the rain falls for 176.5 days and collects up to 37.72" (958mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Bowles is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Bowles?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Bowles, Alabama, is 85.3°F (29.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in May is calculated to 94.6°F (34.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Bowles?

In May, the average relative humidity in Bowles, Alabama, is 73%.

How much does it rain in Bowles in May?

In May, in Bowles, Alabama, the rain falls for 13.1 days. Throughout May, 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Bowles?

In Bowles snow does not fall in April through November.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Bowles?

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Bowles?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Bowles is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Bowles, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 85.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (57.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 63.1°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (39.2°F).

Average pressure in May - Bowles, 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 - Bowles, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.5mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.4mph).

Average humidity in May - Bowles, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 73%

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

Average rainfall in May - Bowles, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.11"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.72").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.13").

Average rainfall days in May - Bowles, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (23.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.6 days).

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.5 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 - Bowles, 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: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average sunshine days in May - Bowles, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.1 days).

Average UV index in May - Bowles, 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 - Bowles, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in May - Bowles, AL
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

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