May weather forecast and climate
Brierfield, AL

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Brierfield, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average low of 60.8°F (16°C) and an average high of 81.5°F (27.5°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 74.1°F (23.4°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 81.5°F (27.5°C). In Brierfield, the average low-temperature is 60.8°F (16°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 86.4°F (30.2°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise 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 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, pregnancy, 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. 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 74%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 12.4 days. Throughout May, 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Brierfield, during the entire year, the rain falls for 148.8 days and collects up to 23.11" (587mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall in Brierfield.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 13.9h.

Sunshine

In Brierfield, the average sunshine is 10.2h.

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 unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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 Brierfield?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 81.5°F (27.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 60.8°F (16°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is appraised at 86.4°F (30.2°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Brierfield?

The average relative humidity in May in Brierfield is 74%.

How many days does it rain in May in Brierfield?

In Brierfield, Alabama, in May, it is raining for 12.4 days, with typically 1.77" (45mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Brierfield?

In Brierfield snow does not fall in March through November.

How many hours of daylight does Brierfield have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Brierfield?

In May, the average sunshine in Brierfield is 10.2h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Brierfield?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Brierfield, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 60.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (71.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.3°F).

Average pressure in May - Brierfield, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.98").

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (7.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.4mph).

Average humidity in May - Brierfield, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

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

Average rainfall in May - Brierfield, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.77"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.52").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are September and October (1.26").

Average rainfall days in May - Brierfield, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.7 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.47").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1 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 - Brierfield, 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: 10.2h

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

Average sunshine days in May - Brierfield, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9 days).

Average UV index in May - Brierfield, 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, February and December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in May - Brierfield, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in May - Brierfield, 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).