May weather forecast and climate
Clanton, AL

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Clanton, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between min 61.5°F (16.4°C) and max 82.4°F (28°C).

Temperature

In Clanton, Alabama, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises, from a moderately hot 74.8°F (23.8°C) in April, to a still warm 82.4°F (28°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 61.5°F (16.4°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 88°F (31.1°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. 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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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 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

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

Rainfall

In Clanton, Alabama, during 14 rainfall days, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Clanton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 171.1 days and collects up to 37.87" (962mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 13.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10.3h.

UV index

In Clanton, 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 ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Clanton?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 82.4°F (28°C), while the average low-temperature is 61.5°F (16.4°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is estimated at 88°F (31.1°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Clanton?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Clanton?

In May, in Clanton, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout May, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Clanton?

In Clanton snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Clanton have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Clanton have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Clanton, Alabama, is 10.3h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Clanton?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Clanton is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Clanton, AL

Average temperature in May - Clanton, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 82.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 61.5°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (71.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (37°F).

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Average pressure in May
Clanton, AL

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

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Average wind speed in May
Clanton, AL

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Clanton, AL

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

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

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Average rainfall in May
Clanton, AL

Average rainfall in May - Clanton, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.99"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.86").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.17").

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Average rainfall days in May
Clanton, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Clanton, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Clanton, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.51").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Clanton, AL

Average snowfall days in May - Clanton, 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 and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Clanton, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Clanton, 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: 10.3h

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

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Average sunshine days in May
Clanton, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Clanton, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Clanton, AL

Average UV index in May - Clanton, 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).

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Average cloud cover in May
Clanton, AL

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

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 46).
Months with the least cloud cover are September and October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
Clanton, AL

Average visibility in May - Clanton, 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).

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