May weather forecast and climate
Cooks Crossroads, AL

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Cooks Crossroads, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between max 85.3°F (29.6°C) and min 63.1°F (17.3°C).

Temperature

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

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 94.6°F (34.8°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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 'feels like', 'real feel', '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. Additional factors like pregnancy, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, 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. 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 Cooks Crossroads is 73%.

Rainfall

In Cooks Crossroads, Alabama, during 13.1 rainfall days, 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 176.5 rainfall days, and 37.72" (958mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10.3h.

UV index

In Cooks Crossroads, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May 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. 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 Cooks Crossroads?

In Cooks Crossroads, Alabama, in May, the average high-temperature is 85.3°F (29.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in May is appraised at 94.6°F (34.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Cooks Crossroads?

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

How much does it rain in Cooks Crossroads in May?

In Cooks Crossroads, in May, during 13.1 rainfall days, 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Cooks Crossroads?

April through November are months without snowfall.

What is the average length of the day in May in Cooks Crossroads?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Cooks Crossroads have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 10.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Cooks Crossroads?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Cooks Crossroads, 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 - Cooks Crossroads, 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 - Cooks Crossroads, 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 - Cooks Crossroads, 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 - Cooks Crossroads, 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 - Cooks Crossroads, 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 - Cooks Crossroads, 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 - Cooks Crossroads, 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 - Cooks Crossroads, 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 - Cooks Crossroads, 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 - Cooks Crossroads, 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 - Cooks Crossroads, 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 - Cooks Crossroads, 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).