May weather forecast and climate
Daphne, AL

A scenic aerial view of Daphne in Alabama
A scenic aerial view of Daphne in Alabama

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Daphne, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between max 82.6°F (28.1°C) and min 68.5°F (20.3°C).

Temperature

In Daphne, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises, from a warm 75.7°F (24.3°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 82.6°F (28.1°C). The average low-temperature, in Daphne, is 68.5°F (20.3°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is evaluated at a hot 88.3°F (31.3°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, pregnancy, clothing). 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 Daphne, the average relative humidity in May is 73%.

Rainfall

In Daphne, during May, the rain falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation. In Daphne, during the entire year, the rain falls for 180.2 days and collects up to 44.29" (1125mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

February through December are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Daphne, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

Sunshine

In Daphne, the average sunshine is 10.9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 Daphne?

In May, the average high-temperature is 82.6°F (28.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 68.5°F (20.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in May is calculated to 88.3°F (31.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Daphne?

The average relative humidity in May is 73%.

How many days does it rain in May in Daphne?

In Daphne, Alabama, in May, it is raining for 13.3 days, with typically 2.64" (67mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Daphne?

February through December are months without snowfall in Daphne.

How many hours of daylight does Daphne have in May?

In Daphne, Alabama, the average length of the day in May is 13.7h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Daphne?

The average sunshine in May is 10.9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Daphne?

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in May in Daphne?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Daphne, AL

Average temperature in May - Daphne, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 82.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (58.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 68.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (77.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (44.4°F).

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Average pressure in May
Daphne, AL

Average pressure in May - Daphne, 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").

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Average wind speed in May
Daphne, AL

Average wind speed in May - Daphne, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, March and April (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Daphne, AL

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

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Daphne, AL

Average rainfall in May - Daphne, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.64"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.85").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.24").

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Average rainfall days in May
Daphne, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Daphne, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (25.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.5 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Daphne, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.04").
Months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Daphne, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are February, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Daphne, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5.4).

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Average sunshine days in May
Daphne, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Daphne, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (4.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Daphne, AL

Average UV index in May - Daphne, AL
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Daphne, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Daphne, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 25

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 23).

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Average visibility in May
Daphne, AL

Average visibility in May - Daphne, 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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