May weather forecast and climate
Dawsons, AL

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Dawsons, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between min 62.6°F (17°C) and max 85.3°F (29.6°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a moderately hot 77.7°F (25.4°C) in April, to a still warm 85.3°F (29.6°C). In Dawsons, the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is evaluated at a hot 94.1°F (34.5°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, wind, 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 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

The average relative humidity in May is 72%.

Rainfall

In Dawsons, Alabama, during 13.9 rainfall days, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Dawsons, Alabama, during the entire year, the rain falls for 171.5 days and collects up to 35.47" (901mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Dawsons snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10.1h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Dawsons is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 Dawsons?

In May, in Dawsons, the average high-temperature is 85.3°F (29.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is evaluated at 94.1°F (34.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Dawsons?

In Dawsons, the average relative humidity in May is 72%.

How many days does it rain in May in Dawsons?

In May, the rain falls for 13.9 days. Throughout May, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Dawsons?

April through November are months without snowfall.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Dawsons have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 10.1h.

How high is the UV index in May in Dawsons?

In Dawsons, Alabama, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Dawsons, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 85.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (93.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.6°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.8°F).

Average pressure in May - Dawsons, 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 - Dawsons, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

Average humidity in May - Dawsons, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.93").

Average rainfall days in May - Dawsons, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is March (0.31").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.6 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 - Dawsons, 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: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

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

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.6 days).

Average UV index in May - Dawsons, AL
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

Average cloud cover in May - Dawsons, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 31).

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

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