May weather forecast
Dothan, AL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Dothan, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 84.6°F (29.2°C) and 65.1°F (18.4°C).

Temperature

In Dothan, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises from 77.7°F (25.4°C) in April to a still warm 84.6°F (29.2°C). In May, in Dothan, the average low-temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 91.4°F (33°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent 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. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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 months with the lowest humidity are May and October, with an average relative humidity of 69%.

Rainfall

In Dothan, Alabama, during May, the rain falls for 13.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation. In Dothan, during the entire year, the rain falls for 163.7 days and collects up to 29.57" (751mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through December are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in Dothan is 13h and 45min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:56 am and sunset at 7:20 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:38 am and sunset at 7:40 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.8h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May 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 the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Dothan?

In Dothan, Alabama, in May, the average high-temperature is 84.6°F (29.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 91.4°F (33°C).

What are the least humid months in Dothan?

May and October, with an average relative humidity of 69%, are the least humid months in Dothan, Alabama.

What is the average humidity in May in Dothan?

In Dothan, Alabama, the average relative humidity in May is 69%.

How much does it rain in Dothan in May?

In Dothan, Alabama, in May, during 13.7 rainfall days, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Dothan?

In Dothan, Alabama, snow does not fall in March through December.

How many hours of daylight does Dothan have in May?

In May, the average day length is 13h and 45min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Dothan?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:56 am and sunset at 7:20 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:38 am and sunset at 7:40 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Dothan?

In Dothan, Alabama, the average sunshine duration in May is 10.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Dothan?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Dothan?

In Dothan, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Dothan, AL

Average temperature in May - Dothan, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 84.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (58.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 65.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (73.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (41.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Dothan, AL

Average pressure in May - Dothan, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Dothan, AL

Average wind speed in May - Dothan, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (7.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in May
Dothan, AL

Average humidity in May - Dothan, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 69%

The months with the highest relative humidity are August and December (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are May and October (69%).

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Average rainfall in May
Dothan, AL

Average rainfall in May - Dothan, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.45").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.5").

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Average rainfall days in May
Dothan, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Dothan, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Dothan, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.2").
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Dothan, AL

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

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

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Dothan, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 45min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 9min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 10min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Dothan, AL

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

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (6.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Dothan, AL

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

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Dothan, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Dothan, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in May
Dothan, AL

Average visibility in May - Dothan, AL
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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