May weather forecast and climate
Eleanor, AL

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Eleanor, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average high of 84°F (28.9°C) and an average low of 62.6°F (17°C).

Temperature

In Eleanor, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises, from 76.5°F (24.7°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 84°F (28.9°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is calculated to a hot 91.2°F (32.9°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. 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', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, wind, pregnancy), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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

In Eleanor, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

In Eleanor, during May, the rain falls for 10.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation. In Eleanor, during the entire year, the rain falls for 145.9 days and collects up to 23.7" (602mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Eleanor is 9.9h.

UV index

In Eleanor, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
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 Eleanor?

In May, in Eleanor, Alabama, the average high-temperature is 84°F (28.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is appraised at 91.2°F (32.9°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Eleanor?

The average relative humidity in May in Eleanor, Alabama, is 72%.

How many days does it rain in May in Eleanor?

In May, in Eleanor, Alabama, the rain falls for 10.8 days. Throughout May, 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Eleanor?

In Eleanor, Alabama, snow does not fall in March through October.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Eleanor have in May?

In Eleanor, Alabama, the average sunshine in May is 9.9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Eleanor?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Eleanor is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Eleanor, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 84°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.5°F).

Average pressure in May - Eleanor, 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 - Eleanor, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.5mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.9mph).

Average humidity in May - Eleanor, 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 (68%).

Average rainfall in May - Eleanor, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.54"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are April and August (2.44").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.26").

Average rainfall days in May - Eleanor, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.7 days).

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

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (0.31").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.8 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 - Eleanor, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.8).

Average sunshine days in May - Eleanor, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 18.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.2 days).

Average UV index in May - Eleanor, 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 - Eleanor, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 34

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in May - Eleanor, 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).