May weather forecast and climate
Elmore, AL

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Elmore, Alabama, with average temperature fluctuating between 62.2°F (16.8°C) and 83.7°F (28.7°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from 76.6°F (24.8°C) in April, to a still warm 83.7°F (28.7°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 90.1°F (32.3°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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, clothing, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. 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 Elmore, the average relative humidity is 71%.

Rainfall

In Elmore, during 13.3 rainfall days, 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 163.7 rainfall days, and 36.54" (928mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Elmore.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Elmore, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

UV index

In Elmore, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
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. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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 Elmore?

In Elmore, in May, the average high-temperature is 83.7°F (28.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in May is appraised at 90.1°F (32.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Elmore?

In Elmore, the average relative humidity in May is 71%.

How many days does it rain in May in Elmore?

In Elmore, during May, the rain falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Elmore?

In Elmore, Alabama, snow does not fall in April through November.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Elmore?

The average sunshine in May in Elmore, Alabama, is 10.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Elmore?

In Elmore, Alabama, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Elmore, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 83.7°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 (54.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.2°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 (38.5°F).

Average pressure in May - Elmore, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

Average wind speed in May - Elmore, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.8mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.8mph).

Average humidity in May - Elmore, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

Average rainfall in May - Elmore, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.15"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.9").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.05").

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.8 days).

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

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

Average snowfall days in May - Elmore, 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 - Elmore, 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: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.4h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

Average sunshine days in May - Elmore, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

Average UV index in May - Elmore, 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 - Elmore, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 31

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in May - Elmore, 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).