May weather forecast and climate
Elrod, AL

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Elrod, Alabama, with average temperature varying between 82.4°F (28°C) and 61.5°F (16.4°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a moderately hot 74.5°F (23.6°C) in April, to a still warm 82.4°F (28°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 61.5°F (16.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a hot 88.5°F (31.4°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, 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. 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 Elrod, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Elrod, during 14.3 rainfall days, 3.19" (81mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Elrod, there are 174.9 rainfall days, and 43.19" (1097mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Elrod snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

In Elrod, the average length of the day is 13.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Elrod is 9.9h.

UV index

In Elrod, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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 Elrod?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Elrod, Alabama, is 82.4°F (28°C), while the average low-temperature is 61.5°F (16.4°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is evaluated at 88.5°F (31.4°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Elrod?

The average relative humidity in May in Elrod is 75%.

How much does it rain in Elrod in May?

In Elrod, in May, during 14.3 rainfall days, 3.19" (81mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Elrod?

April through October are months without snowfall in Elrod, Alabama.

How many hours of daylight does Elrod have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Elrod is 13.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Elrod have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 9.9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Elrod?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Elrod, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 82.4°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 61.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.3°F).

Average pressure in May - Elrod, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February, March and April (7.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.6mph).

Average humidity in May - Elrod, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

Average rainfall in May - Elrod, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.19"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.61").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are October and November (2.56").

Average rainfall days in May - Elrod, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.3 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.35").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (1 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 - Elrod, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.9h

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: 9.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.8).

Average sunshine days in May - Elrod, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.9 days).

Average UV index in May - Elrod, 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, February and December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in May - Elrod, 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 September (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in May - Elrod, 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).