May weather forecast and climate
Empire, AL

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Empire, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average high of 81°F (27.2°C) and an average low of 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a pleasant 72.7°F (22.6°C) in April, to a moderately hot 81°F (27.2°C). In Empire, the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is evaluated at 85.3°F (29.6°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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. 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 May, the average relative humidity in Empire is 74%.

Rainfall

In Empire, during May, the rain falls for 10.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation. In Empire, during the entire year, the rain falls for 128.4 days and collects up to 14.17" (360mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through October are months without snowfall in Empire.

Daylight

In Empire, Alabama, the average length of the day in May is 13.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Empire is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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 Empire?

In Empire, Alabama, in May, the average high-temperature is 81°F (27.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in May is evaluated at 85.3°F (29.6°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Empire?

The average relative humidity in May in Empire is 74%.

How many days does it rain in May in Empire?

In Empire, Alabama, in May, during 10.9 rainfall days, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Empire?

March through October are months without snowfall in Empire, Alabama.

How many hours of daylight does Empire have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Empire, Alabama, is 13.9h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Empire?

In Empire, Alabama, the average sunshine in May is 10h.

How high is the UV index in May in Empire?

In Empire, Alabama, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Empire, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81°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 (50.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 60.4°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.1°F).

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.98").

Average wind speed in May - Empire, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (7.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

Average humidity in May - Empire, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

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

Average rainfall in May - Empire, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.18"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and August (1.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.75").

Average rainfall days in May - Empire, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
Months with the least rainy days are October and November (7.1 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.28").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.3 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 - Empire, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h

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

Average sunshine days in May - Empire, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.5 days).

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

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in May - Empire, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 33

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 - Empire, 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).