May weather forecast and climate
Fairdale, AL

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Fairdale, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between max 82.9°F (28.3°C) and min 61.9°F (16.6°C).

Temperature

In Fairdale, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from 75°F (23.9°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 82.9°F (28.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Fairdale, is 61.9°F (16.6°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to a hot 89.1°F (31.7°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', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 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, clothing, pregnancy). 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. 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

The average relative humidity in May is 73%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 10.2 days. Throughout May, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Fairdale, during the entire year, the rain falls for 125.6 days and collects up to 12.99" (330mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Fairdale snow does not fall in March through November.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May 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 ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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 Fairdale?

In Fairdale, Alabama, in May, the average high-temperature is 82.9°F (28.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 61.9°F (16.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in May is appraised at 89.1°F (31.7°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Fairdale?

In May, the average relative humidity in Fairdale, Alabama, is 73%.

How many days does it rain in May in Fairdale?

In Fairdale, during May, the rain falls for 10.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Fairdale?

March through November are months without snowfall.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Fairdale?

In May, the average sunshine is 10.1h.

How high is the UV index in May in Fairdale?

In Fairdale, 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 the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Fairdale, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 82.9°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 (52.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 61.9°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 (37.2°F).

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

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

Average humidity in May - Fairdale, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

Average rainfall in May - Fairdale, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.61").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.59").

Average rainfall days in May - Fairdale, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6 days).

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

Months with the highest snowfall are January and February (0.12").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.6 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 - Fairdale, 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: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.9).

Average sunshine days in May - Fairdale, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 18.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (23.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10 days).

Average UV index in May - Fairdale, 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 - Fairdale, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 33

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 - Fairdale, 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).