May weather forecast
Fairfield, AL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Fairfield, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 61.2°F (16.2°C) and an average high of 81.9°F (27.7°C).

Temperature

In Fairfield, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 73.9°F (23.3°C) in April, to a still warm 81.9°F (27.7°C). The average low-temperature,, is 61.2°F (16.2°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is computed to be a tropical 86.9°F (30.5°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
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', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the 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

The average relative humidity in Fairfield, Alabama, is 73%.

Rainfall

In Fairfield, during 14.5 rainfall days, 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Fairfield, during the entire year, the rain falls for 172.1 days and collects up to 39.69" (1008mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Fairfield, Alabama, snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 13.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10.1h.

UV index

April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Fairfield?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Fairfield, is 81.9°F (27.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 61.2°F (16.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in May is computed to be 86.9°F (30.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Fairfield?

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

How much does it rain in Fairfield in May?

In May, the rain falls for 14.5 days. Throughout May, 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Fairfield?

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

How many hours of daylight does Fairfield have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Fairfield?

In Fairfield, the average sunshine in May is 10.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Fairfield?

April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Fairfield, Alabama.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Fairfield?

In Fairfield, Alabama, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Fairfield, AL

Average temperature in May - Fairfield, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 61.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (71.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36°F).

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Average pressure in May
Fairfield, AL

Average pressure in May - Fairfield, 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").

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Average wind speed in May
Fairfield, AL

Average wind speed in May - Fairfield, 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).

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Average humidity in May
Fairfield, AL

Average humidity in May - Fairfield, 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%).

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Average rainfall in May
Fairfield, AL

Average rainfall in May - Fairfield, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.07"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.13").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.24").

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Average rainfall days in May
Fairfield, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Fairfield, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Fairfield, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.75").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Fairfield, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Fairfield, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Fairfield, 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

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

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Average sunshine days in May
Fairfield, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Fairfield, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Fairfield, AL

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

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Fairfield, AL

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

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, September and October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
Fairfield, AL

Average visibility in May - Fairfield, 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).

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