May weather forecast and climate
Fairhope, AL

May, the last month of the spring, in Fairhope, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 82°F (27.8°C) and 69.8°F (21°C).

Temperature

In Fairhope, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises, from a warm 75°F (23.9°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 82°F (27.8°C). In May, in Fairhope, the average low-temperature is 69.8°F (21°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a hot 87.3°F (30.7°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise 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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing). 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 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 Fairhope is 73%.

Rainfall

In Fairhope, during May, the rain falls for 12.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation. In Fairhope, during the entire year, the rain falls for 169.3 days and collects up to 44.02" (1118mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

February through December are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 13.7h.

Sunshine

May and June, with an average of 10.9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Fairhope. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 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. 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 Fairhope?

In Fairhope, in May, the average high-temperature is 82°F (27.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.8°F (21°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 87.3°F (30.7°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Fairhope?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Fairhope?

In Fairhope, during May, the rain falls for 12.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Fairhope?

February through December are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Fairhope have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Fairhope is 13.7h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Fairhope?

Months with the most sunshine in Fairhope are May and June, with an average of 10.9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Fairhope have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Fairhope is 10.9h.

When is the highest UV index in Fairhope?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Fairhope, Alabama.

How high is the UV index in May in Fairhope?

In Fairhope, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Fairhope, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 82°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (58.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 69.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (77.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (45.7°F).

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

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

Average wind speed in May - Fairhope, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.8mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, March and April (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.5mph).

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

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

Average rainfall in May - Fairhope, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (6.69").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.2").

Average rainfall days in May - Fairhope, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (23.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.4 days).

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

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

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (0.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Fairhope, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.9h

Months with the most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

Average sunshine days in May - Fairhope, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.8 days).

Average UV index in May - Fairhope, AL
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in May - Fairhope, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 25

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 24).

Average visibility in May - Fairhope, 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).