Florence
Alabama, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Florence, AL

The iconic Oneal Bridge crossing over the Tennessee River from the city of Florence to Sheffield City, in Alabama
The iconic Oneal Bridge crossing over the Tennessee River from the city of Florence to Sheffield City, in Alabama
The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Florence, Alabama, with average temperature fluctuating between 55.4°F (13°C) and 80.6°F (27°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from 73.4°F (23°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 80.6°F (27°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 55.4°F (13°C).

Rainfall

In Florence, during May, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.6" (118mm) of precipitation. In Florence, Alabama, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113 days and collects up to 54.3" (1379mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In Florence, the average length of the day in May is 14h.

Sunshine

May through August, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

In Florence, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in May in Florence?

In May, in Florence, Alabama, the average high-temperature is 80.6°F (27°C), and the average low-temperature is 55.4°F (13°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Florence?

In May, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout May, 4.6" (118mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In Florence, the average length of the day in May is 14h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Florence?

May through August, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Florence, Alabama.

How many hours of sunshine does Florence have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Florence, Alabama, is 9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Florence?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Florence, Alabama, is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Florence, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 55°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28°F).

Average rainfall in May - Florence, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 4.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (6.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (3.1").

Average rainfall days in May - Florence, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (6 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Florence, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

Months with most sunshine are May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in May - Florence, AL
  • Average UV index in May: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 3).