May weather forecast and climate
Gilbertown, AL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Gilbertown, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 84.4°F (29.1°C) and 62.4°F (16.9°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a warm 77.4°F (25.2°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 84.4°F (29.1°C). In Gilbertown, the average low-temperature is 62.4°F (16.9°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 92.3°F (33.5°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. 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 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

In Gilbertown, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

In Gilbertown, in May, during 11.3 rainfall days, 1.42" (36mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 138.6 rainfall days, and 19.33" (491mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Gilbertown snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In Gilbertown, the average sunshine is 9.9h.

UV index

In Gilbertown, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Gilbertown?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 84.4°F (29.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 62.4°F (16.9°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 92.3°F (33.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Gilbertown?

In May, the average relative humidity is 73%.

How many days does it rain in May in Gilbertown?

In Gilbertown, Alabama, in May, during 11.3 rainfall days, 1.42" (36mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Gilbertown?

In Gilbertown, Alabama, snow does not fall in April through November.

How many hours of daylight does Gilbertown have in May?

The average length of the day in May is 13.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Gilbertown?

In Gilbertown, the average sunshine in May is 9.9h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Gilbertown?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Gilbertown, AL

Average temperature in May - Gilbertown, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 84.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.4°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.3°F).

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Average pressure in May
Gilbertown, AL

Average pressure in May - Gilbertown, 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 (29.96").

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Average wind speed in May
Gilbertown, AL

Average wind speed in May - Gilbertown, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Gilbertown, AL

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Gilbertown, AL

Average rainfall in May - Gilbertown, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.42"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.4").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in May
Gilbertown, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Gilbertown, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Gilbertown, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.16").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Gilbertown, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Gilbertown, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Gilbertown, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Gilbertown, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Gilbertown, AL

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

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Gilbertown, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Gilbertown, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in May
Gilbertown, AL

Average visibility in May - Gilbertown, AL
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, June, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, May, July, August, September and December (5mi).

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