May weather forecast and climate
Hampden, AL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Hampden, is another warm month, with average temperature ranging between max 84.6°F (29.2°C) and min 62.4°F (16.9°C).

Temperature

In Hampden, Alabama, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises, from a warm 77.2°F (25.1°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 84.6°F (29.2°C). In Hampden, Alabama, the average low-temperature is 62.4°F (16.9°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is evaluated at a hot 92.8°F (33.8°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like pregnancy, metabolic differences, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 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

In May, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

In Hampden, it is raining for 13.4 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Hampden, there are 164.6 rainfall days, and 35" (889mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall in Hampden.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Hampden, Alabama, the average sunshine is 10.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Hampden, Alabama, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
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. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Hampden?

In Hampden, in May, the average high-temperature is 84.6°F (29.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.4°F (16.9°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is calculated to 92.8°F (33.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Hampden?

The average relative humidity in May is 73%.

How much does it rain in Hampden in May?

In Hampden, Alabama, in May, it is raining for 13.4 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Hampden?

March through November are months without snowfall in Hampden.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Hampden?

In Hampden, Alabama, the average sunshine in May is 10.1h.

How high is the UV index in May in Hampden?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Hampden, AL

Average temperature in May - Hampden, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 84.6°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°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Hampden, AL

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in May
Hampden, AL

Average wind speed in May - Hampden, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February, March and April (7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Hampden, AL

Average humidity in May - Hampden, 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 (69%).

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Average rainfall in May
Hampden, AL

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.5").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in May
Hampden, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Hampden, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Hampden, AL

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

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (0.35").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Hampden, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.8 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
Hampden, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Hampden, 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: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Hampden, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Hampden, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Hampden, AL

Average UV index in May - Hampden, 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
Hampden, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Hampden, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 34

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 47).
Months with the least cloud cover are September and October (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in May
Hampden, AL

Average visibility in May - Hampden, 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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