May weather forecast and climate
Leeds, AL

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Leeds, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between min 60.4°F (15.8°C) and max 81°F (27.2°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a pleasant 73°F (22.8°C) in April, to a warm 81°F (27.2°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to 85.3°F (29.6°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity 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', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', 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 (metabolic differences, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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. 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 in Leeds is 74%.

Rainfall

In Leeds, during May, the rain falls for 14.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Leeds, there are 158.1 rainfall days, and 29.45" (748mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Leeds snow does not fall in March through October.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.9h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Leeds. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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 Leeds?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Leeds, Alabama, is 81°F (27.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is calculated to 85.3°F (29.6°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Leeds?

In May, the average relative humidity in Leeds is 74%.

How many days does it rain in May in Leeds?

In Leeds, Alabama, in May, it is raining for 14.3 days, with typically 2.24" (57mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Leeds?

March through October are months without snowfall in Leeds, Alabama.

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

In May, the average length of the day is 13.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Leeds have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Leeds, Alabama, is 9.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Leeds?

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in May in Leeds?

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

Average temperature in May
Leeds, AL

Average temperature in May - Leeds, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 60.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

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Average pressure in May
Leeds, AL

Average pressure in May - Leeds, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

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Average wind speed in May
Leeds, AL

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Leeds, AL

Average humidity in May - Leeds, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Leeds, AL

Average rainfall in May - Leeds, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.99").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are September and October (1.57").

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Average rainfall days in May
Leeds, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Leeds, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.1 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Leeds, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.63").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Leeds, AL

Average snowfall days in May - Leeds, 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
Leeds, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Leeds, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.9h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Leeds, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Leeds, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Leeds, AL

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

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Leeds, AL

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

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, September and October (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in May
Leeds, AL

Average visibility in May - Leeds, 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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