May weather forecast and climate
Lorton, AL

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Lorton, Alabama, with average temperature fluctuating between 60.4°F (15.8°C) and 81°F (27.2°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a pleasant 72.7°F (22.6°C) in April, to a warm 81°F (27.2°C). In May, in Lorton, 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). 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', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, 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

In Lorton, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In Lorton, Alabama, during May, the rain falls for 10.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation. In Lorton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 128.4 days and collects up to 14.17" (360mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10h.

UV index

In Lorton, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Lorton?

In Lorton, in May, the average high-temperature is 81°F (27.2°C), and 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 estimated at 85.3°F (29.6°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Lorton?

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

How much does it rain in Lorton in May?

In May, the rain falls for 10.9 days. Throughout May, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Lorton?

March through October are months without snowfall in Lorton.

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

The average length of the day in May in Lorton, Alabama, is 13.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lorton have in May?

In Lorton, Alabama, the average sunshine in May is 10h.

How high is the UV index in May in Lorton?

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

Average temperature in May
Lorton, AL

Average temperature in May - Lorton, 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 (50.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 60.4°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Lorton, AL

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

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

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Average wind speed in May
Lorton, AL

Average wind speed in May - Lorton, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (7.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Lorton, AL

Average humidity in May - Lorton, 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 (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Lorton, AL

Average rainfall in May - Lorton, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.18"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and August (1.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.75").

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Average rainfall days in May
Lorton, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Lorton, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
Months with the least rainy days are October and November (7.1 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Lorton, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.28").
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
Lorton, AL

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

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Lorton, 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: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Lorton, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Lorton, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Lorton, AL

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

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Lorton, AL

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

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in May
Lorton, AL

Average visibility in May - Lorton, 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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