May weather forecast and climate
Marion, AL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Marion, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 83.8°F (28.8°C) and 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Temperature

In Marion, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a warm 76.1°F (24.5°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 83.8°F (28.8°C). In Marion, Alabama, the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a tropical 90.9°F (32.7°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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, wind, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. 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 particularly important for children. 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

The average relative humidity in Marion is 72%.

Rainfall

In Marion, during May, the rain falls for 13.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.83" (72mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Marion, there are 167.4 rainfall days, and 36.93" (938mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

March through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 10.1h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Marion, Alabama, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average 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 Marion?

In Marion, Alabama, in May, the average high-temperature is 83.8°F (28.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is appraised at 90.9°F (32.7°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Marion?

The average relative humidity in May is 72%.

How much does it rain in Marion in May?

In May, in Marion, Alabama, the rain falls for 13.8 days. Throughout May, 2.83" (72mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Marion?

In Marion snow does not fall in March through October.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Marion have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Marion is 10.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Marion?

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

Average temperature in May
Marion, AL

Average temperature in May - Marion, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 83.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (53.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Marion, AL

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.97").

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Average wind speed in May
Marion, AL

Average wind speed in May - Marion, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.8mph

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 (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Marion, AL

Average humidity in May - Marion, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

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
Marion, AL

Average rainfall in May - Marion, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.97").

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Average rainfall days in May
Marion, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Marion, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.8 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
Marion, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.39").
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
Marion, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.1 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
Marion, AL

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5).

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Average sunshine days in May
Marion, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Marion, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Marion, AL

Average UV index in May - Marion, 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
Marion, AL

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

The month with the most cloud cover is 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
Marion, AL

Average visibility in May - Marion, 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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