May weather forecast and climate
McElderry, AL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in McElderry, is a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 81.1°F (27.3°C) and 60.3°F (15.7°C).

Temperature

In McElderry, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises, from a pleasant 73°F (22.8°C) in April, to a moderately hot 81.1°F (27.3°C). In May, in McElderry, Alabama, the average low-temperature is 60.3°F (15.7°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is appraised at 85.8°F (29.9°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise 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', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, and clothing 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 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

The average relative humidity in McElderry, Alabama, is 75%.

Rainfall

In McElderry, it is raining for 14.9 days, with typically 2.68" (68mm) of accumulated precipitation. In McElderry, Alabama, during the entire year, the rain falls for 176.1 days and collects up to 38.11" (968mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall in McElderry.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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 McElderry?

In McElderry, in May, the average high-temperature is 81.1°F (27.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.3°F (15.7°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in May is calculated to 85.8°F (29.9°C).

What is the average humidity in May in McElderry?

The average relative humidity in May is 75%.

How much does it rain in McElderry in May?

In McElderry, in May, it is raining for 14.9 days, with typically 2.68" (68mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in McElderry?

In McElderry snow does not fall in March through November.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in McElderry?

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

What is the month with the highest UV index in McElderry?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in McElderry?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in McElderry is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
McElderry, AL

Average temperature in May - McElderry, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 60.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (69.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
McElderry, AL

Average pressure in May - McElderry, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"

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
McElderry, AL

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

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 (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in May
McElderry, AL

Average humidity in May - McElderry, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

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
McElderry, AL

Average rainfall in May - McElderry, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.68"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.78").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.13").

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Average rainfall days in May
McElderry, AL

Average rainfall days in May - McElderry, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in May
McElderry, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.87").
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
McElderry, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - McElderry, 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

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in May
McElderry, AL

Average sunshine days in May - McElderry, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14.2 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
McElderry, AL

Average UV index in May - McElderry, 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 January (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
McElderry, AL

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

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, September and October (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in May
McElderry, AL

Average visibility in May - McElderry, 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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