May weather forecast
Montgomery, AL

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Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Montgomery, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 62.4°F (16.9°C) and an average high of 83.7°F (28.7°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises from 76.6°F (24.8°C) in April to a still moderately hot 83.7°F (28.7°C). In May, in Montgomery, the average low-temperature is 62.4°F (16.9°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is evaluated at a tropical 90.1°F (32.3°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With 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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the 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 in Montgomery is 71%.

Rainfall

In Montgomery, during 12.3 rainfall days, 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Montgomery, there are 148.9 rainfall days, and 21.97" (558mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Montgomery, snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 13h and 50min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:58 am and sunset at 7:26 pm. On the last day of May, in Montgomery, sunrise is at 5:39 am and sunset at 7:46 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In Montgomery, the average sunshine in May is 10.5h.

UV index

May through July, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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 Montgomery?

In Montgomery, Alabama, in May, the average high-temperature is 83.7°F (28.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.4°F (16.9°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is evaluated at 90.1°F (32.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Montgomery?

The average relative humidity in May in Montgomery is 71%.

How much does it rain in Montgomery in May?

In Montgomery, Alabama, in May, it is raining for 12.3 days, with typically 1.93" (49mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Montgomery?

In Montgomery, snow does not fall in April through November.

How many hours of daylight does Montgomery have in May?

In Montgomery, the average day length in May is 13h and 50min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Montgomery?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:58 am and sunset at 7:26 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:39 am and sunset at 7:46 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Montgomery have in May?

In Montgomery, Alabama, the average sunshine duration in May is 10.5h.

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

May through July, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Montgomery, Alabama.

How high is the UV index in May in Montgomery?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Montgomery, Alabama, is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Montgomery, AL

Average temperature in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 83.7°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 (54.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.4°F

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Montgomery, AL

Average pressure in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Montgomery, AL

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and December (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Montgomery, AL

Average humidity in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Montgomery, AL

Average rainfall in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.93"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are August and December (2.36").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.22").

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Average rainfall days in May
Montgomery, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.7 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Montgomery, AL

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

The months with the highest snowfall are January and March (0.2").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Montgomery, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 50min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 14min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Montgomery, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9 days).

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Average UV index in May
Montgomery, AL

Average UV index in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Montgomery, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in May
Montgomery, AL

Average visibility in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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