May weather forecast and climate
Northport, AL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Northport, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 61.9°F (16.6°C) and 82.4°F (28°C).

Temperature

In Northport, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 74.7°F (23.7°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 82.4°F (28°C). In May, in Northport, Alabama, the average low-temperature is 61.9°F (16.6°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a tropical 88°F (31.1°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. 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 '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. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences), and activity. 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

In Northport, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

In May, in Northport, Alabama, the rain falls for 14.1 days. Throughout May, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Northport, there are 172.6 rainfall days, and 40.94" (1040mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Northport snow does not fall in March through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Northport, the average sunshine in May is 10h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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 Northport?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 82.4°F (28°C), while the average low-temperature is 61.9°F (16.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in May is calculated to 88°F (31.1°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Northport?

The average relative humidity in May is 73%.

How much does it rain in Northport in May?

In May, in Northport, the rain falls for 14.1 days. Throughout May, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Northport?

In Northport snow does not fall in March through October.

How many hours of daylight does Northport have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Northport?

In Northport, the average sunshine in May is 10h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Northport?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Northport, Alabama, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Northport, AL

Average temperature in May - Northport, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 82.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 61.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.7°F).

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Average pressure in May
Northport, AL

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

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Average wind speed in May
Northport, AL

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February, March and April (7.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Northport, AL

Average humidity in May - Northport, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Northport, AL

Average rainfall in May - Northport, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.99"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.37").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.4").

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Average rainfall days in May
Northport, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Northport, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.2 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Northport, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (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
Northport, AL

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

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Northport, 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: 10h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Northport, AL

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

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Northport, AL

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Northport, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Northport, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 34

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in May
Northport, AL

Average visibility in May - Northport, 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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