May weather forecast and climate
Prairieville, AL

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Prairieville, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between min 62.4°F (16.9°C) and max 84°F (28.9°C).

Temperature

In Prairieville, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from 76.6°F (24.8°C) in April, to a still warm 84°F (28.9°C). In May, in Prairieville, the average low-temperature is 62.4°F (16.9°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 91.6°F (33.1°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air 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 (wind, pregnancy, metabolic differences). 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 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 May, the average relative humidity in Prairieville is 73%.

Rainfall

In Prairieville, during May, the rain falls for 12.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 153.9 rainfall days, and 33.23" (844mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

March through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Prairieville is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 9.9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 Prairieville?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Prairieville, Alabama, is 84°F (28.9°C), while 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'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is estimated at 91.6°F (33.1°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Prairieville?

In May, the average relative humidity in Prairieville, Alabama, is 73%.

How many days does it rain in May in Prairieville?

In Prairieville, during May, the rain falls for 12.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Prairieville?

March through October are months without snowfall in Prairieville.

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

The average length of the day in May is 13.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Prairieville?

The average sunshine in May is 9.9h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Prairieville?

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

Average temperature in May
Prairieville, AL

Average temperature in May - Prairieville, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 84°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.3°F).

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Average pressure in May
Prairieville, AL

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

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

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Average wind speed in May
Prairieville, AL

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.5mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Prairieville, AL

Average humidity in May - Prairieville, 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 (69%).

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Average rainfall in May
Prairieville, AL

Average rainfall in May - Prairieville, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.24"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are April and December (3.74").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.65").

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Average rainfall days in May
Prairieville, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Prairieville, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Prairieville, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.43").
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
Prairieville, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.9 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
Prairieville, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Prairieville, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.8h

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: 9.9h

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

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Average sunshine days in May
Prairieville, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Prairieville, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Prairieville, AL

Average UV index in May - Prairieville, 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
Prairieville, AL

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

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
Months with the least cloud cover are September and October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
Prairieville, AL

Average visibility in May - Prairieville, 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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