May weather forecast and climate
Radford, AL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Radford, is another warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 83.8°F (28.8°C) and 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Temperature

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

Heat index

In May, 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.
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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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 Radford, Alabama, is 72%.

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

In Radford snow does not fall in March through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Radford is 10.1h.

UV index

In Radford, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 Radford?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Radford, is 83.8°F (28.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in May is estimated at 90.9°F (32.7°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Radford?

In May, the average relative humidity in Radford, Alabama, is 72%.

How much does it rain in Radford in May?

In Radford, during May, the rain falls for 13.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.83" (72mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Radford?

March through October are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Radford have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Radford?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Radford?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Radford, Alabama, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Radford, AL

Average temperature in May - Radford, 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
Radford, AL

Average pressure in May - Radford, 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
Radford, AL

Average wind speed in May - Radford, 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
Radford, AL

Average humidity in May - Radford, 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
Radford, AL

Average rainfall in May - Radford, 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
Radford, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Radford, 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
Radford, AL

Average snowfall in May - Radford, 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
Radford, AL

Average snowfall days in May - Radford, 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
Radford, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Radford, 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: 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
Radford, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Radford, 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
Radford, AL

Average UV index in May - Radford, 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
Radford, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Radford, 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
Radford, AL

Average visibility in May - Radford, 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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