May weather forecast and climate
Selmont, AL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Selmont, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 62.2°F (16.8°C) and an average high of 84°F (28.9°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from 76.6°F (24.8°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 84°F (28.9°C). The average low-temperature, in Selmont, is 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is appraised at a hot 91.2°F (32.9°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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, pregnancy). 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. 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 May is 72%.

Rainfall

In Selmont, during 14.1 rainfall days, 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Selmont, Alabama, during the entire year, the rain falls for 165 days and collects up to 37.17" (944mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Selmont is 10.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Selmont?

In Selmont, Alabama, in May, the average high-temperature is 84°F (28.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in May is calculated to 91.2°F (32.9°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Selmont?

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

How much does it rain in Selmont in May?

In Selmont, in May, it is raining for 14.1 days, with typically 3.15" (80mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Selmont?

In Selmont, Alabama, snow does not fall in April through November.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Selmont?

In Selmont, the average sunshine in May is 10.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Selmont?

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

Average temperature in May
Selmont, AL

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.2°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Selmont, AL

Average pressure in May - Selmont, 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
Selmont, AL

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

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
Selmont, AL

Average humidity in May - Selmont, 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
Selmont, AL

Average rainfall in May - Selmont, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.15"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in May
Selmont, AL

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Selmont, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.35").
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
Selmont, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.8 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
Selmont, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Selmont, 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: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.9).

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Average sunshine days in May
Selmont, AL

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

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Selmont, AL

Average UV index in May - Selmont, 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
Selmont, AL

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

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 47).
Months with the least cloud cover are September and October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
Selmont, AL

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

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is August (5mi).

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