May weather forecast and climate
Shortleaf, AL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Shortleaf, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 62.4°F (16.9°C) and 84°F (28.9°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a moderately hot 76.6°F (24.8°C) in April, to a still warm 84°F (28.9°C). In Shortleaf, the average low-temperature is 62.4°F (16.9°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to a tropical 91.6°F (33.1°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 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', 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, clothing, 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. 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

The average relative humidity in Shortleaf is 73%.

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

In Shortleaf snow does not fall in March through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 9.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Shortleaf is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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 Shortleaf?

In May, in Shortleaf, the average high-temperature is 84°F (28.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.4°F (16.9°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in May is estimated at 91.6°F (33.1°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Shortleaf?

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

How much does it rain in Shortleaf in May?

In May, the rain falls for 12.7 days. Throughout May, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Shortleaf?

March through October are months without snowfall.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Shortleaf?

The average sunshine in May in Shortleaf is 9.9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Shortleaf?

In Shortleaf, Alabama, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Shortleaf, AL

Average temperature in May - Shortleaf, 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
Shortleaf, AL

Average pressure in May - Shortleaf, 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
Shortleaf, AL

Average wind speed in May - Shortleaf, 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
Shortleaf, AL

Average humidity in May - Shortleaf, 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
Shortleaf, AL

Average rainfall in May - Shortleaf, 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
Shortleaf, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Shortleaf, 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
Shortleaf, AL

Average snowfall in May - Shortleaf, 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
Shortleaf, AL

Average snowfall days in May - Shortleaf, 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
Shortleaf, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Shortleaf, 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
Shortleaf, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Shortleaf, 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
Shortleaf, AL

Average UV index in May - Shortleaf, 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
Shortleaf, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Shortleaf, 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
Shortleaf, AL

Average visibility in May - Shortleaf, 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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