May weather forecast and climate
Socapatoy, AL

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Socapatoy, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average low of 60.3°F (15.7°C) and an average high of 81.5°F (27.5°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a moderately hot 73.9°F (23.3°C) in April, to a still warm 81.5°F (27.5°C). In Socapatoy, Alabama, the average low-temperature is 60.3°F (15.7°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 86.4°F (30.2°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, pregnancy, metabolic differences), and activity. 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 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 74%.

Rainfall

In Socapatoy, it is raining for 15.6 days, with typically 3.23" (82mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 173.8 rainfall days, and 39.96" (1015mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Socapatoy snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Socapatoy?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 81.5°F (27.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 60.3°F (15.7°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is estimated at 86.4°F (30.2°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Socapatoy?

In May, the average relative humidity in Socapatoy, Alabama, is 74%.

How much does it rain in Socapatoy in May?

In Socapatoy, during May, the rain falls for 15.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.23" (82mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Socapatoy?

In Socapatoy, Alabama, snow does not fall in April through October.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Socapatoy have in May?

In Socapatoy, Alabama, the average sunshine in May is 10h.

How high is the UV index in May in Socapatoy?

In Socapatoy, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Socapatoy, AL

Average temperature in May - Socapatoy, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 60.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Socapatoy, AL

Average pressure in May - Socapatoy, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

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Average wind speed in May
Socapatoy, AL

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.4mph).

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Average humidity in May
Socapatoy, AL

Average humidity in May - Socapatoy, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Socapatoy, AL

Average rainfall in May - Socapatoy, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.23"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.33").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in May
Socapatoy, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Socapatoy, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.6 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (19.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Socapatoy, AL

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

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (0.43").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Socapatoy, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Socapatoy, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Socapatoy, 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: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Socapatoy, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Socapatoy, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Socapatoy, AL

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

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Socapatoy, AL

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

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 32).

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Average visibility in May
Socapatoy, AL

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

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

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