May weather forecast and climate
Sturdivant, AL

May, the last month of the spring, in Sturdivant, is another warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 81.9°F (27.7°C) and 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from 73.9°F (23.3°C) in April, to a still warm 81.9°F (27.7°C). In Sturdivant, Alabama, the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a tropical 86.9°F (30.5°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise 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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like clothing, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 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

In Sturdivant, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

In May, in Sturdivant, Alabama, the rain falls for 14.3 days. Throughout May, 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 175.3 rainfall days, and 39.88" (1013mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Sturdivant snow does not fall in March through November.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Sturdivant, the average sunshine is 10.1h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Sturdivant is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Sturdivant?

In Sturdivant, Alabama, in May, the average high-temperature is 81.9°F (27.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is calculated to 86.9°F (30.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Sturdivant?

The average relative humidity in May is 73%.

How many days does it rain in May in Sturdivant?

In Sturdivant, Alabama, in May, during 14.3 rainfall days, 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Sturdivant?

In Sturdivant, Alabama, snow does not fall in March through November.

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

The average length of the day in May is 13.9h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Sturdivant?

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Sturdivant?

In Sturdivant, Alabama, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Sturdivant, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 60.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.5°F).

Average pressure in May - Sturdivant, 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").

Average wind speed in May - Sturdivant, 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 (4.5mph).

Average humidity in May - Sturdivant, 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 (72%).

Average rainfall in May - Sturdivant, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.41").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.05").

Average rainfall days in May - Sturdivant, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.39").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Sturdivant, 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: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.9).

Average sunshine days in May - Sturdivant, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.9 days).

Average UV index in May - Sturdivant, 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).

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

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in May - Sturdivant, 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).