May weather forecast and climate
Sweet Water, AL

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Sweet Water, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average low of 62.6°F (17°C) and an average high of 85.5°F (29.7°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a moderately hot 77.7°F (25.4°C) in April, to a still warm 85.5°F (29.7°C). In May, in Sweet Water, the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to a hot 94.6°F (34.8°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like activity, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. 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 May, the average relative humidity in Sweet Water, Alabama, is 72%.

Rainfall

In May, in Sweet Water, the rain falls for 13.1 days. Throughout May, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Sweet Water, there are 158.7 rainfall days, and 33.23" (844mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

The average length of the day in Sweet Water is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 9.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Sweet Water is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability 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 against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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 Sweet Water?

In May, in Sweet Water, Alabama, the average high-temperature is 85.5°F (29.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in May is calculated to 94.6°F (34.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Sweet Water?

The average relative humidity in May in Sweet Water is 72%.

How many days does it rain in May in Sweet Water?

In Sweet Water, Alabama, in May, during 13.1 rainfall days, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Sweet Water?

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

How many hours of daylight does Sweet Water have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Sweet Water?

The average sunshine in May in Sweet Water is 9.6h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Sweet Water?

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

Average temperature in May
Sweet Water, AL

Average temperature in May - Sweet Water, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 85.5°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (92.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.7°F).

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Average pressure in May
Sweet Water, AL

Average pressure in May - Sweet Water, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in May
Sweet Water, AL

Average wind speed in May - Sweet Water, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Sweet Water, AL

Average humidity in May - Sweet Water, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Sweet Water, AL

Average rainfall in May - Sweet Water, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.56"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.58").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.85").

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Average rainfall days in May
Sweet Water, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Sweet Water, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.5 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Sweet Water, AL

Average snowfall in May - Sweet Water, AL
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (0.35").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Sweet Water, AL

Average snowfall days in May - Sweet Water, 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
Sweet Water, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Sweet Water, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.8).

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Average sunshine days in May
Sweet Water, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Sweet Water, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Sweet Water, AL

Average UV index in May - Sweet Water, 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
Sweet Water, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Sweet Water, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 33).

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Average visibility in May
Sweet Water, AL

Average visibility in May - Sweet Water, AL
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

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

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