May weather forecast and climate
Sycamore, AL

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Sycamore, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average low of 60.1°F (15.6°C) and an average high of 81.3°F (27.4°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 73.9°F (23.3°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 81.3°F (27.4°C). In May, in Sycamore, the average low-temperature is 60.1°F (15.6°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to 86°F (30°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. 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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, wind, metabolic differences, 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 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

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

Rainfall

In Sycamore, Alabama, during 10.2 rainfall days, 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Sycamore, there are 126.6 rainfall days, and 12.64" (321mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Sycamore snow does not fall in March through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Sycamore is 10.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 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. 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 Sycamore?

In May, in Sycamore, the average high-temperature is 81.3°F (27.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.1°F (15.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in May is estimated at 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Sycamore?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Sycamore?

In Sycamore, in May, it is raining for 10.2 days, with typically 0.83" (21mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Sycamore?

In Sycamore snow does not fall in March through October.

How many hours of daylight does Sycamore have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Sycamore?

The average sunshine in May in Sycamore is 10.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Sycamore?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Sycamore, Alabama.

What is the UV index reading in May in Sycamore?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Sycamore is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Sycamore, AL

Average temperature in May - Sycamore, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 60.1°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 (35.8°F).

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Average pressure in May
Sycamore, AL

Average pressure in May - Sycamore, 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
Sycamore, AL

Average wind speed in May - Sycamore, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.5mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Sycamore, AL

Average humidity in May - Sycamore, 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
Sycamore, AL

Average rainfall in May - Sycamore, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.57").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in May
Sycamore, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Sycamore, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (5.5 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Sycamore, AL

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

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (0.12").
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
Sycamore, AL

Average snowfall days in May - Sycamore, 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
Sycamore, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Sycamore, 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: 10.2h

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

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Average sunshine days in May
Sycamore, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Sycamore, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.9 days).

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Average UV index in May
Sycamore, AL

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Sycamore, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Sycamore, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
Sycamore, AL

Average visibility in May - Sycamore, 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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