May weather forecast
Sylacauga, AL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Sylacauga, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 81.3°F (27.4°C) and an average low of 60.1°F (15.6°C).

Temperature

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

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is appraised at 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 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 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index 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

In May, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In Sylacauga, during 10.2 rainfall days, 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Sylacauga, during the entire year, the rain falls for 126.6 days and collects up to 12.64" (321mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Sylacauga snow does not fall in March through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Sylacauga, Alabama, is 10.2h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Sylacauga. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May 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. 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 Sylacauga?

In May, in Sylacauga, the average high-temperature is 81.3°F (27.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.1°F (15.6°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is appraised at 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Sylacauga?

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

How much does it rain in Sylacauga in May?

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

When it does not snow in Sylacauga?

In Sylacauga snow does not fall in March through October.

How many hours of daylight does Sylacauga have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Sylacauga?

The average sunshine in May in Sylacauga is 10.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Sylacauga?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Sylacauga?

In Sylacauga, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Sylacauga, AL

Average temperature in May - Sylacauga, 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
Sylacauga, AL

Average pressure in May - Sylacauga, 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
Sylacauga, AL

Average wind speed in May - Sylacauga, 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
Sylacauga, AL

Average humidity in May - Sylacauga, 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
Sylacauga, AL

Average rainfall in May - Sylacauga, 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
Sylacauga, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Sylacauga, 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
Sylacauga, AL

Average snowfall in May - Sylacauga, 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
Sylacauga, AL

Average snowfall days in May - Sylacauga, 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
Sylacauga, AL

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

Average sunshine days in May - Sylacauga, 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
Sylacauga, AL

Average UV index in May - Sylacauga, 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
Sylacauga, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Sylacauga, 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
Sylacauga, AL

Average visibility in May - Sylacauga, 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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