May weather forecast and climate
Trafford, AL

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Trafford, Alabama, with average temperature fluctuating between 81°F (27.2°C) and 60.6°F (15.9°C).

Temperature

In Trafford, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a pleasant 72.9°F (22.7°C) in April, to a warm 81°F (27.2°C). In May, in Trafford, the average low-temperature is 60.6°F (15.9°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at 85.3°F (29.6°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. 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. 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 Trafford, the average relative humidity in May is 74%.

Rainfall

In Trafford, Alabama, during May, the rain falls for 15.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.03" (77mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Trafford, there are 173.8 rainfall days, and 39.41" (1001mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Trafford.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Trafford is 10.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Trafford are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 Trafford?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 81°F (27.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 60.6°F (15.9°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in May is calculated to 85.3°F (29.6°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Trafford?

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

How much does it rain in Trafford in May?

In Trafford, during May, the rain falls for 15.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.03" (77mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Trafford?

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

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Trafford have in May?

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

What is the month with the highest UV index in Trafford?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Trafford?

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

Average temperature in May
Trafford, AL

Average temperature in May - Trafford, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 60.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

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Average pressure in May
Trafford, AL

Average pressure in May - Trafford, 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
Trafford, AL

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.4mph).

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Average humidity in May
Trafford, AL

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Trafford, AL

Average rainfall in May - Trafford, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.03"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.09").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in May
Trafford, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Trafford, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Trafford, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.79").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Trafford, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.3 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
Trafford, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Trafford, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.1h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Trafford, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Trafford, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.2 days).

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Average UV index in May
Trafford, AL

Average UV index in May - Trafford, 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
Trafford, AL

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

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in May
Trafford, AL

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

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

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