May weather forecast and climate
West Ridge, AL

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in West Ridge, Alabama, with average temperature fluctuating between 80.6°F (27°C) and 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Temperature

In West Ridge, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from an agreeable 72.9°F (22.7°C) in April, to a warm 80.6°F (27°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to 84.6°F (29.2°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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, clothing), and activity. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index 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 West Ridge, the average relative humidity in May is 74%.

Rainfall

In West Ridge, in May, during 13.2 rainfall days, 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 149 rainfall days, and 19.88" (505mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In West Ridge snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in West Ridge is 10h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in West Ridge?

In May, the average high-temperature is 80.6°F (27°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is appraised at 84.6°F (29.2°C).

What is the average humidity in May in West Ridge?

The average relative humidity in May is 74%.

How much does it rain in West Ridge in May?

In West Ridge, in May, it is raining for 13.2 days, with typically 1.54" (39mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in West Ridge?

April through October are months without snowfall in West Ridge, Alabama.

How many hours of daylight does West Ridge have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in West Ridge?

In West Ridge, the average sunshine in May is 10h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in West Ridge?

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

How high is the UV index in May in West Ridge?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in West Ridge, Alabama, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
West Ridge, AL

Average temperature in May - West Ridge, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 80.6°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 (50.7°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 (34.9°F).

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Average pressure in May
West Ridge, AL

Average pressure in May - West Ridge, 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
West Ridge, AL

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
West Ridge, AL

Average humidity in May - West Ridge, 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
West Ridge, AL

Average rainfall in May - West Ridge, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.54"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.24").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.06").

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Average rainfall days in May
West Ridge, AL

Average rainfall days in May - West Ridge, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
West Ridge, AL

Average snowfall in May - West Ridge, AL
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.2").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
West Ridge, AL

Average snowfall days in May - West Ridge, AL
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1 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
West Ridge, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - West Ridge, 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: 10h

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

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Average sunshine days in May
West Ridge, AL

Average sunshine days in May - West Ridge, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
West Ridge, AL

Average UV index in May - West Ridge, AL
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
West Ridge, AL

Average cloud cover in May - West Ridge, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
West Ridge, AL

Average visibility in May - West Ridge, 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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