May weather forecast and climate
Yellow Bluff, AL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Yellow Bluff, is another warm month, with average temperature ranging between min 62.6°F (17°C) and max 85.3°F (29.6°C).

Temperature

In Yellow Bluff, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 77.7°F (25.4°C) in April, to a still warm 85.3°F (29.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Yellow Bluff, Alabama, is 62.6°F (17°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to a tropical 94.1°F (34.5°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, metabolic differences), 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 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

The average relative humidity in May is 72%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 13.9 days. Throughout May, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Yellow Bluff, there are 171.5 rainfall days, and 35.47" (901mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Yellow Bluff snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

In Yellow Bluff, the average length of the day in May is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Yellow Bluff?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 85.3°F (29.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in May is calculated to 94.1°F (34.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Yellow Bluff?

The average relative humidity in May is 72%.

How much does it rain in Yellow Bluff in May?

In Yellow Bluff, Alabama, during May, the rain falls for 13.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Yellow Bluff?

In Yellow Bluff, Alabama, snow does not fall in April through November.

How many hours of daylight does Yellow Bluff have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Yellow Bluff is 13.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Yellow Bluff?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Yellow Bluff?

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

Average temperature in May
Yellow Bluff, AL

Average temperature in May - Yellow Bluff, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 85.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (93.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.6°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.8°F).

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Average pressure in May
Yellow Bluff, AL

Average pressure in May - Yellow Bluff, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.97").

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Average wind speed in May
Yellow Bluff, AL

Average wind speed in May - Yellow Bluff, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Yellow Bluff, AL

Average humidity in May - Yellow Bluff, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Yellow Bluff, AL

Average rainfall in May - Yellow Bluff, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.99"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in May
Yellow Bluff, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Yellow Bluff, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Yellow Bluff, AL

Average snowfall in May - Yellow Bluff, AL
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (0.31").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Yellow Bluff, AL

Average snowfall days in May - Yellow Bluff, AL
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.6 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
Yellow Bluff, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Yellow Bluff, 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: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Yellow Bluff, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Yellow Bluff, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.2 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Yellow Bluff, AL

Average UV index in May - Yellow Bluff, 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
Yellow Bluff, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Yellow Bluff, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in May
Yellow Bluff, AL

Average visibility in May - Yellow Bluff, AL
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

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

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