May weather forecast and climate
Zoar, AL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Zoar, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 85.1°F (29.5°C) and 64°F (17.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from 77.9°F (25.5°C) in April, to a still warm 85.1°F (29.5°C). In Zoar, in May, the average low-temperature is 64°F (17.8°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to a tropical 93°F (33.9°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, clothing, wind, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. 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. 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 in Zoar is 70%.

Rainfall

In Zoar, during 11.5 rainfall days, 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Zoar, during the entire year, the rain falls for 150.2 days and collects up to 21.18" (538mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through December are months without snowfall in Zoar.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Zoar, Alabama, is 13.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10.7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 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 Zoar?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Zoar, is 85.1°F (29.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 64°F (17.8°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is calculated to 93°F (33.9°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Zoar?

In May, the average relative humidity is 70%.

How much does it rain in Zoar in May?

In Zoar, Alabama, in May, it is raining for 11.5 days, with typically 1.65" (42mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Zoar?

March through December are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Zoar have in May?

In Zoar, Alabama, the average length of the day in May is 13.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Zoar have in May?

In Zoar, Alabama, the average sunshine in May is 10.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Zoar?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in May in Zoar?

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

Average temperature in May
Zoar, AL

Average temperature in May - Zoar, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 85.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (57.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 64°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (73.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (40.6°F).

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Average pressure in May
Zoar, AL

Average pressure in May - Zoar, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"

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
Zoar, AL

Average wind speed in May - Zoar, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.9mph).

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Average humidity in May
Zoar, AL

Average humidity in May - Zoar, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

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Average rainfall in May
Zoar, AL

Average rainfall in May - Zoar, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.65"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.22").

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Average rainfall days in May
Zoar, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Zoar, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Zoar, AL

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

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

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Average snowfall days in May
Zoar, AL

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Zoar, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Zoar, 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: 10.7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Zoar, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Zoar, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Zoar, AL

Average UV index in May - Zoar, AL
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, 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
Zoar, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Zoar, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in May
Zoar, AL

Average visibility in May - Zoar, 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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