May weather forecast and climate
Carthage, AR

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Carthage, Arkansas, with average temperature ranging between max 81.1°F (27.3°C) and min 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from an agreeable 72.5°F (22.5°C) in April, to a warm 81.1°F (27.3°C). In May, in Carthage, the average low-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at 86°F (30°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', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', 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, metabolic differences, 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 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

In Carthage, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Carthage, Arkansas, it is raining for 15.3 days, with typically 3.46" (88mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 151.8 rainfall days, and 34.96" (888mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Carthage.

Daylight

In Carthage, the average length of the day is 14h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 9.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Carthage is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
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 Carthage?

In Carthage, Arkansas, in May, the average high-temperature is 81.1°F (27.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is calculated to 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Carthage?

In May, the average relative humidity in Carthage, Arkansas, is 76%.

How many days does it rain in May in Carthage?

In Carthage, in May, during 15.3 rainfall days, 3.46" (88mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Carthage?

April through November are months without snowfall.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Carthage is 14h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Carthage?

In Carthage, the average sunshine in May is 9.3h.

How high is the UV index in May in Carthage?

In Carthage, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Carthage, AR

Average temperature in May - Carthage, AR
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 61.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.3°F).

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Average pressure in May
Carthage, AR

Average pressure in May - Carthage, AR
  • Average pressure in May: 29.96"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94").

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Average wind speed in May
Carthage, AR

Average wind speed in May - Carthage, AR
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (7.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Carthage, AR

Average humidity in May - Carthage, AR
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Carthage, AR

Average rainfall in May - Carthage, AR
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.41").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in May
Carthage, AR

Average rainfall days in May - Carthage, AR
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Carthage, AR

Average snowfall in May - Carthage, AR
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.67").
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
Carthage, AR

Average snowfall days in May - Carthage, AR
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and 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
Carthage, AR

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Carthage, AR
  • Average daylight in May: 14h

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: 9.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Carthage, AR

Average sunshine days in May - Carthage, AR
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Carthage, AR

Average UV index in May - Carthage, AR
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Carthage, AR

Average cloud cover in May - Carthage, AR
  • Average cloud cover in May: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in May
Carthage, AR

Average visibility in May - Carthage, AR
  • 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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