May weather forecast and climate
Kent, AR

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Kent, Arkansas, with average temperature ranging between max 82.4°F (28°C) and min 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 74.3°F (23.5°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 82.4°F (28°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 88.7°F (31.5°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 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, wind, metabolic differences). 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 May, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Kent, during May, the rain falls for 15.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.31" (84mm) of precipitation. In Kent, during the entire year, the rain falls for 155.9 days and collects up to 38.86" (987mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Kent, Arkansas, snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 9.1h.

UV index

In Kent, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 Kent?

In Kent, in May, the average high-temperature is 82.4°F (28°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is appraised at 88.7°F (31.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Kent?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Kent?

In Kent, Arkansas, in May, it is raining for 15.8 days, with typically 3.31" (84mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Kent?

April through October are months without snowfall in Kent.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Kent?

The average sunshine in May in Kent, Arkansas, is 9.1h.

How high is the UV index in May in Kent?

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

Average temperature in May
Kent, AR

Average temperature in May - Kent, AR
  • Average high temperature in May: 82.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (93.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36°F).

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Average pressure in May
Kent, AR

Average pressure in May - Kent, 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
Kent, AR

Average wind speed in May - Kent, AR
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Kent, AR

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

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, March and December (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August, September and October (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Kent, AR

Average rainfall in May - Kent, AR
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.31"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.88").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in May
Kent, AR

Average rainfall days in May - Kent, AR
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (9.5 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Kent, AR

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.59").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Kent, AR

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.7 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
Kent, AR

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kent, AR
  • 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: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Kent, AR

Average sunshine days in May - Kent, AR
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Kent, AR

Average UV index in May - Kent, 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
Kent, AR

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

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in May
Kent, AR

Average visibility in May - Kent, AR
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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