May weather forecast and climate
Little Rock, AR

Arkansas State Capital in Little Rock, Arkansas
Arkansas State Capital in Little Rock, Arkansas
May, the last month of the spring, in Little Rock, is a warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 80.2°F (26.8°C) and 61.9°F (16.6°C).

Temperature

In Little Rock, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a pleasant 71.6°F (22°C) in April, to a moderately hot 80.2°F (26.8°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 61.9°F (16.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Little Rock, Arkansas, during 12.7 rainfall days, 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Little Rock, there are 133.5 rainfall days, and 18.94" (481mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Little Rock.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.4h.

UV index

In Little Rock, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Little Rock?

In May, the average high-temperature is 80.2°F (26.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 61.9°F (16.6°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Little Rock?

The average relative humidity in May in Little Rock, Arkansas, is 75%.

How many days does it rain in May in Little Rock?

In Little Rock, in May, it is raining for 12.7 days, with typically 1.89" (48mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Little Rock?

April through November are months without snowfall in Little Rock.

How many hours of daylight does Little Rock have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Little Rock?

In May, the average sunshine in Little Rock, Arkansas, is 9.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Little Rock?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average high temperature in May: 80.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 61.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.2°F).

Average pressure in May - Little Rock, 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").

Average wind speed in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (8.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2mph).

Average humidity in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

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

Average rainfall in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.89"

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

Average rainfall days in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.1 days).

Average snowfall in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.51").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.4h

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

Average sunshine days in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.3 days).

Average UV index in May - Little Rock, 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).

Average cloud cover in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average cloud cover in May: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 25).

Average visibility in May - Little Rock, 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).