May weather forecast
Little Rock, AR

Arkansas State Capital in Little Rock, Arkansas
Arkansas State Capital in Little Rock, Arkansas

Weather in May

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

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from an agreeable 71.6°F (22°C) in April to a warm 80.2°F (26.8°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 61.9°F (16.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 75%.

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Little Rock, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 0min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 7:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:57 am and sunset at 8:16 pm CDT.

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 estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Little Rock?

In May, the average relative humidity in Little Rock is 75%.

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

In Little Rock, during May, the rain falls for 12.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Little Rock?

In Little Rock, Arkansas, snow does not fall in April through November.

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

In May, the average day length in Little Rock is 14h and 0min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Little Rock?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 7:54 pm. On the last day of the month, in Little Rock, Arkansas, sunrise is at 5:57 am and sunset at 8:16 pm CDT.

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

The average sunshine duration in May is 9.4h.

How high is the UV index in May in Little Rock?

In Little Rock, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Little Rock, AR

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).

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Average pressure in May
Little Rock, AR

Average pressure in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average pressure in May: 29.96"Hg

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

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Average wind speed in May
Little Rock, AR

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).

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Average humidity in May
Little Rock, AR

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

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

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Average rainfall in May
Little Rock, AR

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").

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Average rainfall days in May
Little Rock, AR

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).

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Average snowfall in May
Little Rock, AR

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.51").
The 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
Little Rock, AR

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).
The 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
Little Rock, AR

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 27min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 52min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Little Rock, AR

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).

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Average UV index in May
Little Rock, AR

Average UV index in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Little Rock, AR

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).

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Average visibility in May
Little Rock, AR

Average visibility in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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