May weather forecast and climate
Smithton, AR

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Smithton, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 61.3°F (16.3°C) and 81.9°F (27.7°C).

Temperature

In Smithton, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 73.6°F (23.1°C) in April, to a still warm 81.9°F (27.7°C). In May, in Smithton, the average low-temperature is 61.3°F (16.3°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is appraised at a hot 87.8°F (31°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, pregnancy). 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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

The average relative humidity in Smithton is 77%.

Rainfall

In Smithton, Arkansas, in May, it is raining for 13.2 days, with typically 2.56" (65mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Smithton, Arkansas, there are 137.2 rainfall days, and 25.71" (653mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Smithton snow does not fall in April through December.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 13.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Smithton, Arkansas, is 9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Smithton is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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 temperature in May in Smithton?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Smithton, Arkansas, is 81.9°F (27.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 61.3°F (16.3°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 87.8°F (31°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Smithton?

In Smithton, Arkansas, the average relative humidity in May is 77%.

How much does it rain in Smithton in May?

In Smithton, in May, during 13.2 rainfall days, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Smithton?

April through December are months without snowfall in Smithton.

How many hours of daylight does Smithton have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Smithton have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Smithton is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Smithton?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Smithton, Arkansas, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Smithton, AR

Average temperature in May - Smithton, AR
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.9°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 (51.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 61.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

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Average pressure in May
Smithton, AR

Average pressure in May - Smithton, 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
Smithton, AR

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Smithton, AR

Average humidity in May - Smithton, AR
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

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
Smithton, AR

Average rainfall in May - Smithton, AR
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.56"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.39").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.26").

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Average rainfall days in May
Smithton, AR

Average rainfall days in May - Smithton, AR
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (8.5 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Smithton, AR

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.35").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Smithton, AR

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Smithton, AR

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Smithton, 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: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Smithton, AR

Average sunshine days in May - Smithton, AR
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (14.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Smithton, AR

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Smithton, AR

Average cloud cover in May - Smithton, AR
  • Average cloud cover in May: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, July, August and September (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in May
Smithton, AR

Average visibility in May - Smithton, AR
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

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

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