May weather forecast and climate
West Helena, AR

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in West Helena, is a warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 64°F (17.8°C) and an average high of 80.1°F (26.7°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a pleasant 71.2°F (21.8°C) in April, to a moderately hot 80.1°F (26.7°C). The average low-temperature, in West Helena, is 64°F (17.8°C).

Humidity

In West Helena, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In West Helena, Arkansas, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 1.54" (39mm) of accumulated precipitation. In West Helena, during the entire year, the rain falls for 123 days and collects up to 16.02" (407mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In West Helena snow does not fall in March through November.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.7h.

UV index

In West Helena, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in West Helena?

In May, the average high-temperature is 80.1°F (26.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 64°F (17.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in West Helena?

The average relative humidity in May in West Helena is 75%.

How many days does it rain in May in West Helena?

In West Helena, in May, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 1.54" (39mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in West Helena?

March through November are months without snowfall in West Helena, Arkansas.

How many hours of daylight does West Helena have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in West Helena?

The average sunshine in May in West Helena, Arkansas, is 9.7h.

How high is the UV index in May in West Helena?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in West Helena is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
West Helena, AR

Average temperature in May - West Helena, AR
  • Average high temperature in May: 80.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 64°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.4°F).

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Average pressure in May
West Helena, AR

Average pressure in May - West Helena, AR
  • Average pressure in May: 29.97"

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
West Helena, AR

Average wind speed in May - West Helena, AR
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (9.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
West Helena, AR

Average humidity in May - West Helena, AR
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March and December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (67%).

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Average rainfall in May
West Helena, AR

Average rainfall in May - West Helena, AR
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.54"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (1.89").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.67").

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Average rainfall days in May
West Helena, AR

Average rainfall days in May - West Helena, AR
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.7 days).

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Average snowfall in May
West Helena, AR

Average snowfall in May - West Helena, AR
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.28").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
West Helena, AR

Average snowfall days in May - West Helena, 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 and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
West Helena, AR

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - West Helena, 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: 9.7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

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Average sunshine days in May
West Helena, AR

Average sunshine days in May - West Helena, AR
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
West Helena, AR

Average UV index in May - West Helena, AR
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
West Helena, AR

Average cloud cover in May - West Helena, AR
  • Average cloud cover in May: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in May
West Helena, AR

Average visibility in May - West Helena, 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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