Atlanta
Georgia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Atlanta, GA

Beautiful sky and cityscape of Atlanta in Georgia
Beautiful sky and cityscape of Atlanta in Georgia
May aggregate the most sunshine hours during the year totaling 309 hours. Expect above normal warmth with daytime temperatures reaching a peak of 80.6°F (27°C) and a record margin of 60.8°F (16°C). Daily sunshine hours range between 9.8 to 10.6 hours. May conditions may be drawn to those of April, with a relatively high amount of precipitation settling at 5.7" (144.8mm). On average, the weather is stable for out-to-door activities such as taking part in the Atlanta Jazz Festival.

What is the temperature in May in Atlanta?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Atlanta, Georgia, is 79.9°F (26.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 60.3°F (15.7°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Atlanta?

In May, the average relative humidity is 67.2%.

How many days does it rain in May in Atlanta?

In May, the rain falls for 9.3 days. Throughout May, 3.7" (93.2mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Atlanta have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Atlanta have in May?

In Atlanta, Georgia, the average sunshine in May is 9.3h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Atlanta?

In Atlanta, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Atlanta, GA
  • Average high temperature in May: 79.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 60.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.3°F).

Average humidity in May - Atlanta, GA
  • Average humidity in May: 67.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (74.8%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (61%).

Average rainfall in May - Atlanta, GA
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (5.3").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are April and October (3.4").

Average rainfall days in May - Atlanta, GA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (6.9 days).

Average snowfall in May - Atlanta, GA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Atlanta, GA
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Atlanta, GA
  • Average daylight in May: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.3h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.5h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.3).

Average UV index in May - Atlanta, GA
  • Average UV index in May: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).