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

May weather forecast and climate
Elberton, GA

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Elberton, Georgia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 60.4°F (15.8°C) and an average high of 81.1°F (27.3°C).

Temperature

In Elberton, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from an agreeable 73°F (22.8°C) in April, to a warm 81.1°F (27.3°C). In Elberton, Georgia, in May, the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at 85.8°F (29.9°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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind). 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 75%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 13.9 days. Throughout May, 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Elberton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 141 days and collects up to 22.44" (570mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Elberton, Georgia, is 9.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Elberton, Georgia, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Elberton?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Elberton, is 81.1°F (27.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is estimated at 85.8°F (29.9°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Elberton?

In Elberton, Georgia, the average relative humidity in May is 75%.

How much does it rain in Elberton in May?

In Elberton, in May, it is raining for 13.9 days, with typically 2.17" (55mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Elberton?

In Elberton, Georgia, snow does not fall in April through November.

What is the average length of the day in May in Elberton?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Elberton have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Elberton is 9.9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Elberton?

In Elberton, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Elberton, GA
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 60.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

Average humidity in May - Elberton, GA
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (70%).

Average rainfall in May - Elberton, GA
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.17"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.6").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.94").

Average rainfall days in May - Elberton, GA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (8 days).

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

Months with the highest snowfall are January and February (0.31").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Elberton, GA
  • 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: 9.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

Average UV index in May - Elberton, GA
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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