May weather forecast
Forest Park, GA

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Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Forest Park, Georgia, with an average temperature varying between 81°F (27.2°C) and 61.3°F (16.3°C).

Temperature

As April transitions into May, Forest Park notices a gentle rise in the average high-temperature, transitioning from a pleasant 73°F (22.8°C) to a moderately hot 81°F (27.2°C). In Forest Park, the May nights cool down to an average low of 61.3°F (16.3°C).

Heat index

Throughout May, the heat index is estimated at 84.2°F (29°C). Continuous activity in exposure could lead to a feeling of fatigue and heat cramps.
Keep in mind the heat index values are meant for areas in shade and with light wind. Direct sunlight exposure may cause a 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees rise in the heat index.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'feels like', gauges the sensation of temperature factoring in the air's moisture content. One's weather perception can be influenced by a range of factors including metabolic differences, being pregnant, and their level of physical activity. Direct sun exposure is noteworthy in its ability to escalate the felt temperature, potentially adding 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees to the heat index. Heat index values are extremely vital to babies and toddlers. Children often miss understanding the importance of rest and rehydration. Thirst usually appears late during dehydration - therefore, maintaining hydration, particularly during long physical activities, is essential.

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

In Forest Park, in May, it is raining for 15.8 days, with typically 2.56" (65mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Forest Park, during the entire year, the rain falls for 170.9 days and collects up to 31.54" (801mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Forest Park, Georgia.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13h and 55min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:48 am and sunset at 8:20 pm. On the last day of May, in Forest Park, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 8:42 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Forest Park, the average sunshine in May is 9.9h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Forest Park, Georgia. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: A daily maximum UV index of 6 in May translates into the following instructions:
Persist in precautions and follow sun safety policies. Keeping sunburn at bay is imperative. Stay in the shade and limit sun exposure from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., when UV radiation is most potent. Keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not offer full protection. A wide-brimmed hat provides unparalleled sun protection for sensitive areas like the eyes, ears, and neck.
Updated: Feb 10, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What are May temperatures in Forest Park?

An average high-temperature, in May, in Forest Park, is 81°F (27.2°C) and the average low-temperature is 61.3°F (16.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in May is estimated at 84.2°F (29°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Forest Park?

In Forest Park, the average relative humidity in May is 72%.

How much does it rain in Forest Park in May?

In Forest Park, Georgia, in May, during 15.8 rainfall days, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Forest Park?

In Forest Park, Georgia, snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Forest Park have in May?

The average day length in May in Forest Park is 13h and 55min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Forest Park?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:48 am and sunset at 8:20 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 8:42 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Forest Park have in May?

In Forest Park, the average sunshine duration in May is 9.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Forest Park?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Forest Park.

What is the UV index reading in May in Forest Park?

In Forest Park, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Forest Park, GA

Average temperature in May - Forest Park, GA
  • Average high temperature in May: 81°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 61.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.4°F).

Average pressure in May
Forest Park, GA

Average pressure in May - Forest Park, GA
  • Average pressure in May: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

Average wind speed in May
Forest Park, GA

Average wind speed in May - Forest Park, GA
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.5mph).

Average humidity in May
Forest Park, GA

Average humidity in May - Forest Park, GA
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

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

Average rainfall in May
Forest Park, GA

Average rainfall in May - Forest Park, GA
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.56"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.29").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.57").

Average rainfall days in May
Forest Park, GA

Average rainfall days in May - Forest Park, GA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.3 days).
The months with the least rainy days are October and November (9.5 days).

Average snowfall in May
Forest Park, GA

Average snowfall in May - Forest Park, GA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

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

Average snowfall days in May
Forest Park, GA

Average snowfall days in May - Forest Park, GA
  • 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 May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Forest Park, GA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Forest Park, GA
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 5min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 0min).

Average sunshine days in May
Forest Park, GA

Average sunshine days in May - Forest Park, GA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

Average UV index in May
Forest Park, GA

Average UV index in May - Forest Park, GA
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in May
Forest Park, GA

Average cloud cover in May - Forest Park, GA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 33

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in May
Forest Park, GA

Average visibility in May - Forest Park, GA
  • 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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