Forest Park
Georgia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Forest Park, GA

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

Temperature

In Forest Park, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises, from an agreeable 73°F (22.8°C) in April, to a warm 81°F (27.2°C). In May, in Forest Park, the average low-temperature is 61.3°F (16.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at 84.9°F (29.4°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', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like pregnancy, clothing, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 particularly important for children. 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

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

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

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

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 9.9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Forest Park are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Forest Park?

In Forest Park, Georgia, in May, the average high-temperature is 81°F (27.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 61.3°F (16.3°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is appraised at 84.9°F (29.4°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Forest Park?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Forest Park?

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?

April through October are months without snowfall.

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

In Forest Park, Georgia, the average length of the day in May is 13.9h.

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

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

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

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

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

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Forest Park is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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 humidity in May - Forest Park, GA
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

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

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: 15.8 days

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

Average snowfall in May - Forest Park, GA
  • 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 and October (0").

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).
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: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.9h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

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

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).