Fort Gordon
Georgia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Fort Gordon, GA

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Fort Gordon, Georgia, with average temperature fluctuating between 82°F (27.8°C) and 63.1°F (17.3°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 74.5°F (23.6°C) in April, to a still warm 82°F (27.8°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 63.1°F (17.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is appraised at a hot 86.9°F (30.5°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 a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, clothing, pregnancy, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Fort Gordon is 72%.

Rainfall

In Fort Gordon, during May, the rain falls for 10.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 109.4 rainfall days, and 10.04" (255mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Fort Gordon, Georgia, snow does not fall in February through December.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.2h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Fort Gordon is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 Fort Gordon?

In May, in Fort Gordon, the average high-temperature is 82°F (27.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 86.9°F (30.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Fort Gordon?

The average relative humidity in May in Fort Gordon is 72%.

How many days does it rain in May in Fort Gordon?

In May, in Fort Gordon, Georgia, the rain falls for 10.8 days. Throughout May, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Fort Gordon?

February through December are months without snowfall in Fort Gordon.

How many hours of daylight does Fort Gordon have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Fort Gordon?

In Fort Gordon, Georgia, the average sunshine in May is 10.2h.

How high is the UV index in May in Fort Gordon?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Fort Gordon, Georgia, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Fort Gordon, GA
  • Average high temperature in May: 82°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (53.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 63.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (37.4°F).

Average humidity in May - Fort Gordon, GA
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (69%).

Average rainfall in May - Fort Gordon, GA
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.79"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.26").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.43").

Average rainfall days in May - Fort Gordon, GA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (5.5 days).

Average snowfall in May - Fort Gordon, GA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.08").
Months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Fort Gordon, GA
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.5 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 - Fort Gordon, GA
  • Average daylight in May: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average UV index in May - Fort Gordon, GA
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).