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

May weather forecast and climate
Higgston, GA

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Higgston, Georgia, with average temperature ranging between min 64.2°F (17.9°C) and max 82°F (27.8°C).

Temperature

In Higgston, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 75.4°F (24.1°C) in April, to a still warm 82°F (27.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Higgston, is 64.2°F (17.9°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 87.4°F (30.8°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, wind). 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 particularly important for children. 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 is 74%.

Rainfall

In Higgston, in May, it is raining for 15.3 days, with typically 3.15" (80mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 176.8 rainfall days, and 33.98" (863mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

March through December are months without snowfall in Higgston.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10.3h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 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 Higgston?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 82°F (27.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 64.2°F (17.9°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in May is calculated to 87.4°F (30.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Higgston?

In May, the average relative humidity in Higgston is 74%.

How many days does it rain in May in Higgston?

In Higgston, Georgia, in May, during 15.3 rainfall days, 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Higgston?

In Higgston snow does not fall in March through December.

How many hours of daylight does Higgston have in May?

In Higgston, Georgia, the average length of the day in May is 13.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Higgston?

The average sunshine in May in Higgston, Georgia, is 10.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Higgston?

In Higgston, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Higgston, GA
  • Average high temperature in May: 82°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 (56.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 64.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (40.6°F).

Average humidity in May - Higgston, GA
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are August, September and December (76%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (71%).

Average rainfall in May - Higgston, GA
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.15"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.69").

Average rainfall days in May - Higgston, GA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (23.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.2 days).

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

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

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Higgston, GA
  • Average daylight in May: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

Average UV index in May - Higgston, 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 and December (UV index 3).