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

May weather forecast and climate
Hortense, GA

May, the last month of the spring, in Hortense, is another warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 65.1°F (18.4°C) and 84.2°F (29°C).

Temperature

In Hortense, Georgia, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from a moderately hot 78.6°F (25.9°C) in April, to a still warm 84.2°F (29°C). In Hortense, in May, the average low-temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a tropical 91.9°F (33.3°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy). 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

The average relative humidity in May is 73%.

Rainfall

In Hortense, Georgia, it is raining for 15.5 days, with typically 2.76" (70mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Hortense, there are 183.6 rainfall days, and 32.72" (831mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Hortense snow does not fall in January, March through December.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10.4h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in May in Hortense?

In May, the average high-temperature is 84.2°F (29°C), and the average low-temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in May is calculated to 91.9°F (33.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Hortense?

The average relative humidity in May is 73%.

How much does it rain in Hortense in May?

In Hortense, in May, during 15.5 rainfall days, 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Hortense?

In Hortense, Georgia, snow does not fall in January, March through December.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Hortense have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 10.4h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Hortense?

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Hortense?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Hortense, Georgia, is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Hortense, GA
  • Average high temperature in May: 84.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (59.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 65.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (74.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (42.4°F).

Average humidity in May - Hortense, GA
  • Average humidity in May: 73%

Months with the highest relative humidity are August and September (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (71%).

Average rainfall in May - Hortense, GA
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.76"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.8").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.42").

Average rainfall days in May - Hortense, GA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (26.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Hortense, 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: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

Average UV index in May - Hortense, GA
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 3).