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

May weather forecast and climate
Lexington, GA

May, the last month of the spring, in Lexington, is a warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 60.1°F (15.6°C) and an average high of 80.6°F (27°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a pleasant 72.7°F (22.6°C) in April, to a moderately hot 80.6°F (27°C). In May, in Lexington, the average low-temperature is 60.1°F (15.6°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is evaluated at 84.7°F (29.3°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, clothing, wind), and activity. 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 75%.

Rainfall

In Lexington, during May, the rain falls for 16.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.58" (91mm) of precipitation. In Lexington, during the entire year, the rain falls for 168.2 days and collects up to 36.85" (936mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Lexington, Georgia.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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 Lexington?

In Lexington, in May, the average high-temperature is 80.6°F (27°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.1°F (15.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in May is estimated at 84.7°F (29.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Lexington?

In May, the average relative humidity in Lexington, Georgia, is 75%.

How much does it rain in Lexington in May?

In May, the rain falls for 16.7 days. Throughout May, 3.58" (91mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Lexington?

April through November are months without snowfall in Lexington.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Lexington have in May?

In Lexington, the average sunshine in May is 9.7h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Lexington?

In Lexington, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Lexington, GA
  • Average high temperature in May: 80.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 60.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.1°F).

Average humidity in May - Lexington, GA
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July, October and November (72%).

Average rainfall in May - Lexington, GA
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.58"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.86").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

Average rainfall days in May - Lexington, GA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.7 days).
Months with the least rainy days are October and November (9.4 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.79").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Lexington, 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: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

Average UV index in May - Lexington, GA
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).