May weather forecast and climate
Macon, GA

The scenic neon-lit city of Macon in Georgia
The scenic neon-lit city of Macon in Georgia

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Macon, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 63.1°F (17.3°C) and 81.7°F (27.6°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 74.1°F (23.4°C) in April, to a still warm 81.7°F (27.6°C). In May, in Macon, the average low-temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is appraised at a hot 86.7°F (30.4°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 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 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, and pregnancy 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 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 in Macon, Georgia, is 74%.

Rainfall

In Macon, it is raining for 16.7 days, with typically 3.35" (85mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Macon, Georgia, there are 178.9 rainfall days, and 37.05" (941mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

March through December are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Macon is 10.2h.

UV index

In Macon, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Macon?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Macon, is 81.7°F (27.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in May is appraised at 86.7°F (30.4°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Macon?

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

How much does it rain in Macon in May?

In Macon, in May, it is raining for 16.7 days, with typically 3.35" (85mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Macon?

March through December are months without snowfall in Macon, Georgia.

How many hours of daylight does Macon have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Macon?

In Macon, the average sunshine in May is 10.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Macon?

In Macon, 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 radiation.

Average temperature in May
Macon, GA

Average temperature in May - Macon, GA
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.7°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 (54.7°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 (38.8°F).

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Average pressure in May
Macon, GA

Average pressure in May - Macon, GA
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

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Average wind speed in May
Macon, GA

Average wind speed in May - Macon, GA
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (8.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.1mph).

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Average humidity in May
Macon, GA

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, October and November (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Macon, GA

Average rainfall in May - Macon, GA
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.2").

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Average rainfall days in May
Macon, GA

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.7 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Macon, GA

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

Months with the highest snowfall are January and February (0.2").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Macon, GA

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

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

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Macon, GA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Macon, 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

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Macon, GA

Average sunshine days in May - Macon, GA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Macon, GA

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

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Macon, GA

Average cloud cover in May - Macon, GA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in May
Macon, GA

Average visibility in May - Macon, GA
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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