May weather forecast
Belcher, LA

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Belcher, Louisiana, with average temperature fluctuating between 84.6°F (29.2°C) and 63.3°F (17.4°C).

Temperature

In Belcher, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from 76.3°F (24.6°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 84.6°F (29.2°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 63.3°F (17.4°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to be a hot 92.8°F (33.8°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, clothing). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the 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 Belcher, in May, it is raining for 15.4 days, with typically 3.46" (88mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 162.1 rainfall days, and 39.06" (992mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Belcher snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Belcher is 13.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Belcher is 9.4h.

UV index

In Belcher, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Belcher?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Belcher, Louisiana, is 84.6°F (29.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 63.3°F (17.4°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is calculated to be 92.8°F (33.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Belcher?

In Belcher, the average relative humidity in May is 73%.

How much does it rain in Belcher in May?

In Belcher, Louisiana, in May, it is raining for 15.4 days, with typically 3.46" (88mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Belcher?

In Belcher, Louisiana, snow does not fall in April through October.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Belcher have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Belcher is 9.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Belcher?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Belcher, LA

Average temperature in May - Belcher, LA
  • Average high temperature in May: 84.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (95.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 63.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.3°F).

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Average pressure in May
Belcher, LA

Average pressure in May - Belcher, LA
  • Average pressure in May: 29.95"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in May
Belcher, LA

Average wind speed in May - Belcher, LA
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July, August and September (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in May
Belcher, LA

Average humidity in May - Belcher, LA
  • Average humidity in May: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (67%).

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Average rainfall in May
Belcher, LA

Average rainfall in May - Belcher, LA
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.8").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.32").

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Average rainfall days in May
Belcher, LA

Average rainfall days in May - Belcher, LA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (10.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Belcher, LA

Average snowfall in May - Belcher, LA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and February (0.63").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Belcher, LA

Average snowfall days in May - Belcher, LA
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Belcher, LA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Belcher, LA
  • 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: 9.4h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Belcher, LA

Average sunshine days in May - Belcher, LA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Belcher, LA

Average UV index in May - Belcher, LA
  • 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).

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Average cloud cover in May
Belcher, LA

Average cloud cover in May - Belcher, LA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in May
Belcher, LA

Average visibility in May - Belcher, LA
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and February (5mi).

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