May weather forecast and climate
Monroe, LA

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Monroe, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 64.9°F (18.3°C) and an average high of 83.5°F (28.6°C).

Temperature

In Monroe, Louisiana, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from a moderately hot 75.2°F (24°C) in April, to a still warm 83.5°F (28.6°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 64.9°F (18.3°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 90.9°F (32.7°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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Monroe, during May, the rain falls for 13.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 149.8 rainfall days, and 35.51" (902mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Monroe.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Monroe, Louisiana, is 9.3h.

UV index

In Monroe, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 Monroe?

In Monroe, in May, the average high-temperature is 83.5°F (28.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 64.9°F (18.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in May is evaluated at 90.9°F (32.7°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Monroe?

In May, the average relative humidity in Monroe, Louisiana, is 75%.

How many days does it rain in May in Monroe?

In Monroe, Louisiana, during May, the rain falls for 13.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Monroe?

April through November are months without snowfall in Monroe.

How many hours of daylight does Monroe have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Monroe, Louisiana, is 13.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Monroe have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Monroe, Louisiana, is 9.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Monroe?

In Monroe, Louisiana, 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
Monroe, LA

Average temperature in May - Monroe, LA
  • Average high temperature in May: 83.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (53.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 64.9°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 (39.4°F).

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Average pressure in May
Monroe, LA

Average pressure in May - Monroe, LA
  • Average pressure in May: 29.97"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95").

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Average wind speed in May
Monroe, LA

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (7.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July, August and September (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Monroe, LA

Average humidity in May - Monroe, LA
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

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Average rainfall in May
Monroe, LA

Average rainfall in May - Monroe, LA
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.17").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.5").

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Average rainfall days in May
Monroe, LA

Average rainfall days in May - Monroe, LA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (15.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.5 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Monroe, LA

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

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

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Average snowfall days in May
Monroe, LA

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Monroe, LA
  • Average daylight in May: 13.8h

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: 9.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Monroe, LA

Average sunshine days in May - Monroe, LA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (13.2 days).

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Average UV index in May
Monroe, LA

Average UV index in May - Monroe, 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
Monroe, LA

Average cloud cover in May - Monroe, LA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and October (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in May
Monroe, LA

Average visibility in May - Monroe, LA
  • 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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