May weather forecast
Clarksdale, MS

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Weather in May

May marks the onset of early summer in Clarksdale. The temperatures rise further following April's warming trend. The month of May is synonymous with blossoming flowers and vibrant greenery, adding a natural charm to the cityscape. An impressive characteristic of May is its 14h of daylight, the third highest in the year, providing ample time for outdoor excursions. With the approaching summer, expect the city to be buzzing with activities both during the day and at night.

Temperature

The shift from April to May in Clarksdale introduces a subtle increase in the average high-temperature, moving from an agreeable 71.6°F (22°C) to a warm 80.2°F (26.8°C). Clarksdale reports an average nighttime low-temperature of 64.6°F (18.1°C) in May.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May in Clarksdale, Mississippi, is 74%.

Rainfall

In Clarksdale, during May, the rain falls for 10.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation. In Clarksdale, during the entire year, the rain falls for 102.7 days and collects up to 11.02" (280mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January, March through December are months without snowfall in Clarksdale.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:11 am and sunset at 7:46 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 5:51 am and sunset at 8:08 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.9h.

UV index

In Clarksdale, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 6 in May converts into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Limit your direct sun exposure, especially between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV radiation is strongest. Shade structures might not provide complete sun protection. Arm yourself against UV rays' harm with protective apparel and UV-filtering shades.
Updated: Feb 12, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in Clarksdale in May?

The high-temperature, in May, in Clarksdale, is 80.2°F (26.8°C), while the low-temperature averages to 64.6°F (18.1°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Clarksdale?

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

How much does it rain in Clarksdale in May?

In May, in Clarksdale, Mississippi, the rain falls for 10.4 days. Throughout May, 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Clarksdale?

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

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

In Clarksdale, the average day length in May is 13h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Clarksdale?

On the first day of May in Clarksdale, Mississippi, sunrise is at 6:11 am and sunset at 7:46 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:51 am and sunset at 8:08 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Clarksdale?

The average sunshine duration in May in Clarksdale is 9.9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Clarksdale?

In Clarksdale, Mississippi, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Clarksdale, MS

Average temperature in May - Clarksdale, MS
  • Average high temperature in May: 80.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 64.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.1°F).

Average pressure in May
Clarksdale, MS

Average pressure in May - Clarksdale, MS
  • Average pressure in May: 29.97"Hg

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

Average wind speed in May
Clarksdale, MS

Average wind speed in May - Clarksdale, MS
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (9.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

Average humidity in May
Clarksdale, MS

Average humidity in May - Clarksdale, MS
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, March and December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (67%).

Average rainfall in May
Clarksdale, MS

Average rainfall in May - Clarksdale, MS
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.02"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are April and July (1.18").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.35").

Average rainfall days in May
Clarksdale, MS

Average rainfall days in May - Clarksdale, MS
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.3 days).

Average snowfall in May
Clarksdale, MS

Average snowfall in May - Clarksdale, MS
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.08").
The months with the least snowfall are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

Average snowfall days in May
Clarksdale, MS

Average snowfall days in May - Clarksdale, MS
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

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

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Clarksdale, MS

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Clarksdale, MS
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 54min).

Average sunshine days in May
Clarksdale, MS

Average sunshine days in May - Clarksdale, MS
  • Average sunshine days in May: 18.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (23.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (15.3 days).

Average UV index in May
Clarksdale, MS

Average UV index in May - Clarksdale, MS
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in May
Clarksdale, MS

Average cloud cover in May - Clarksdale, MS
  • Average cloud cover in May: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 24).

Average visibility in May
Clarksdale, MS

Average visibility in May - Clarksdale, MS
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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