May weather forecast and climate
Diamondhead, MS

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Diamondhead, Mississippi, with temperature in the range of an average low of 69.8°F (21°C) and an average high of 81.7°F (27.6°C).

Temperature

In Diamondhead, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a moderately hot 75.6°F (24.2°C) in April, to a still warm 81.7°F (27.6°C). In May, in Diamondhead, the average low-temperature is 69.8°F (21°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is computed to be a tropical 86.9°F (30.5°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
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', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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 Diamondhead is 75%.

Rainfall

In Diamondhead, it is raining for 10.8 days, with typically 0.98" (25mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 131.5 rainfall days, and 12.01" (305mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

February through December are months without snowfall in Diamondhead.

Daylight

In Diamondhead, the average length of the day in May is 13.7h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Diamondhead are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Diamondhead?

In Diamondhead, in May, the average high-temperature is 81.7°F (27.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.8°F (21°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is computed to be 86.9°F (30.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Diamondhead?

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

How much does it rain in Diamondhead in May?

In Diamondhead, in May, it is raining for 10.8 days, with typically 0.98" (25mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Diamondhead?

February through December are months without snowfall in Diamondhead.

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

The average length of the day in May is 13.7h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Diamondhead?

In May, the average sunshine is 10.8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Diamondhead?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Diamondhead.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Diamondhead?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. 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
Diamondhead, MS

Average temperature in May - Diamondhead, MS
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (89.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (58.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 69.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (77.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (46.4°F).

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Average pressure in May
Diamondhead, MS

Average pressure in May - Diamondhead, MS
  • Average pressure in May: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.97").

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Average wind speed in May
Diamondhead, MS

Average wind speed in May - Diamondhead, MS
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.2mph).

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Average humidity in May
Diamondhead, MS

Average humidity in May - Diamondhead, MS
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Diamondhead, MS

Average rainfall in May - Diamondhead, MS
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.98"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.2").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (0.51").

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Average rainfall days in May
Diamondhead, MS

Average rainfall days in May - Diamondhead, MS
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (4.9 days).

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Average snowfall days in May
Diamondhead, MS

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Diamondhead, MS
  • Average daylight in May: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Diamondhead, MS

Average sunshine days in May - Diamondhead, MS
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Diamondhead, MS

Average UV index in May - Diamondhead, MS
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in May
Diamondhead, MS

Average cloud cover in May - Diamondhead, MS
  • Average cloud cover in May: 25

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 23).

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Average visibility in May
Diamondhead, MS

Average visibility in May - Diamondhead, MS
  • 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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