Memphis
Tennessee, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Memphis, TN

May, the last month of the spring, in Memphis, is a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 78.8°F (26°C) and an average low of 62.8°F (17.1°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from an agreeable 70.3°F (21.3°C) in April, to a moderately hot 78.8°F (26°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 62.8°F (17.1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 77%.

Rainfall

In May, in Memphis, Tennessee, the rain falls for 12.3 days. Throughout May, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 116.7 rainfall days, and 12.4" (315mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Memphis.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Memphis is 14h.

Sunshine

In Memphis, the average sunshine in May is 9.7h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
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. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Memphis?

In Memphis, Tennessee, in May, the average high-temperature is 78.8°F (26°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.8°F (17.1°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Memphis?

In Memphis, the average relative humidity in May is 77%.

How much does it rain in Memphis in May?

In Memphis, during May, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Memphis?

In Memphis snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Memphis have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Memphis, Tennessee, is 14h.

How many hours of sunshine does Memphis have in May?

In Memphis, Tennessee, the average sunshine in May is 9.7h.

How high is the UV index in May in Memphis?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Memphis is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average high temperature in May: 78.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (46.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34°F).

Average humidity in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March and December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (68%).

Average rainfall in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.18"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (1.42").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.43").

Average rainfall days in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.3 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (6.5 days).

Average snowfall in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.16").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average daylight in May: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average UV index in May - Memphis, TN
  • 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, February, November and December (UV index 3).