Childress
Texas, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Childress, TX

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Childress, Texas, with average temperature fluctuating between 62.2°F (16.8°C) and 84.6°F (29.2°C).

Temperature

In Childress, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 76.6°F (24.8°C) in April, to a still warm 84.6°F (29.2°C). In Childress, in May, the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 86.2°F (30.1°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 a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, wind, pregnancy). 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 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 Childress, the average relative humidity is 51%.

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 10.3 days and accumulates 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall in Childress.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Childress, Texas, is 14h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Childress is 10.6h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Childress is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Childress?

In May, in Childress, Texas, the average high-temperature is 84.6°F (29.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in May is appraised at 86.2°F (30.1°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Childress?

In Childress, Texas, the average relative humidity in May is 51%.

How many days does it rain in May in Childress?

In Childress, during May, the rain falls for 10.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Childress?

The month with the most rainfall in Childress, Texas, is May when the rain falls for 10.3 days and typically aggregates up to 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Childress in May?

In May, in Childress, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

When it does not snow in Childress?

May through September are months without snowfall in Childress.

How many hours of daylight does Childress have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Childress?

In May, the average sunshine in Childress is 10.6h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Childress?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Childress, TX
  • Average high temperature in May: 84.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (96.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (53.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (76.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.9°F).

Average humidity in May - Childress, TX
  • Average humidity in May: 51%

Months with the highest relative humidity are September and December (54%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (45%).

Average rainfall in May - Childress, TX
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.76"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.76").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.55").

Average rainfall days in May - Childress, TX
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (11.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.1 days).

Average snowfall in May - Childress, TX
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.5").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Childress, TX
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Childress, TX
  • Average daylight in May: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.5h).
Months with the least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 6.7).

Average UV index in May - Childress, TX
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 3).