May weather forecast
Ashland, AL

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Ashland, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average low of 59.7°F (15.4°C) and an average high of 81°F (27.2°C).

Temperature

In Ashland, Alabama, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises from an agreeable 72.9°F (22.7°C) in April to a moderately hot 81°F (27.2°C). In Ashland, the average low-temperature is 59.7°F (15.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is appraised at 85.3°F (29.6°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity 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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, clothing, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 16.4 days. Throughout May, 3.23" (82mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Ashland, during the entire year, the rain falls for 184.4 days and collects up to 42.17" (1071mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Ashland, the average length of the day in May is 13h and 53min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:54 am and sunset at 7:25 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:35 am and sunset at 7:47 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In Ashland, the average sunshine in May is 10.2h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Ashland. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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 Ashland?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 81°F (27.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 59.7°F (15.4°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is appraised at 85.3°F (29.6°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Ashland?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Ashland?

In Ashland, Alabama, during May, the rain falls for 16.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.23" (82mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Ashland?

April through November are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Ashland have in May?

In Ashland, Alabama, the average day length in May is 13h and 53min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Ashland?

On the first day of May in Ashland, sunrise is at 5:54 am and sunset at 7:25 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:35 am and sunset at 7:47 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Ashland?

In Ashland, Alabama, the average sunshine duration in May is 10.2h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Ashland?

The months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in May in Ashland?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Ashland, AL

Average temperature in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 59.7°F

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

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Average pressure in May
Ashland, AL

Average pressure in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Ashland, AL

Average wind speed in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.5mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Ashland, AL

Average humidity in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Ashland, AL

Average rainfall in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.23"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.37").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in May
Ashland, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (24 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Ashland, AL

Average snowfall in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.67").
The 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
Ashland, AL

Average snowfall days in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

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

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Ashland, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 53min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 19min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 59min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Ashland, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.7 days

The months with the most sunshine days are October and November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Ashland, AL

Average UV index in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Ashland, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 33

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 47).
The months with the least cloud cover are June, September and October (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in May
Ashland, AL

Average visibility in May - Ashland, AL
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are July and August (5mi).

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