May weather forecast and climate
Montgomery, AL

The state capitol in Montgomery, Alabama
The state capitol in Montgomery, Alabama
May, the last month of the spring, in Montgomery, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 83.7°F (28.7°C) and min 62.4°F (16.9°C).

Temperature

In Montgomery, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from 76.6°F (24.8°C) in April, to a still warm 83.7°F (28.7°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 62.4°F (16.9°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a tropical 90.1°F (32.3°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like metabolic differences, wind, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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 is 71%.

Rainfall

In Montgomery, in May, during 12.3 rainfall days, 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 148.9 rainfall days, and 21.97" (558mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Montgomery, Alabama, snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Montgomery is 10.5h.

UV index

May through July, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected 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. 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. 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 Montgomery?

In Montgomery, in May, the average high-temperature is 83.7°F (28.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.4°F (16.9°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in May is estimated at 90.1°F (32.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Montgomery?

In May, the average relative humidity in Montgomery is 71%.

How many days does it rain in May in Montgomery?

In Montgomery, Alabama, during May, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Montgomery?

April through November are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Montgomery have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Montgomery is 13.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Montgomery?

In Montgomery, the average sunshine in May is 10.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Montgomery?

Months with the highest UV index in Montgomery are May through July, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Montgomery?

In Montgomery, Alabama, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 28.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (33.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16.9°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (22.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (3.6°C).

Average pressure in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1015mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 9.4km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (12.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.8km/h).

Average humidity in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 71%

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

Average rainfall in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 49mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are August and December (60mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (31mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.7 days).

Average snowfall in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

Months with the highest snowfall are January and March (5mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5.1).

Average sunshine days in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9 days).

Average UV index in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in May - Montgomery, AL
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).