Little Rock
Arkansas, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Little Rock, AR

The full front view of Arkansas State Capital in Little Rock, Arkansas
The full front view of Arkansas State Capital in Little Rock, Arkansas
The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Little Rock, Arkansas, with average temperature fluctuating between 61.2°F (16.2°C) and 81.1°F (27.3°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a pleasant 73°F (22.8°C) in April, to a warm 81.1°F (27.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Little Rock, is 61.2°F (16.2°C).

Rainfall

In Little Rock, Arkansas, during May, the rain falls for 11.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.9" (123.7mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Little Rock, there are 105.7 rainfall days, and 49.8" (1263.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Little Rock, Arkansas, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 3.5" (88.9mm).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Little Rock is 14h.

Sunshine

In Little Rock, the average sunshine in May is 10.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 9 interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun 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. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used.

What is the temperature in May in Little Rock?

In May, the average high-temperature is 81.1°F (27.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 61.2°F (16.2°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Little Rock?

In Little Rock, during May, the rain falls for 11.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.9" (123.7mm) of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Little Rock have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Little Rock have in May?

In Little Rock, the average sunshine in May is 10.5h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Little Rock?

In Little Rock, Arkansas, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average high temperature in May: 27.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (33.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (10.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (22.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.4°C).

Average rainfall in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average rainfall in May: 123.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (134.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (65.8mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (6.4 days).

Average snowfall in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (40.6mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average daylight in May: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.5h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.5h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average UV index in May - Little Rock, AR
  • Average UV index in May: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).