May weather forecast
Prescott, AR

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Prescott, Arkansas, with an average temperature varying between 81.5°F (27.5°C) and 61.3°F (16.3°C).

Temperature

In Prescott, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises from 73.6°F (23.1°C) in April to a still warm 81.5°F (27.5°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 61.3°F (16.3°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is appraised at a hot 86.9°F (30.5°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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 May, the average relative humidity in Prescott is 77%.

Rainfall

In Prescott, it is raining for 12.1 days, with typically 1.65" (42mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Prescott, during the entire year, the rain falls for 121.9 days and collects up to 16.65" (423mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through August, October through December are months without snowfall in Prescott.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 13h and 56min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 7:56 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 6:03 am and sunset at 8:18 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Prescott is 9.1h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Prescott is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Prescott?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Prescott, is 81.5°F (27.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 61.3°F (16.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in May is appraised at 86.9°F (30.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Prescott?

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

How much does it rain in Prescott in May?

In Prescott, Arkansas, in May, during 12.1 rainfall days, 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Prescott?

April through August, October through December are months without snowfall in Prescott, Arkansas.

What is the average length of the day in May in Prescott?

In May, the average day length in Prescott is 13h and 56min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Prescott?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 7:56 pm. On the last day of the month, in Prescott, Arkansas, sunrise is at 6:03 am and sunset at 8:18 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Prescott?

In Prescott, the average sunshine duration in May is 9.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Prescott?

In Prescott, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Prescott, AR

Average temperature in May - Prescott, AR
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (93.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 61.3°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 (35.2°F).

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Average pressure in May
Prescott, AR

Average pressure in May - Prescott, AR
  • Average pressure in May: 29.96"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Prescott, AR

Average wind speed in May - Prescott, AR
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Prescott, AR

Average humidity in May - Prescott, AR
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, March and December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Prescott, AR

Average rainfall in May - Prescott, AR
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.65"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (1.97").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are September and November (0.87").

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Average rainfall days in May
Prescott, AR

Average rainfall days in May - Prescott, AR
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Prescott, AR

Average snowfall in May - Prescott, AR
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.2").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Prescott, AR

Average snowfall days in May - Prescott, AR
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Prescott, AR

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Prescott, AR
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 56min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 57min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Prescott, AR

Average sunshine days in May - Prescott, AR
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (15.2 days).

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Average UV index in May
Prescott, AR

Average UV index in May - Prescott, AR
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Prescott, AR

Average cloud cover in May - Prescott, AR
  • Average cloud cover in May: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
The months with the least cloud cover are June, July, August and September (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in May
Prescott, AR

Average visibility in May - Prescott, AR
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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