May weather forecast
Gainesville, GA

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Gainesville, Georgia, with an average temperature varying between 58.3°F (14.6°C) and 78.4°F (25.8°C).

Temperature

In Gainesville, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises from an agreeable 70.7°F (21.5°C) in April to a moderately hot 78.4°F (25.8°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 58.3°F (14.6°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Gainesville, in May, during 18.4 rainfall days, 4.02" (102mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Gainesville, during the entire year, the rain falls for 181.4 days and collects up to 41.93" (1065mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Gainesville, snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

In Gainesville, the average length of the day in May is 13h and 58min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:45 am and sunset at 8:19 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 8:41 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.7h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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 average humidity in May in Gainesville?

In Gainesville, Georgia, the average relative humidity in May is 76%.

How many days does it rain in May in Gainesville?

In Gainesville, during May, the rain falls for 18.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.02" (102mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Gainesville?

In Gainesville, snow does not fall in April through October.

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

The average day length in May is 13h and 58min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Gainesville?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:45 am and sunset at 8:19 pm. On the last day of the month, in Gainesville, Georgia, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 8:41 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Gainesville?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Gainesville, Georgia, is 9.7h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in May in Gainesville?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Gainesville is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Gainesville, GA

Average temperature in May - Gainesville, GA
  • Average high temperature in May: 78.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 58.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.4°F).

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Average pressure in May
Gainesville, GA

Average pressure in May - Gainesville, GA
  • Average pressure in May: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Gainesville, GA

Average wind speed in May - Gainesville, GA
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in May
Gainesville, GA

Average humidity in May - Gainesville, GA
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August, October and November (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Gainesville, GA

Average rainfall in May - Gainesville, GA
  • Average rainfall in May: 4.02"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.25").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.36").

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Average rainfall days in May
Gainesville, GA

Average rainfall days in May - Gainesville, GA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 18.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (10.1 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Gainesville, GA

Average snowfall in May - Gainesville, GA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (1.54").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Gainesville, GA

Average snowfall days in May - Gainesville, GA
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.7 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
Gainesville, GA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Gainesville, GA
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 25min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Gainesville, GA

Average sunshine days in May - Gainesville, GA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 10.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Gainesville, GA

Average UV index in May - Gainesville, GA
  • 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 and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Gainesville, GA

Average cloud cover in May - Gainesville, GA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 34

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in May
Gainesville, GA

Average visibility in May - Gainesville, GA
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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