May weather forecast
Waycross, GA

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Waycross, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 65.1°F (18.4°C) and an average high of 84.2°F (29°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from 78.4°F (25.8°C) in April to a still moderately hot 84.2°F (29°C). In May, in Waycross, the average low-temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is evaluated at a hot 91.6°F (33.1°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like metabolic differences, wind, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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. 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 Waycross, the average relative humidity in May is 72%.

Rainfall

In Waycross, during 12.3 rainfall days, 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Waycross, there are 139 rainfall days, and 15.12" (384mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

March through December are months without snowfall in Waycross, Georgia.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13h and 45min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 8:08 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 8:28 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Waycross, the average sunshine in May is 10.3h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Waycross?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 84.2°F (29°C), while the average low-temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in May is evaluated at 91.6°F (33.1°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Waycross?

In Waycross, the average relative humidity in May is 72%.

How much does it rain in Waycross in May?

In Waycross, Georgia, during May, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Waycross?

In Waycross, snow does not fall in March through December.

How many hours of daylight does Waycross have in May?

The average day length in May in Waycross, Georgia, is 13h and 45min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Waycross?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 8:08 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 8:28 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Waycross have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May in Waycross, Georgia, is 10.3h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Waycross?

The months with the highest UV index in Waycross are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in May in Waycross?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Waycross is 7. A UV Index reading 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
Waycross, GA

Average temperature in May - Waycross, GA
  • Average high temperature in May: 84.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (59.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 65.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (74.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (42.4°F).

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Average pressure in May
Waycross, GA

Average pressure in May - Waycross, GA
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June, August and September (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Waycross, GA

Average wind speed in May - Waycross, GA
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Waycross, GA

Average humidity in May - Waycross, GA
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Waycross, GA

Average rainfall in May - Waycross, GA
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.26"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.4").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in May
Waycross, GA

Average rainfall days in May - Waycross, GA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.2 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Waycross, GA

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

The months with the highest snowfall are January and February (0.1").
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Waycross, GA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Waycross, GA
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 45min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 9min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 10min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Waycross, GA

Average sunshine days in May - Waycross, GA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (7.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Waycross, GA

Average UV index in May - Waycross, GA
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Waycross, GA

Average cloud cover in May - Waycross, GA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
Waycross, GA

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

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

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