May weather forecast
Jackson, KY

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Jackson, Kentucky, with an average temperature fluctuating between 76.1°F (24.5°C) and 55°F (12.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises from an enjoyable 66.2°F (19°C) in April to a warm 76.1°F (24.5°C). In May, in Jackson, the average low-temperature is 55°F (12.8°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Jackson, Kentucky, during 18.7 rainfall days, 3.46" (88mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 178 rainfall days, and 35.47" (901mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Jackson, snow does not fall through September.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14h and 13min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 8:23 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:14 am and sunset at 8:48 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.4h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Jackson are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
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 Jackson?

The average relative humidity in May is 77%.

How many days does it rain in May in Jackson?

In May, the rain falls for 18.7 days. Throughout May, 3.46" (88mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Jackson?

May through September are months without snowfall in Jackson, Kentucky.

Does it snow in Jackson in May?

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

How many hours of daylight does Jackson have in May?

In Jackson, Kentucky, the average day length in May is 14h and 13min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Jackson?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:37 am and sunset at 8:23 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:14 am and sunset at 8:48 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Jackson have in May?

In Jackson, Kentucky, the average sunshine duration in May is 9.4h.

When is the highest UV index in Jackson?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Jackson?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Jackson is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Jackson, KY

Average temperature in May - Jackson, KY
  • Average high temperature in May: 76.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 55°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27°F).

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Average pressure in May
Jackson, KY

Average pressure in May - Jackson, KY
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Jackson, KY

Average wind speed in May - Jackson, KY
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.8mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (6.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Jackson, KY

Average humidity in May - Jackson, KY
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are August and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in May
Jackson, KY

Average rainfall in May - Jackson, KY
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (3.9").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in May
Jackson, KY

Average rainfall days in May - Jackson, KY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 18.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11.5 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Jackson, KY

Average snowfall in May - Jackson, KY
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.8").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Jackson, KY

Average snowfall days in May - Jackson, KY
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (11.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Jackson, KY

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Jackson, KY
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 13min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 43min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 37min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 24min

The months with the most sunshine are June and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Jackson, KY

Average sunshine days in May - Jackson, KY
  • Average sunshine days in May: 10.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (15.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9 days).

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Average UV index in May
Jackson, KY

Average UV index in May - Jackson, KY
  • 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, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Jackson, KY

Average cloud cover in May - Jackson, KY
  • Average cloud cover in May: 41

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in May
Jackson, KY

Average visibility in May - Jackson, KY
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

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

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