May weather forecast
Natchitoches, LA

Night neon light rays fall on the ancient building that holds the Minor Basilica in Natchitoches, Louisiana
Night neon light rays fall on the ancient building that holds the Minor Basilica in Natchitoches, Louisiana

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Natchitoches, Louisiana, with an average temperature varying between 84.7°F (29.3°C) and 64°F (17.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a moderately hot 77°F (25°C) in April to a still warm 84.7°F (29.3°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 64°F (17.8°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 93.9°F (34.4°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, wind, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the 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 Natchitoches, the average relative humidity in May is 75%.

Rainfall

In Natchitoches, during May, the rain falls for 12.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.72" (69mm) of precipitation. In Natchitoches, during the entire year, the rain falls for 142.7 days and collects up to 23.9" (607mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Natchitoches, snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

In Natchitoches, the average length of the day in May is 13h and 47min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 7:52 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:07 am and sunset at 8:12 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Natchitoches is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Natchitoches?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Natchitoches, is 84.7°F (29.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 64°F (17.8°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 93.9°F (34.4°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Natchitoches?

In May, the average relative humidity in Natchitoches, Louisiana, is 75%.

How much does it rain in Natchitoches in May?

In Natchitoches, during May, the rain falls for 12.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.72" (69mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Natchitoches?

April through November are months without snowfall in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

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

In Natchitoches, the average day length in May is 13h and 47min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Natchitoches?

On the first day of May in Natchitoches, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 7:52 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:07 am and sunset at 8:12 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Natchitoches?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Natchitoches?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Natchitoches is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Natchitoches, LA

Average temperature in May - Natchitoches, LA
  • Average high temperature in May: 84.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (94.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 64°F

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (39.6°F).

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Average pressure in May
Natchitoches, LA

Average pressure in May - Natchitoches, LA
  • 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
Natchitoches, LA

Average wind speed in May - Natchitoches, LA
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.9mph).

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Average humidity in May
Natchitoches, LA

Average humidity in May - Natchitoches, LA
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (83%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are August and October (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Natchitoches, LA

Average rainfall in May - Natchitoches, LA
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.72"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in May
Natchitoches, LA

Average rainfall days in May - Natchitoches, LA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.5 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Natchitoches, LA

Average snowfall in May - Natchitoches, LA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

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

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Average snowfall days in May
Natchitoches, LA

Average snowfall days in May - Natchitoches, LA
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Natchitoches, LA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Natchitoches, LA
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 47min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 7min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Natchitoches, LA

Average sunshine days in May - Natchitoches, LA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (12.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Natchitoches, LA

Average UV index in May - Natchitoches, LA
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Natchitoches, LA

Average cloud cover in May - Natchitoches, LA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
Natchitoches, LA

Average visibility in May - Natchitoches, LA
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

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

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