May weather forecast
Ruston, LA

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Ruston, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature ranging between min 63.3°F (17.4°C) and max 84°F (28.9°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises from 75.7°F (24.3°C) in April to a still warm 84°F (28.9°C). In Ruston, the average low-temperature is 63.3°F (17.4°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 91.4°F (33°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, clothing, wind), and activity. 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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 May, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Ruston, during 14.8 rainfall days, 3.58" (91mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Ruston, there are 155.1 rainfall days, and 37.64" (956mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall in Ruston.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in Ruston is 13h and 50min.
On the first day of May in Ruston, Louisiana, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 7:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:04 am and sunset at 8:12 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In Ruston, the average sunshine in May is 9.1h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Ruston is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard 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 and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 temperature in May in Ruston?

In Ruston, in May, the average high-temperature is 84°F (28.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 63.3°F (17.4°C). in May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is appraised at 91.4°F (33°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Ruston?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Ruston?

In Ruston, Louisiana, in May, it is raining for 14.8 days, with typically 3.58" (91mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Ruston?

In Ruston, Louisiana, snow does not fall in March through November.

How many hours of daylight does Ruston have in May?

In May, the average day length is 13h and 50min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Ruston?

On the first day of May in Ruston, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 7:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:04 am and sunset at 8:12 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Ruston have in May?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Ruston?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Ruston is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Ruston, LA

Average temperature in May - Ruston, LA
  • Average high temperature in May: 84°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (93.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (53.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 63.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Ruston, LA

Average pressure in May - Ruston, LA
  • Average pressure in May: 29.96"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Ruston, LA

Average wind speed in May - Ruston, LA
  • Average wind speed in May: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July, August and September (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Ruston, LA

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (82%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August and October (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Ruston, LA

Average rainfall in May - Ruston, LA
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.58"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (4.06").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.89").

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Average rainfall days in May
Ruston, LA

Average rainfall days in May - Ruston, LA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (15.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Ruston, LA

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

The months with the highest snowfall are January and February (0.28").
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Ruston, LA

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

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

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Ruston, LA
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 50min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 16min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Ruston, LA

Average sunshine days in May - Ruston, LA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (13.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Ruston, LA

Average UV index in May - Ruston, 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
Ruston, LA

Average cloud cover in May - Ruston, LA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 53).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
Ruston, LA

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

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

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