May weather forecast
Memphis, TN

The intense city network of Memphis, Tennessee
The intense city network of Memphis, Tennessee

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Memphis, is a warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 62.8°F (17.1°C) and an average high of 78.8°F (26°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a pleasant 70.3°F (21.3°C) in April to a warm 78.8°F (26°C). In Memphis, in May, the average low-temperature is 62.8°F (17.1°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 12.3 days. Throughout May, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Memphis, there are 116.7 rainfall days, and 12.4" (315mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Memphis, Tennessee, is 14h and 2min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 7:45 pm. On the last day of May, in Memphis, sunrise is at 5:47 am and sunset at 8:08 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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 temperature in May in Memphis?

In May, in Memphis, the average high-temperature is 78.8°F (26°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.8°F (17.1°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Memphis?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Memphis?

In Memphis, Tennessee, in May, it is raining for 12.3 days, with typically 1.18" (30mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Memphis?

April through October are months without snowfall in Memphis, Tennessee.

How many hours of daylight does Memphis have in May?

In May, the average day length in Memphis, Tennessee, is 14h and 2min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Memphis?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 7:45 pm. On the last day of the month, in Memphis, sunrise is at 5:47 am and sunset at 8:08 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Memphis have in May?

In Memphis, Tennessee, the average sunshine duration in May is 9.7h.

How high is the UV index in May in Memphis?

In Memphis, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index 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
Memphis, TN

Average temperature in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average high temperature in May: 78.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (46.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34°F).

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Average pressure in May
Memphis, TN

Average pressure in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average pressure in May: 29.97"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
Memphis, TN

Average wind speed in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (9.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.4mph).

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Average humidity in May
Memphis, TN

Average humidity in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are March and December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (68%).

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Average rainfall in May
Memphis, TN

Average rainfall in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.18"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (1.42").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.43").

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Average rainfall days in May
Memphis, TN

Average rainfall days in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.3 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (6.5 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Memphis, TN

Average snowfall in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.16").
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
Memphis, TN

Average snowfall days in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.4 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
Memphis, TN

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 50min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Memphis, TN

Average sunshine days in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (14.9 days).

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Average UV index in May
Memphis, TN

Average UV index in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Memphis, TN

Average cloud cover in May - Memphis, TN
  • Average cloud cover in May: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in May
Memphis, TN

Average visibility in May - Memphis, TN
  • 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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