May weather forecast
Townsend, TN

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Townsend, is a moderately hot month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 52.9°F (11.6°C) and 74.3°F (23.5°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a comfortable 65.8°F (18.8°C) in April to a warm 74.3°F (23.5°C). In Townsend, in May, the average low-temperature is 52.9°F (11.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May in Townsend is 77%.

Rainfall

In Townsend, it is raining for 19.6 days, with typically 3.15" (80mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Townsend, there are 196.8 rainfall days, and 39.72" (1009mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Townsend, snow does not fall through September.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Townsend is 14h and 4min.
On the first day of May in Townsend, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 8:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:20 am and sunset at 8:44 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Townsend, the average sunshine in May is 10h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Townsend are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Townsend?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Townsend?

In May, in Townsend, Tennessee, the rain falls for 19.6 days. Throughout May, 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Townsend?

May through September are months without snowfall.

Does it snow in Townsend in May?

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

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

In May, the average day length is 14h and 4min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Townsend?

On the first day of May in Townsend, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 8:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:20 am and sunset at 8:44 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Townsend have in May?

In Townsend, the average sunshine duration in May is 10h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Townsend?

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Townsend?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Townsend, Tennessee, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Townsend, TN

Average temperature in May - Townsend, TN
  • Average high temperature in May: 74.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 52.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Townsend, TN

Average pressure in May - Townsend, TN
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Townsend, TN

Average wind speed in May - Townsend, TN
  • Average wind speed in May: 4.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (5.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Townsend, TN

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

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are June, July, August and November (76%).

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Average rainfall in May
Townsend, TN

Average rainfall in May - Townsend, TN
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.15"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.37").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.44").

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Average rainfall days in May
Townsend, TN

Average rainfall days in May - Townsend, TN
  • Average rainfall days in May: 19.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Townsend, TN

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.35").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Townsend, TN

Average snowfall days in May - Townsend, TN
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Townsend, TN

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Townsend, TN
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 32min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 47min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Townsend, TN

Average sunshine days in May - Townsend, TN
  • Average sunshine days in May: 9.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (16.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Townsend, TN

Average UV index in May - Townsend, TN
  • 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
Townsend, TN

Average cloud cover in May - Townsend, TN
  • Average cloud cover in May: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
Townsend, TN

Average visibility in May - Townsend, TN
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

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

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