Average Rainfall for Alabama in May





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during May at cities, towns and parks in Alabama.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most places also have information on the number of days with wet weather. This includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Gulf Coast, South, Central and North Alabama.

Alabama Gulf Coast

Average monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Bay Minette 5.8 148
7 Dauphin Island 4.4 112
7 Fairhope 4.9 125
8 Mobile 5.1 131

South Alabama

May averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Atmore 5.1 131
8 Auburn 3.8 96
8 Demopolis Dam 4.1 105
Dothan 3.6 90
6 Enterprise 3.6 91
7 Eufaula Wildlife Refuge 3.3 83
8 Jackson 4.9 124
8 Montgomery 3.5 90
6 Troy 3.6 90

Central Alabama

Average amount of rain in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Anniston 4.3 108
9 Bankhead Lake Dam 4.7 119
10 Birmingham 5.0 127
9 Gadsden 4.6 118
8 Tuscaloosa 4.1 105

North Alabama

Precipitation totals for May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Bridgeport 5.1 128
Decatur 4.4 113
10 Guntersville 4.5 114
10 Huntsville 5.1 130
11 Muscle Shoals 5.1 130
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

Alabama Precipitation
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