Average Rainfall for Alabama in May





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

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

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 5.9 149
6 Coden 5.7 145
7 Dauphin Island 5.0 127
8 Fairhope 4.9 125
8 Mobile 5.4 137

South Alabama

May averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Atmore 5.1 129
9 Auburn 4.0 100
8 Demopolis Dam 3.7 93
8 Dothan 2.9 74
6 Enterprise 3.1 77
8 Jackson 4.0 100
8 Montgomery 3.9 99
7 Troy 3.5 90

Central Alabama

Average amount of rain in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Alexander City 4.5 113
10 Anniston 4.4 110
8 Bankhead Lake Dam 4.4 111
10 Birmingham 4.9 125
8 Gadsden 4.8 122
9 Jasper 5.3 135
9 Talladega 4.7 118
8 Tuscaloosa 3.8 96

North Alabama

Precipitation totals for May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Cullman 5.5 140
11 Decatur 4.2 105
10 Guntersville 4.6 116
10 Huntsville 4.7 119
11 Muscle Shoals 4.6 116
9 Scottsboro 4.6 116
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Alabama Precipitation
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