Weather in Sarasota County, United States in May

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May is a hot and rainy time for sunbathing in Sarasota County. May is an excellent month for swimming in Sarasota County with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Sarasota County in the months of May, October, November, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Sarasota County in May

The average maximum temperature in Sarasota County in May is 30°. The average maximum temperature is 27° in the previous month and 32° in the next month.

The average temperature in Sarasota County in May is 25°. The average temperature ranges is 22° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Sarasota County in May is 20°. The minimum temperature is 17° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

Sunshine in Sarasota County in May

The average day light hours per day in Sarasota County in May are 13.5 and there are 10.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Sarasota County in May is typically 11.7 during May. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Sarasota County in May

The average sea water temperature in Sarasota County in May is 27° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Sarasota County in May

The average total rainfall in Sarasota County in May is 61.9cm and on average there are 6 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Sarasota County in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Sarasota County in May is 21° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 18° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Sarasota County in May is typically 89.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.3% in the previous month and 90.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Sarasota County in May is typically 70.3%. The average relative humidity is 70.2% in the previous month and 74.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Sarasota County in May

The average maximum wind speed in Sarasota County in May is typically 29kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 29kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Sarasota County in May is typically 13kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Sarasota County in May is from the East-Northeast.

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