Weather in Florida, United States in May

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

Temperature in Florida in May

The average maximum temperature in Florida in May is 30°. The average maximum temperature is 28° in the previous month and 32° in the next month.

The average temperature in Florida in May is 26°. The average temperature ranges is 23° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Florida in May is 22°. The minimum temperature is 19° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

Sunshine in Florida in May

The average day light hours per day in Florida in May are 13.5 and there are 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Florida in May is typically 11.8 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 Florida in May

The average sea water temperature in Florida in May is 26.5° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Florida in May

The average total rainfall in Florida in May is 109.3cm and on average there are 10.4 rainy days in May making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Florida in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Florida in May is 21° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 19° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Florida in May is typically 86.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.8% in the previous month and 89.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Florida in May is typically 70.2%. The average relative humidity is 68.8% in the previous month and 73.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Florida in May

The average maximum wind speed in Florida in May is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 28kmh in the previous month and 28kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Florida in May is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Florida in May is from the East-Southeast.

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