Weather in Orange County, United States in May

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May is a warm and very dry time for sunbathing in Orange County. May is a good month for swimming in Orange County with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Orange County in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Orange County in May

The average maximum temperature in Orange County in May is 22°. The average maximum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average temperature in Orange County in May is 18°. The average temperature ranges is 17° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Orange County in May is 14°. The minimum temperature is 12° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

Sunshine in Orange County in May

The average day light hours per day in Orange County in May are 13.9 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 Orange County in May is typically 10.9 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 Orange County in May

The average sea water temperature in Orange County in May is 22.1° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Orange County in May

The average total rainfall in Orange County in May is 3.5cm and on average there are 2.1 rainy days in May making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Orange County in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Orange County in May is 13° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 11° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Orange County in May is typically 80.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 81.1% in the previous month and 82.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Orange County in May is typically 65.8%. The average relative humidity is 64.2% in the previous month and 69.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Orange County in May

The average maximum wind speed in Orange County in May is typically 23kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 22kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Orange County in May is typically 10kmh. The average wind speed is 9kmh in the previous month and 9kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Orange County in May is from the South-Southwest.

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