Weather in South Beach, Miami Beach, United States in May

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Visiting South Beach, Miami Beach, United States in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 62% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 17.5cm (6.9inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 12.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in South Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (82°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in South Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting South Beach in the months of January, February, November, December, for the best beach weather.

May is a great month for beach activities in South Beach, with warm and sunny days perfect for sunbathing and swimming. Water sports like snorkeling, diving, surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing are popular due to the favorable water temperature and conditions. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in South Beach in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in South Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 62% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 17.5cm (6.9inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 12.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

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Can you swim in South Beach in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in South Beach with very warm sea temperatures 28°C (82°F).

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Is May a good time to holiday in South Beach?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in South Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 62% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 17.5cm (6.9inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 12.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in South Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (82°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in South Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is South Beach warm in May?

Yes, South Beach is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in South Beach in May is 31°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°) in the previous month and 32°C (90°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in South Beach in May is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is South Beach in May?

The average day light hours per day in South Beach in May are 13.4. The sunshine percentage is 62% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in South Beach in May

May sees a decrease in crowds as the peak season comes to an end. The beach is still relatively busy, with events like the Miami Fashion Week and Memorial Day Weekend drawing visitors, but overall the beach is less crowded than in the previous months.

Temperature in South Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in South Beach in May is 31°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°F) in the previous month and 32°C (90°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in South Beach in May is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in South Beach in May is 23°C (73°F). The minimum temperature is 21°C (69°F) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in South Beach in May

During May the average day light hours are 13.4 per day in South Beach. The sunshine percentage is 62% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in South Beach in May is typically 12 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 South Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in South Beach in May is 27.6°C (81.7°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in South Beach in May

The average total rainfall in South Beach in May is 17.5cm (6.9inches) and on average there are 12.2 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in South Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in South Beach in May is 21°C (71°F) 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 20°C (67°F) in the previous month and 24°C (24°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in South Beach in May is typically 83%. The maximum relative humidity is 82.3% in the previous month and 87.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in South Beach in May is typically 67.7%. The average relative humidity is 65.9% in the previous month and 72.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in South Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in South Beach in May is typically 29KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 30KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in South Beach in May is typically 14KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

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

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