Weather in Fort Walton Beach, Fort Walton Beach, United States in May

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May is a hot and rainy time for sunbathing in Fort Walton Beach. May is a good month for swimming in Fort Walton Beach with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Fort Walton Beach in the months of May, June, September, November, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Fort Walton Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Fort Walton Beach in May is 28°. The average maximum temperature is 24° in the previous month and 31° in the next month.

The average temperature in Fort Walton Beach in May is 23°. The average temperature ranges is 19° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Fort Walton Beach in May is 18°. The minimum temperature is 14° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

Sunshine in Fort Walton Beach in May

The average day light hours per day in Fort Walton Beach in May are 13.7 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 Fort Walton Beach in May is typically 11.1 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 Fort Walton Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Fort Walton Beach in May is 21.9° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Fort Walton Beach in May

The average total rainfall in Fort Walton Beach in May is 60.7cm and on average there are 12.8 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Fort Walton Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Fort Walton Beach 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 18° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Fort Walton Beach in May is typically 94.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 94% in the previous month and 94.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Fort Walton Beach in May is typically 78.2%. The average relative humidity is 76.4% in the previous month and 78% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Fort Walton Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Fort Walton Beach in May is typically 24kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 24kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Fort Walton Beach in May is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 12kmh in the previous month and 10kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Fort Walton Beach in May is from the South.

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