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Visiting Texas, United States in May

May is one of the best months to visit Texas for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

May has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (85°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 9.9cm (3.9inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (78°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Texas with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Texas in one of the other best months of June, August, October, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Texas in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Texas.

May has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (85°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 9.9cm (3.9inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Texas in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Texas with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (78°F).

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Is May a good time to holiday in Texas?

Yes, May is a great time for a holiday in Texas.

May has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (85°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 9.9cm (3.9inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (78°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Texas with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is Texas warm in May?

Yes, Texas is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Texas in May is 29°C (85°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (80°) in the previous month and 32°C (90°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Texas in May is 26°C (78°F). The average temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Texas in May?

The average day light hours per day in Texas in May are 13.5. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Texas in May

The average maximum temperature in Texas in May is 29°C (85°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 32°C (90°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Texas in May is 26°C (78°F). The average temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Texas in May is 23°C (73°F). The minimum temperature is 20°C (67°F) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Texas in May

During May the average day light hours are 13.5 per day in Texas. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Texas 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 Texas in May

The average sea water temperature in Texas in May is 25.5°C (77.9°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Texas in May

The average total rainfall in Texas in May is 9.9cm (3.9inches) and on average there are 6.8 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Texas in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Texas in May is 22°C (72°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 (68°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Texas in May is typically 90.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.1% in the previous month and 89.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Texas in May is typically 77.5%. The average relative humidity is 76.6% in the previous month and 76.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Texas in May

The average maximum wind speed in Texas in May is typically 35KM/H (22MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 37KM/H (23MPH) in the previous month and 33KM/H (20MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Texas in May is typically 22KM/H (13MPH). The average wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Texas in May is from the South East.

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