May weather forecast and climate
Benbow, FL

May, the last month of the spring, in Benbow, is a tropical month, with average temperature varying between 86.4°F (30.2°C) and 70.7°F (21.5°C).

Temperature

In Benbow, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a hot 86.4°F (30.2°C). The average low-temperature, is 70.7°F (21.5°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at a sweltering 97.9°F (36.6°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, wind, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 99.5°F (37.5°C) to 100.9°F (38.3°C), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In Benbow, Florida, during May, the rain falls for 15.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.97" (50mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 166.9 rainfall days, and 16.06" (408mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Benbow is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In Benbow, the average sunshine is 10.6h.

UV index

May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in May in Benbow?

In Benbow, in May, the average high-temperature is 86.4°F (30.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.7°F (21.5°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in May is calculated to 97.9°F (36.6°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Benbow?

In Benbow, the average relative humidity in May is 74%.

How much does it rain in Benbow in May?

In Benbow, Florida, in May, it is raining for 15.1 days, with typically 1.97" (50mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in May in Benbow?

In May, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Benbow have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Benbow, Florida, is 10.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Benbow?

Months with the highest UV index in Benbow, Florida, are May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Benbow?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Benbow, Florida, is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Benbow, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 86.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (89.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (72.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 70.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (76.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (56.1°F).

Average pressure in May - Benbow, FL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.95").

Average wind speed in May - Benbow, FL
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (7.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.7mph).

Average humidity in May - Benbow, FL
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (70%).

Average rainfall in May - Benbow, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.97"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.43").

Average rainfall days in May - Benbow, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (22.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.8 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Benbow, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.2h).

Average sunshine days in May - Benbow, FL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (4.3 days).

Average UV index in May - Benbow, FL
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 5).

Average cloud cover in May - Benbow, FL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 29

Months with the most cloud cover are January, November and December (Cloud cover 34).
Months with the least cloud cover are March, April and May (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in May - Benbow, FL
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).