Bradenton
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Bradenton, FL

A perfect summer shot of the busy Coquina Beach in Brandenton, Florida, with beautiful clear water and white sand, and trees on the shore
A perfect summer shot of the busy Coquina Beach in Brandenton, Florida, with beautiful clear water and white sand, and trees on the shore
May, the last month of the spring, in Bradenton, is a tropical month, with average temperature varying between 87.1°F (30.6°C) and 67.8°F (19.9°C).
The perfect water temperature of 78.4°F (25.8°C) with 2.5" (63.5mm) of accumulated rainfall and only 5.6 rainfall days, makes May a great period for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Bradenton, Florida, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a moderately hot 81.3°F (27.4°C) in April, to a hot 87.1°F (30.6°C). In Bradenton, the average low-temperature is 67.8°F (19.9°C).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 5.6 days. Throughout May, 2.5" (63.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Bradenton, there are 107.5 rainfall days, and 56.2" (1427mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Bradenton, the average seawater temperature in May is 78.4°F (25.8°C).
Note: Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

April and May, with an average of 10h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Bradenton.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 11 in May transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in May in Bradenton?

In May, the average high-temperature is 87.1°F (30.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 67.8°F (19.9°C).

How much does it rain in Bradenton in May?

In Bradenton, Florida, during May, the rain falls for 5.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.5" (63.5mm) of precipitation.

How warm is the water in May in Bradenton?

In Bradenton, Florida, the average seawater temperature in May is 78.4°F (25.8°C). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

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

The average length of the day in May in Bradenton is 13.5h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Bradenton?

April and May, with an average of 10h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Bradenton, Florida.

How long on average sun shines in May in Bradenton?

In May, the average sunshine is 10h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Bradenton?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 11, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Bradenton?

In Bradenton, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 87.1°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (90.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (71.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 67.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (75.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (51.8°F).

Average rainfall in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (9.8").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are April and November (2.2").

Average rainfall days in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 5.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (5 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average sea temperature in May: 78.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (64.1°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h

Months with most sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average UV index in May: 11

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 5).