May weather forecast and climate
Bradenton, FL

Beautiful clear water and white sand of the busy Coquina Beach in Brandenton, Florida
Beautiful clear water and white sand of the busy Coquina Beach in Brandenton, Florida

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Bradenton, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 72.7°F (22.6°C) and 84.2°F (29°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still moderately hot 84.2°F (29°C). The average low-temperature,, is 72.7°F (22.6°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to be a hot 91.6°F (33.1°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With 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', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, wind, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index 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.

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity in Bradenton are March through May, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

Rainfall

In Bradenton, in May, during 15.1 rainfall days, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Bradenton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 183.1 days and collects up to 34.92" (887mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Bradenton, Florida,, the average water temperature 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

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

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine in Bradenton is May, with an average of 11.1h of sunshine.

UV index

May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Bradenton?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Bradenton, Florida, is 84.2°F (29°C), while the average low-temperature is 72.7°F (22.6°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is calculated to be 91.6°F (33.1°C).

What are the least humid months in Bradenton?

March through May, with an average relative humidity of 72%, are the least humid months in Bradenton, Florida.

What is the average humidity in May in Bradenton?

In May, the average relative humidity is 72%.

How much does it rain in Bradenton in May?

In Bradenton, in May, during 15.1 rainfall days, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in May in Bradenton?

In May, the average ocean temperature is 78.4°F (25.8°C). 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.

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

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

What month has the most sunshine in Bradenton?

With an average of 11.1h of sunshine, May has the most sunshine of the year in Bradenton.

How long on average sun shines in May in Bradenton?

The average sunshine in May in Bradenton is 11.1h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Bradenton?

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Bradenton?

In Bradenton, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Bradenton, FL

Average temperature in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 84.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (88.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (68.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 72.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (79.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (56.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Bradenton, FL

Average pressure in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average pressure in May: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.95").

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Average wind speed in May
Bradenton, FL

Average wind speed in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average wind speed in May: 8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.4mph).

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Average humidity in May
Bradenton, FL

Average humidity in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are March, April and May (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Bradenton, FL

Average rainfall in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.56"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.42").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and November (1.06").

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Average rainfall days in May
Bradenton, FL

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (26.8 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January, February and November (8.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Bradenton, FL

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).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Bradenton, FL

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.1h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Bradenton, FL

Average sunshine days in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (21.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (2.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Bradenton, FL

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in May
Bradenton, FL

Average cloud cover in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 22

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 22).

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Average visibility in May
Bradenton, FL

Average visibility in May - Bradenton, 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).

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