Cape Canaveral
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Cape Canaveral, FL

May, the last month of the spring, in Cape Canaveral, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 80.4°F (26.9°C) and an average low of 73.8°F (23.2°C).

Temperature

In Cape Canaveral, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still warm 80.4°F (26.9°C). The average low-temperature, in Cape Canaveral, is 73.8°F (23.2°C).

Humidity

In Cape Canaveral, Florida, the average relative humidity in May is 76%.

Rainfall

In Cape Canaveral, during 16 rainfall days, 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Cape Canaveral, during the entire year, the rain falls for 204.7 days and collects up to 36.57" (929mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Cape Canaveral, Florida, the average seawater 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

The average length of the day in Cape Canaveral, Florida, is 13.6h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Cape Canaveral is 10.6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Cape Canaveral are May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Cape Canaveral?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 80.4°F (26.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 73.8°F (23.2°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Cape Canaveral?

The average relative humidity in May in Cape Canaveral is 76%.

How much does it rain in Cape Canaveral in May?

In Cape Canaveral, Florida, during May, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in May in Cape Canaveral?

In Cape Canaveral, the average seawater temperature in May is 78.4°F (25.8°C). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Cape Canaveral have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Cape Canaveral is 13.6h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Cape Canaveral?

In Cape Canaveral, the average sunshine in May is 10.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Cape Canaveral?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Cape Canaveral?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 80.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (86°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (68.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 73.8°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 (59.4°F).

Average humidity in May - Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, July and August (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (72%).

Average rainfall in May - Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (1.22").

Average rainfall days in May - Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (25.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (10.3 days).

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

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (84.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (71.4°F).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.6h

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: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in May - Cape Canaveral, 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).