May weather forecast
Daytona Beach, FL

The white sandy shores of Daytona Beach in Florida, with a distant view of a funfair and the cityscape
The white sandy shores of Daytona Beach in Florida, with a distant view of a funfair and the cityscape

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Daytona Beach, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 71.1°F (21.7°C) and 82.8°F (28.2°C).

Temperature

In Daytona Beach, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still moderately hot 82.8°F (28.2°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 71.1°F (21.7°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 88.9°F (31.6°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, and pregnancy 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 74%.

Rainfall

In Daytona Beach, it is raining for 15.3 days, with typically 3.27" (83mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Daytona Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 196 days and collects up to 37.91" (963mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Daytona Beach, in May, the average water temperature is 76.8°F (24.9°C).
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 76.8°F (24.9°C).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Daytona Beach?

In May, the average high-temperature is 82.8°F (28.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 71.1°F (21.7°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is estimated at 88.9°F (31.6°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Daytona Beach?

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

How much does it rain in Daytona Beach in May?

In Daytona Beach, in May, during 15.3 rainfall days, 3.27" (83mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in May in Daytona Beach?

In May, the average ocean temperature in Daytona Beach is 76.8°F (24.9°C). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 76.8°F (24.9°C).

What is the average length of the day in May in Daytona Beach?

In Daytona Beach, Florida, the average length of the day in May is 13.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Daytona Beach have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Daytona Beach, Florida, is 10.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Daytona Beach?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in May in Daytona Beach?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Daytona Beach, Florida, is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Daytona Beach, FL

Average temperature in May - Daytona Beach, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 82.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (89.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (66.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 71.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (78.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (54.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Daytona Beach, FL

Average pressure in May - Daytona Beach, FL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.97").

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Average wind speed in May
Daytona Beach, FL

Average wind speed in May - Daytona Beach, FL
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.2mph).

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Average humidity in May
Daytona Beach, FL

Average humidity in May - Daytona Beach, FL
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July, August and September (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Daytona Beach, FL

Average rainfall in May - Daytona Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.27"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.1").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (1.42").

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Average rainfall days in May
Daytona Beach, FL

Average rainfall days in May - Daytona Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (26.1 days).
Months with the least rainy days are February and December (11 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Daytona Beach, FL

Average sea temperature in May - Daytona Beach, FL
  • Average sea temperature in May: 76.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (84.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (67.2°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Daytona Beach, FL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Daytona Beach, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.7h

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

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Average sunshine days in May
Daytona Beach, FL

Average sunshine days in May - Daytona Beach, FL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (2.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Daytona Beach, FL

Average UV index in May - Daytona Beach, FL
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Daytona Beach, FL

Average cloud cover in May - Daytona Beach, FL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 27

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 36).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in May
Daytona Beach, FL

Average visibility in May - Daytona Beach, 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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