Daytona Beach
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Daytona Beach, FL

The white sandy shores of the Daytona Beach in Florida, with a distant view of a funfair and the cityscape
The white sandy shores of the Daytona Beach in Florida, with a distant view of a funfair and the cityscape
May, the last month of the spring, in Daytona Beach, is another warm month, with average temperature ranging between max 84.7°F (29.3°C) and min 65.5°F (18.6°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a moderately hot 79.2°F (26.2°C) in April, to a still warm 84.7°F (29.3°C). In Daytona Beach, in May, the average low-temperature is 65.5°F (18.6°C).

Rainfall

In Daytona Beach, during 9 rainfall days, 3.1" (79.5mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Daytona Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 119 days and collects up to 49.9" (1267.4mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Daytona Beach, the average seawater temperature is 76.8°F (24.9°C).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 76.8°F (24.9°C) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 77°F (25°C) to 82.4°F (28°C).)

Daylight

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

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are March through August, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Daytona Beach is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 10 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Daytona Beach?

In May, in Daytona Beach, Florida, the average high-temperature is 84.7°F (29.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 65.5°F (18.6°C).

How much does it rain in Daytona Beach in May?

In Daytona Beach, Florida, in May, during 9 rainfall days, 3.1" (79.5mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in May in Daytona Beach?

In Daytona Beach, Florida, in May, the average water temperature is 76.8°F (24.9°C). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 76.8°F (24.9°C) water may be enjoyable.

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

The average length of the day in May is 13.6h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Daytona Beach?

Months with the most sunshine in Daytona Beach, Florida, are March through August, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

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

In Daytona Beach, Florida, the average sunshine in May is 9h.

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

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Daytona Beach, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 84.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (68.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 65.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (73.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (47.3°F).

Average rainfall in May - Daytona Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (2.2").

Average rainfall days in May - Daytona Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (5 days).

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).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

Months with most sunshine are March, April, May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in May - Daytona Beach, FL
  • Average UV index in May: 10

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).