May weather forecast
Destin, FL

A beautiful beach city of Destin, Florida
A beautiful beach city of Destin, Florida

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Destin, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 81.1°F (27.3°C) and an average low of 70.3°F (21.3°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a moderately hot 74.3°F (23.5°C) in April to a still warm 81.1°F (27.3°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 70.3°F (21.3°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is appraised at 85.5°F (29.7°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise 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 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, metabolic differences), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the 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

In Destin, the average relative humidity in May is 73%.

Rainfall

May is the month with the least rainfall in Destin, Florida. Rain falls for 10.8 days and accumulates 1.57" (40mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Destin, snow does not fall in February through December.

Ocean temperature

In Destin, Florida, in May, the average water temperature is 76.6°F (24.8°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 76.6°F (24.8°C).

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13h and 42min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:02 am and sunset at 7:23 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 5:44 am and sunset at 7:42 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 11.1h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Destin are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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 Destin?

In May, in Destin, Florida, the average high-temperature is 81.1°F (27.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.3°F (21.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in May is appraised at 85.5°F (29.7°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Destin?

In May, the average relative humidity is 73%.

What is the driest month in Destin?

May is the month with the least rainfall in Destin, Florida. Rain falls for 10.8 days and accumulates 1.57" (40mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in Destin?

In May, in Destin, Florida, the rain falls for 10.8 days. Throughout May, 1.57" (40mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Destin?

February through December are months without snowfall.

What is the water temperature in May in Destin?

In May, the average ocean temperature in Destin is 76.6°F (24.8°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 76.6°F (24.8°C).

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

The average day length in May in Destin, Florida, is 13h and 42min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Destin?

On the first day of May in Destin, sunrise is at 6:02 am and sunset at 7:23 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:44 am and sunset at 7:42 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Destin?

The average sunshine duration in May in Destin, Florida, is 11.1h.

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

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 Destin?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Destin is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Destin, FL

Average temperature in May - Destin, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.1°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (59.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 70.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (79.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (48°F).

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Average pressure in May
Destin, FL

Average pressure in May - Destin, FL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is August (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Destin, FL

Average wind speed in May - Destin, FL
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Destin, FL

Average humidity in May - Destin, FL
  • Average humidity in May: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (68%).

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Average rainfall in May
Destin, FL

Average rainfall in May - Destin, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.57"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (5.55").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (1.57").

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Average rainfall days in May
Destin, FL

Average rainfall days in May - Destin, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (24.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.5 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Destin, FL

Average snowfall in May - Destin, FL
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.04").
The months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Destin, FL

Average snowfall days in May - Destin, FL
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Destin, FL

Average sea temperature in May - Destin, FL
  • Average sea temperature in May: 76.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (62.2°F).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Destin, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 42min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 5min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 13min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 12min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Destin, FL

Average sunshine days in May - Destin, FL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 18.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (4.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Destin, FL

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

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in May
Destin, FL

Average cloud cover in May - Destin, FL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 23

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 22).

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Average visibility in May
Destin, FL

Average visibility in May - Destin, FL
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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