May weather forecast and climate
Destin, FL

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

Temperature

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

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to 85.5°F (29.7°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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. 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

The average relative humidity in Destin is 73%.

Rainfall

May is the month with the least rainfall in Destin. 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, 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 Destin, Florida, the average length of the day in May is 13.7h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Destin are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in May in Destin?

In Destin, in May, the average high-temperature is 81.1°F (27.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.3°F (21.3°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is estimated at 85.5°F (29.7°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Destin?

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

How much does it rain in Destin in May?

In Destin, Florida, during May, the rain falls for 10.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.57" (40mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Destin?

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

When it does not snow in Destin?

In Destin snow does not fall in February through December.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Destin?

In May, the average ocean temperature in Destin, Florida, 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 length of the day in May in Destin is 13.7h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Destin?

The average sunshine in May is 11.1h.

What is the month 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 in Destin, Florida.

What is the UV index reading in May in Destin?

In Destin, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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

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

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).

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%).

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").

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).

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

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

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).
Months with the least snowfall days are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Destin, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5.5).

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).

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

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

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

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).

Average visibility in May - Destin, 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).