May weather forecast and climate
Fort Lauderdale, FL

A broad aerial view of the outstanding Fort Lauderdale in Florida, with a perfect skyline far out
A broad aerial view of the outstanding Fort Lauderdale in Florida, with a perfect skyline far out

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is 85.5°F (29.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.7°F (21.5°C).

Rainfall

In Fort Lauderdale, during May, the rain falls for 10.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 6" (153mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 144.5 rainfall days, and 59.9" (1521mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Fort Lauderdale, the average water temperature is 80.8°F (27.1°C). 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

In Fort Lauderdale, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are April, May and July, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are April through August, with an average UV index of 11.

What is the temperature in May in Fort Lauderdale?

In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in May, the average high-temperature is 85.5°F (29.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.7°F (21.5°C).

How much does it rain in Fort Lauderdale in May?

In Fort Lauderdale, in May, during 10.3 rainfall days, 6" (153mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Fort Lauderdale?

In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the average seawater temperature in May is 80.8°F (27.1°C). 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.

What is the average length of the day in May in Fort Lauderdale?

In May, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Fort Lauderdale?

April, May and July, with an average of 10h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Fort Lauderdale.

How many hours of sunshine does Fort Lauderdale have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 10h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Fort Lauderdale?

April through August, with an average UV index of 11, are months with the highest UV index in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

How high is the UV index in May in Fort Lauderdale?

The average UV index in May in Fort Lauderdale is 11.
Average temperature in May - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 85.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (90.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (75.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 70.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (75.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (57.1°F).

Average rainfall in May - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (8.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (2.4").

Average rainfall days in May - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (18.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (7.3 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average sea temperature in May: 80.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.3°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (74.2°F).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h

Months with most sunshine are April, May and July (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in May - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average UV index in May: 11

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 5).

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