May weather forecast and climate
Gifford, FL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Gifford, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 73°F (22.8°C) and max 82.4°F (28°C).

Temperature

In Gifford, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still moderately hot 82.4°F (28°C). The average low-temperature, in Gifford, is 73°F (22.8°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 88.5°F (31.4°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity 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', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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 Gifford, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Gifford, Florida, in May, during 11.7 rainfall days, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Gifford, there are 153.2 rainfall days, and 13.15" (334mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Gifford is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In Gifford, the average sunshine is 10.6h.

UV index

May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Gifford. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Gifford?

In May, in Gifford, the average high-temperature is 82.4°F (28°C), and the average low-temperature is 73°F (22.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in May is estimated at 88.5°F (31.4°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Gifford?

In Gifford, the average relative humidity in May is 75%.

How much does it rain in Gifford in May?

In Gifford, in May, during 11.7 rainfall days, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

In May, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Gifford?

The average sunshine in May in Gifford, Florida, is 10.6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Gifford?

May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Gifford, Florida.

What is the UV index reading in May in Gifford?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Gifford, FL

Average temperature in May - Gifford, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 82.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (87.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (70.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 73°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (78.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (59.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Gifford, FL

Average pressure in May - Gifford, FL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.96").

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Average wind speed in May
Gifford, FL

Average wind speed in May - Gifford, FL
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.8mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and November (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Gifford, FL

Average humidity in May - Gifford, FL
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, July and August (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Gifford, FL

Average rainfall in May - Gifford, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.48").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.39").

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Average rainfall days in May
Gifford, FL

Average rainfall days in May - Gifford, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (20.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.7 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Gifford, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Gifford, FL

Average sunshine days in May - Gifford, FL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (5.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Gifford, FL

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in May
Gifford, FL

Average cloud cover in May - Gifford, FL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 27

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 36).
Months with the least cloud cover are May and August (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in May
Gifford, FL

Average visibility in May - Gifford, 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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