May weather forecast
Indian River Shores, FL

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Indian River Shores, Florida, with temperature in the range of an average high of 82.4°F (28°C) and an average low of 73°F (22.8°C).

Temperature

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

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to be a hot 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. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, pregnancy). 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 particularly important for children. 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

In Indian River Shores, the average relative humidity in May is 75%.

Rainfall

In May, in Indian River Shores, Florida, the rain falls for 11.7 days. Throughout May, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Indian River Shores, Florida, during the entire year, the rain falls for 153.2 days and collects up to 13.15" (334mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Indian River Shores, the average seawater temperature in May is 78.8°F (26°C).
Note: 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 Indian River Shores, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Indian River Shores?

In Indian River Shores, in May, 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. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in May is calculated to be 88.5°F (31.4°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Indian River Shores?

The average relative humidity in May in Indian River Shores, Florida, is 75%.

How much does it rain in Indian River Shores in May?

In Indian River Shores, during May, the rain falls for 11.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Indian River Shores?

In Indian River Shores, the average seawater temperature in May is 78.8°F (26°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.

How many hours of daylight does Indian River Shores have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Indian River Shores, Florida, is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Indian River Shores have in May?

In Indian River Shores, Florida, the average sunshine in May is 10.6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Indian River Shores?

Months with the highest UV index are May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in May in Indian River Shores?

In Indian River Shores, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Indian River Shores, FL

Average temperature in May - Indian River Shores, 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
Indian River Shores, FL

Average pressure in May - Indian River Shores, 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
Indian River Shores, FL

Average wind speed in May - Indian River Shores, 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
Indian River Shores, FL

Average humidity in May - Indian River Shores, 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
Indian River Shores, FL

Average rainfall in May - Indian River Shores, 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
Indian River Shores, FL

Average rainfall days in May - Indian River Shores, 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 sea temperature in May
Indian River Shores, FL

Average sea temperature in May - Indian River Shores, FL
  • Average sea temperature in May: 78.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (84.8°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (72.3°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Indian River Shores, FL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Indian River Shores, 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
Indian River Shores, FL

Average sunshine days in May - Indian River Shores, 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
Indian River Shores, FL

Average UV index in May - Indian River Shores, 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
Indian River Shores, FL

Average cloud cover in May - Indian River Shores, 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
Indian River Shores, FL

Average visibility in May - Indian River Shores, 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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