Key West
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Key West, FL

A beach pier in Key West, Florida, with palm trees in the background
A beach pier in Key West, Florida, with palm trees in the background
Sunny May is basked in the brilliant daily sunshine of 11 hours with light rain up to 7 days during the month. Average lows and highs are steady between 75°F (23.9°C) to 85°F (29.4°C), as the days are noticeably warm.
Early morning is the perfect time for a bike or moped ride for people with a zeal to explore Key West in its natural surroundings. Avoid the mid-day sun and take precautions to counter the ultraviolet index of the sun at a dangerous 11. Take advantage of the low crowds on the beach and lower hotel rates during May.

What is the temperature in Mayo in Key West?

In Key West, Florida, in Mayo, the average high-temperature is 84.9°F (29.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 75.7°F (24.3°C). In Mayo, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is evaluated at 93.2°F (34°C).

What is the average humidity in Mayo in Key West?

The average relative humidity in Mayo is 71.8%.

How much does it rain in Key West in Mayo?

In Mayo, the rain falls for 7.2 days. Throughout Mayo, 4.21" (107mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in Mayo in Key West?

In Key West, Florida, the average seawater temperature in Mayo is 80.8°F (27.1°C). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the average length of the day in Mayo in Key West?

The average length of the day in Mayo in Key West is 13.3h.

What month has the most sunshine in Key West?

Mayo has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 11h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in Mayo in Key West?

The average sunshine in Mayo in Key West, Florida, is 11h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Key West?

Months with the highest UV index in Key West, Florida, are Abril through Agosto, with an average maximum UV index of 11.

What is the UV index reading in Mayo in Key West?

In Mayo, the average daily maximum UV index in Key West, Florida, is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Key West, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 85°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (89.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (74.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 75.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (79.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (64.2°F).

Average humidity in May - Key West, FL
  • Average humidity in May: 71.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (70.1%).

Average rainfall in May - Key West, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 4.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (6.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (1.6").

Average rainfall days in May - Key West, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 7.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (16.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (4.5 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Key West, FL
  • Average sea temperature in May: 80.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.9°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (71.2°F).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Key West, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7.6h).

Average UV index in May - Key West, 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 6).