May weather forecast and climate
Palm Bay, FL

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Palm Bay, is another warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 81.1°F (27.3°C) and 73°F (22.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still warm 81.1°F (27.3°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 73°F (22.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is computed to be 86°F (30°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. 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. 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 Palm Bay, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Palm Bay, during May, the rain falls for 15.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Palm Bay, there are 197.1 rainfall days, and 35.98" (914mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Palm Bay, the average water temperature is 78.4°F (25.8°C).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Palm Bay, Florida, the average length of the day in May is 13.6h.

Sunshine

In Palm Bay, the average sunshine in May is 10.6h.

UV index

May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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 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 Palm Bay?

In Palm Bay, in May, the average high-temperature is 81.1°F (27.3°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 computed to be 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Palm Bay?

In Palm Bay, the average relative humidity in May is 76%.

How much does it rain in Palm Bay in May?

In Palm Bay, Florida, in May, during 15.4 rainfall days, 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Palm Bay?

In Palm Bay, the average seawater temperature in May is 78.4°F (25.8°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 May in Palm Bay?

The average length of the day in May in Palm Bay, Florida, is 13.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Palm Bay have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Palm Bay, Florida, is 10.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Palm Bay?

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Palm Bay?

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

Average temperature in May
Palm Bay, FL

Average temperature in May - Palm Bay, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (86.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (69.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 73°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (79.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (59.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Palm Bay, FL

Average pressure in May - Palm Bay, FL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.96").

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Average wind speed in May
Palm Bay, FL

Average wind speed in May - Palm Bay, FL
  • Average wind speed in May: 9.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (10.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Palm Bay, FL

Average humidity in May - Palm Bay, FL
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

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
Palm Bay, FL

Average rainfall in May - Palm Bay, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.62"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.85").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.91").

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Average rainfall days in May
Palm Bay, FL

Average rainfall days in May - Palm Bay, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (25.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.9 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Palm Bay, FL

Average sea temperature in May - Palm Bay, FL
  • Average sea temperature in May: 78.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (84.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (71.4°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Palm Bay, FL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Palm Bay, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.6h

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
Palm Bay, FL

Average sunshine days in May - Palm Bay, FL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (3.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Palm Bay, FL

Average UV index in May - Palm Bay, 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
Palm Bay, FL

Average cloud cover in May - Palm Bay, FL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 36).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in May
Palm Bay, FL

Average visibility in May - Palm Bay, 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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