May weather forecast and climate
Palm Beach Shores, FL

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Palm Beach Shores, Florida, with average temperature ranging between max 81°F (27.2°C) and min 75.7°F (24.3°C).

Temperature

In Palm Beach Shores, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a still moderately hot 81°F (27.2°C). The average low-temperature, in Palm Beach Shores, is 75.7°F (24.3°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at 85.5°F (29.7°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, clothing, 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 particularly important for children. 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 Beach Shores, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Palm Beach Shores, during May, the rain falls for 14.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 193.9 rainfall days, and 22.56" (573mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Palm Beach Shores, the average water temperature is 80.2°F (26.8°C).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Palm Beach Shores, Florida, is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In May, 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 Palm Beach Shores. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Palm Beach Shores?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 81°F (27.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 75.7°F (24.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in May is estimated at 85.5°F (29.7°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Palm Beach Shores?

The average relative humidity in May in Palm Beach Shores is 75%.

How much does it rain in Palm Beach Shores in May?

In Palm Beach Shores, Florida, in May, during 14.8 rainfall days, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in May in Palm Beach Shores?

In Palm Beach Shores, the average seawater temperature in May is 80.2°F (26.8°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 Palm Beach Shores have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Palm Beach Shores, Florida, is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Palm Beach Shores?

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

What is the month with the highest UV index in Palm Beach 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 Palm Beach Shores?

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

Average temperature in May
Palm Beach Shores, FL

Average temperature in May - Palm Beach Shores, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 81°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (86.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (72°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 75.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (81.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (64.2°F).

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Average pressure in May
Palm Beach Shores, FL

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are September and October (29.96").

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Average wind speed in May
Palm Beach Shores, FL

Average wind speed in May - Palm Beach Shores, FL
  • Average wind speed in May: 10.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (11.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Palm Beach Shores, FL

Average humidity in May - Palm Beach Shores, FL
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Palm Beach Shores, FL

Average rainfall in May - Palm Beach Shores, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.13").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.51").

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Average rainfall days in May
Palm Beach Shores, FL

Average rainfall days in May - Palm Beach Shores, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (25 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Palm Beach Shores, FL

Average sea temperature in May - Palm Beach Shores, FL
  • Average sea temperature in May: 80.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (85.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (74.1°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Palm Beach Shores, FL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Palm Beach Shores, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.5h

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

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.1).

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Average sunshine days in May
Palm Beach Shores, FL

Average sunshine days in May - Palm Beach Shores, FL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (18.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (3.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Palm Beach Shores, FL

Average UV index in May - Palm Beach 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 and February (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in May
Palm Beach Shores, FL

Average cloud cover in May - Palm Beach Shores, FL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 28

Months with the most cloud cover are January, November and December (Cloud cover 35).
Months with the least cloud cover are May, July and August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in May
Palm Beach Shores, FL

Average visibility in May - Palm Beach 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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