Panama City
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Panama City, FL

A magnificent grandeur of the skyscrapers of Panama City in Florida, at dusk with speedy car lights on the freeways, a calm, blue waterfront
A magnificent grandeur of the skyscrapers of Panama City in Florida, at dusk with speedy car lights on the freeways, a calm, blue waterfront
The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Panama City, Florida, with average temperature fluctuating between 65.5°F (18.6°C) and 84.4°F (29.1°C).

Temperature

In Panama City, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from 77.5°F (25.3°C) in April, to a still warm 84.4°F (29.1°C). In Panama City, the average low-temperature is 65.5°F (18.6°C).

Rainfall

May is the month with the least rainfall in Panama City. Rain falls for 7 days and accumulates 3.1" (78.2mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Panama City, the average seawater temperature is 76.6°F (24.8°C). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 76.6°F (24.8°C) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 82.4°F (28°C).)

Daylight

In Panama City, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in Panama City are April through June, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

UV index

In Panama City, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 10 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Panama City?

In May, in Panama City, Florida, the average high-temperature is 84.4°F (29.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 65.5°F (18.6°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Panama City?

In May, in Panama City, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout May, 3.1" (78.2mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Panama City?

The month with the least rainfall in Panama City is May when the rain falls for 7 days and typically collects 3.1" (78.2mm) of precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Panama City?

In Panama City, in May, the average water temperature is 76.6°F (24.8°C). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 76.6°F (24.8°C).

What is the average length of the day in May in Panama City?

The average length of the day in May in Panama City is 13.7h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Panama City?

April through June, with an average of 10h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Panama City.

How long on average sun shines in May in Panama City?

The average sunshine in May in Panama City, Florida, is 10h.

How high is the UV index in May in Panama City?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Panama City, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 84.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (63.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 65.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (75.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (42.1°F).

Average rainfall in May - Panama City, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (7.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (3.1").

Average rainfall days in May - Panama City, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 7 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (15 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (5 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Panama City, FL
  • Average sea temperature in May: 76.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (62.9°F).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Panama City, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h

Months with most sunshine are April, May and June (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in May - Panama City, FL
  • Average UV index in May: 10

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).