Santa Rosa Beach
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

A pathway secured by a wooden fence on the perfect white sandy beach of Santa Rosa, Florida, with a clear skyline on the horizon
A pathway secured by a wooden fence on the perfect white sandy beach of Santa Rosa, Florida, with a clear skyline on the horizon
May, the last month of the spring, in Santa Rosa Beach, is a tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 62.6°F (17°C) and 86°F (30°C).

Temperature

In Santa Rosa Beach, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a warm 78.8°F (26°C) in April, to a hot 86°F (30°C). The average low-temperature, in Santa Rosa Beach, is 62.6°F (17°C).

Rainfall

In Santa Rosa Beach, during May, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.3" (84mm) of precipitation. In Santa Rosa Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 111 days and collects up to 58.9" (1497mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In May, the average ocean temperature is 75.2°F (24°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 75.2°F (24°C).

Daylight

In Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are May and June, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

UV index

In Santa Rosa Beach, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 10 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in May in Santa Rosa Beach?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, is 86°F (30°C), while the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Santa Rosa Beach?

In Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, during May, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.3" (84mm) of precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Santa Rosa Beach?

In Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, the average seawater temperature in May is 75.2°F (24°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 75.2°F (24°C).

What is the average length of the day in May in Santa Rosa Beach?

In Santa Rosa Beach, the average length of the day in May is 13.7h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Santa Rosa Beach?

Months with the most sunshine in Santa Rosa Beach are May and June, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Santa Rosa Beach have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, is 10h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Santa Rosa Beach?

In Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 86°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (63°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 63°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (39°F).

Average rainfall in May - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (7.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (3.2").

Average rainfall days in May - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 7 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (5 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average sea temperature in May: 75°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (84°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (64°F).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Santa Rosa Beach, 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 May and June (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in May - Santa Rosa Beach, 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).