May weather forecast
Tallahassee, FL

The old and new capitol building in Tallahassee, Florida
The old and new capitol building in Tallahassee, Florida

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Tallahassee, Florida, with an average temperature varying between 65.5°F (18.6°C) and 85.5°F (29.7°C).

Temperature

In Tallahassee, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises from 79.2°F (26.2°C) in April to a still moderately hot 85.5°F (29.7°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 65.5°F (18.6°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is computed to be a hot 94.6°F (34.8°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, pregnancy, clothing). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the 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

With an average relative humidity of 72%, May is the least humid month in Tallahassee.

Rainfall

In Tallahassee, during May, the rain falls for 15 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation. In Tallahassee, during the entire year, the rain falls for 186.6 days and collects up to 37.68" (957mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Tallahassee, snow does not fall in March through December.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13h and 42min.
On the first day of May in Tallahassee, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 8:15 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 8:34 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10.6h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Tallahassee are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from 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 against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Tallahassee?

In Tallahassee, Florida, in May, the average high-temperature is 85.5°F (29.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 65.5°F (18.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in May is computed to be 94.6°F (34.8°C).

What is the least humid month in Tallahassee?

The least humid month in Tallahassee is May, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

What is the average humidity in May in Tallahassee?

In May, the average relative humidity in Tallahassee is 72%.

How much does it rain in Tallahassee in May?

In May, in Tallahassee, the rain falls for 15 days. Throughout May, 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Tallahassee?

March through December are months without snowfall in Tallahassee, Florida.

How many hours of daylight does Tallahassee have in May?

In May, the average day length in Tallahassee, Florida, is 13h and 42min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Tallahassee?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 8:15 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 8:34 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Tallahassee have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May is 10.6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Tallahassee?

The months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Tallahassee?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Tallahassee is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average rainfall days
Average snowfall days
Average sunshine days
Average UV index
Average cloud cover
Average visibility

Average temperature in May
Tallahassee, FL

Average temperature in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 85.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (90.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (60.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 65.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (74.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (43.3°F).

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Average pressure in May
Tallahassee, FL

Average pressure in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June, August and September (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Tallahassee, FL

Average wind speed in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (6.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.6mph).

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Average humidity in May
Tallahassee, FL

Average humidity in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Tallahassee, FL

Average rainfall in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.68"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (5.55").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.26").

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Average rainfall days in May
Tallahassee, FL

Average rainfall days in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (27.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.2 days).

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Average snowfall days in May
Tallahassee, FL

Average snowfall days in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Tallahassee, FL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 42min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 5min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 13min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Tallahassee, FL

Average sunshine days in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (2.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Tallahassee, FL

Average UV index in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Tallahassee, FL

Average cloud cover in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 40).
The months with the least cloud cover are May and October (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in May
Tallahassee, FL

Average visibility in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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