May weather forecast and climate
Tallahassee, FL

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

Temperature

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

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to a tropical 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 'real feel', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like pregnancy, metabolic differences, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

May is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

Rainfall

In Tallahassee, Florida, 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 Tallahassee, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 10.6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary 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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Tallahassee?

In May, in Tallahassee, Florida, 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. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in May is estimated at 94.6°F (34.8°C).

What is the least humid month in Tallahassee?

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

What is the average humidity in May in Tallahassee?

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

How much does it rain in Tallahassee in May?

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

When it does not snow in Tallahassee?

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

How many hours of daylight does Tallahassee have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Tallahassee have in May?

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

When is the highest UV index in Tallahassee?

Months with the highest UV index in Tallahassee, Florida, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index 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 health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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

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

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).

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%).

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").

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).

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

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

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

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

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

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).

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

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).

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).
Months with the least cloud cover are May and October (Cloud cover 26).

Average visibility in May - Tallahassee, 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).