May weather forecast and climate
Tarpon Springs, FL

Numerous boats docked on the shores of Tarpon Springs in Florida and the dramatic colorful sky above
Numerous boats docked on the shores of Tarpon Springs in Florida and the dramatic colorful sky above

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Tarpon Springs, Florida, with average temperature fluctuating between 72.9°F (22.7°C) and 82.9°F (28.3°C).

Temperature

In Tarpon Springs, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still moderately hot 82.9°F (28.3°C). In Tarpon Springs, the average low-temperature is 72.9°F (22.7°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to be a tropical 88.9°F (31.6°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. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased 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. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. 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. 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

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

Rainfall

In Tarpon Springs, in May, it is raining for 9.2 days, with typically 0.59" (15mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Tarpon Springs, Florida, there are 120.5 rainfall days, and 9.45" (240mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In May, the average ocean temperature in Tarpon Springs, Florida, is 78.4°F (25.8°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 is 13.6h.

Sunshine

May has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 11.3h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Tarpon Springs?

In Tarpon Springs, in May, the average high-temperature is 82.9°F (28.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 72.9°F (22.7°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in May is calculated to be 88.9°F (31.6°C).

What is the least humid month in Tarpon Springs?

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

What is the average humidity in May in Tarpon Springs?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Tarpon Springs?

In Tarpon Springs, during May, the rain falls for 9.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Tarpon Springs?

In Tarpon Springs, Florida, the average seawater temperature in May is 78.4°F (25.8°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 Tarpon Springs have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Tarpon Springs, Florida, is 13.6h.

What month has the most sunshine in Tarpon Springs?

The month with the most sunshine in Tarpon Springs, Florida, is May, with an average of 11.3h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Tarpon Springs?

In May, the average sunshine in Tarpon Springs, Florida, is 11.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Tarpon Springs?

Months with the highest UV index in Tarpon Springs are May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in May in Tarpon Springs?

In Tarpon Springs, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average temperature in May - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 82.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (66°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 72.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (80.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (54.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average pressure in May - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.96").

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Average wind speed in May
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average wind speed in May - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.1mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, March and April (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average humidity in May - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average rainfall in May - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.59"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.77").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in May
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average rainfall days in May - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (5.5 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average sea temperature in May - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average sea temperature in May: 78.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (61.1°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.3h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average sunshine days in May - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average UV index in May - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in May
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average cloud cover in May - Tarpon Springs, FL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 20

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 20).

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Average visibility in May
Tarpon Springs, FL

Average visibility in May - Tarpon Springs, 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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