East Tawas
Michigan, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
East Tawas, MI

Ocean temperature

In May, the average ocean temperature in East Tawas, Michigan, is 39.9°F (4.4°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.


In East Tawas, the average length of the day in May is 14.8h.

What is the water temperature in May in East Tawas?

In East Tawas, in May, the average water temperature is 39.9°F (4.4°C). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

How many hours of daylight does East Tawas have in May?

The average length of the day in May in East Tawas is 14.8h.
Average sea temperature in May - East Tawas, MI
  • Average sea temperature in May: 39.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (70.4°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (32.6°F).

Average daylight in May - East Tawas, MI
  • Average daylight in May: 14.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).