Weather in May
is a month characterized by warmth and the zenith of spring's exuberance. The northern areas, including the vicinity of Seminole, fully embrace spring's warmth. Morning temperatures generally start around 55°F, while daytime highs often approach or even exceed 85°F.
The heart of Texas, the central region, experiences a noticeable increase in warmth with lows hovering around 65°F and daytime temperatures often reaching up to 90°F. Meanwhile, the southeastern parts, influenced by the Gulf of Mexico, continue to experience a maritime warmth with temperatures oscillating between 70°F during cooler periods and highs that can touch 95°F or more on particularly warm days.
May stands out as one of the rainiest months in Texas, particularly in the eastern part of the state. These rains, while ensuring continued greenery, also herald the beginning of the region's severe weather season, with the possibility of thunderstorms and even tornadoes. Yet, these phenomena predominantly impact the eastern region, leaving much of the rest of the state with sporadic spring showers.
Compared to April
, May showcases an escalation in both warmth and rainfall intensity across Texas. As May concludes and Texas gears up for June
, there is a distinct shift towards the early stages of summer, with hotter days on the horizon. While May embodies the conclusion of spring, it simultaneously prepares Texas for the heat and vigor of the approaching summer months.
- Houston - May »
This underlines the typical late spring weather pattern in Houston which melds higher humidity with increased rainfall. On the last day of the month, in Houston sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 8:16 pm CDT.
- San Antonio - May »
The month with the most rainfall in San Antonio is May, when the rain falls for 16.4 days and typically aggregates up to 3.66" of precipitation. The most humid month in San Antonio is May, with an average relative humidity of 73%.
- Dallas - May »
The May weather in Dallas welcomes summer's onset with warmer temperatures, the highest annual rainfall, and an increase in relative humidity. May is the most humid month in Dallas, with an average relative humidity of 72%.
- Austin - May »
The most humid month in Austin is May, with an average relative humidity of 75%. On the last day of the month, in Austin, sunrise is at 6:29 am and sunset at 8:27 pm CDT.
- Fort Worth - May »
With an average relative humidity of 73%, May is the most humid month in Fort Worth, Texas. May signals the arrival of early summer in Fort Worth, bringing noticeably warmer weather and the city's highest rainfall of the year at 2.99".
- El Paso - May »
On the last day of the month, in El Paso sunrise is at 6:01 am and sunset at 8:05 pm MDT. In El Paso, Texas, during May, the rain falls for 2.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.28" of precipitation.
- Arlington - May »
On the first day of May in Arlington, Texas, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 8:09 pm. The most humid month in Arlington is May, with an average relative humidity of 73%.
- Corpus Christi - May »
The most humid month in Corpus Christi is May, with an average relative humidity of 76%. In Corpus Christi, in May, the average water temperature is 77.9°F.
- Plano - May »
With an average relative humidity of 73%, May is the most humid month in Plano. The heat index, also known as 'real feel' or 'apparent temperature', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels.
- Laredo - May »
In Laredo snow does not fall in March through November. In Laredo snow does not fall in March through November.
- Lubbock - May »
Lubbock experiences a minor temperature shift with the start of May, with average high-temperatures moving from 75.9°F in April to a still moderately hot 83.1°F. On the first day of May in Lubbock sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 8:30 pm.
- Garland - May »
The month with the most rainfall in Garland is May, when the rain falls for 13.3 days and typically aggregates up to 2.32" of precipitation. The most humid month in Garland, Texas, is May, with an average relative humidity of 74%.