May weather forecast
Odessa, TX

A striking image of a calm pond and a scenic garden park on its other side, behind the buildings of the city of Odessa in Texas
A striking image of a calm pond and a scenic garden park on its other side, behind the buildings of the city of Odessa in Texas

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a tropical month in Odessa, Texas, with an average temperature fluctuating between 86.5°F (30.3°C) and 63.9°F (17.7°C).

Temperature

In Odessa, Texas, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases from a moderately hot 80.2°F (26.8°C) in April to a tropical 86.5°F (30.3°C). The average low-temperature, is 63.9°F (17.7°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is computed to be a tropical 86°F (30°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. 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. 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

The average relative humidity in May in Odessa is 42%.

Rainfall

In Odessa, in May, it is raining for 9.8 days, with typically 1.61" (41mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Odessa, Texas, during the entire year, the rain falls for 79.5 days and collects up to 11.81" (300mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Odessa, snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13h and 47min.
On the first day of May in Odessa, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 8:29 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 8:49 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.7h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Odessa. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
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 Odessa?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Odessa, Texas, is 86.5°F (30.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 63.9°F (17.7°C). in May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is computed to be 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Odessa?

The average relative humidity in May in Odessa is 42%.

How many days does it rain in May in Odessa?

In May, the rain falls for 9.8 days. Throughout May, 1.61" (41mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Odessa?

April through October are months without snowfall in Odessa, Texas.

What is the average length of the day in May in Odessa?

In Odessa, Texas, the average day length in May is 13h and 47min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Odessa?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 8:29 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 8:49 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Odessa?

The average sunshine duration in May in Odessa is 10.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Odessa?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Odessa?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Odessa, Texas, is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Odessa, TX

Average temperature in May - Odessa, TX
  • Average high temperature in May: 86.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (94.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 63.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (74.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (37.9°F).

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Average pressure in May
Odessa, TX

Average pressure in May - Odessa, TX
  • Average pressure in May: 29.85"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Odessa, TX

Average wind speed in May - Odessa, TX
  • Average wind speed in May: 13.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (10.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Odessa, TX

Average humidity in May - Odessa, TX
  • Average humidity in May: 42%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (53%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (37%).

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Average rainfall in May
Odessa, TX

Average rainfall in May - Odessa, TX
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.61"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (1.81").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.28").

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Average rainfall days in May
Odessa, TX

Average rainfall days in May - Odessa, TX
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (12 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Odessa, TX

Average snowfall in May - Odessa, TX
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The months with the highest snowfall are November and December (1.26").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Odessa, TX

Average snowfall days in May - Odessa, TX
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Odessa, TX

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Odessa, TX
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 47min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 7min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Odessa, TX

Average sunshine days in May - Odessa, TX
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (15.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Odessa, TX

Average UV index in May - Odessa, TX
  • 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 December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Odessa, TX

Average cloud cover in May - Odessa, TX
  • Average cloud cover in May: 18

The month with the most cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 23).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and August (Cloud cover 14).

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Average visibility in May
Odessa, TX

Average visibility in May - Odessa, TX
  • 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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