May weather forecast
Bradenton, FL

Beautiful clear water and white sand of the busy Coquina Beach in Brandenton, Florida
Beautiful clear water and white sand of the busy Coquina Beach in Brandenton, Florida

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Bradenton, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 72.7°F (22.6°C) and 84.2°F (29°C).

Temperature

In Bradenton, Florida, the average high-temperature in May is essentially the same as in April - a still warm 84.2°F (29°C). In May, in Bradenton, Florida, the average low-temperature is 72.7°F (22.6°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is computed to be a tropical 91.6°F (33.1°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, pregnancy, 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

March through May, with an average relative humidity of 72%, are the least humid months.

Rainfall

In Bradenton, during May, the rain falls for 15.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 183.1 rainfall days, and 34.92" (887mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Bradenton, the average seawater temperature in May is 78.4°F (25.8°C).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Bradenton, the average length of the day in May is 13h and 31min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 8:03 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 8:20 pm EDT.

Sunshine

With an average of 11.1h of sunshine, May has the most sunshine of the year in Bradenton.

UV index

May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Bradenton?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Bradenton, is 84.2°F (29°C), while the average low-temperature is 72.7°F (22.6°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is computed to be 91.6°F (33.1°C).

What is the least humid month in Bradenton?

March through May, with an average relative humidity of 72%, are the least humid months in Bradenton.

What is the average humidity in May in Bradenton?

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

How much does it rain in Bradenton in May?

In May, in Bradenton, Florida, the rain falls for 15.1 days. Throughout May, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in May in Bradenton?

In Bradenton, Florida, in May, the average water temperature is 78.4°F (25.8°C). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Bradenton have in May?

In Bradenton, Florida, the average day length in May is 13h and 31min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Bradenton?

On the first day of May in Bradenton, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 8:03 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 8:20 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine in Bradenton?

The month with the most sunshine is May, with an average of 11.1h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Bradenton?

The average sunshine duration in May is 11.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Bradenton?

The months with the highest UV index in Bradenton, Florida, are May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in May in Bradenton?

In Bradenton, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Bradenton, FL

Average temperature in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 84.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (88.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (68.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 72.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (79.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (56.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Bradenton, FL

Average pressure in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average pressure in May: 30"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Bradenton, FL

Average wind speed in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average wind speed in May: 8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.4mph).

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Average humidity in May
Bradenton, FL

Average humidity in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March, April and May (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Bradenton, FL

Average rainfall in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.56"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.42").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and November (1.06").

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Average rainfall days in May
Bradenton, FL

Average rainfall days in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (26.8 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January, February and November (8.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Bradenton, FL

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

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (64.1°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Bradenton, FL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 31min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 51min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 26min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h and 6min

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

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Average sunshine days in May
Bradenton, FL

Average sunshine days in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (21.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (2.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Bradenton, FL

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

The 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
Bradenton, FL

Average cloud cover in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 22

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 22).

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Average visibility in May
Bradenton, FL

Average visibility in May - Bradenton, FL
  • 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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