May weather forecast and climate
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
May, the last month of the spring, in Bradenton, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 84.2°F (29°C) and 72.7°F (22.6°C).

Temperature

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

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 91.6°F (33.1°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the 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 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', '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 subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind). 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 particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In May, in Bradenton, the rain falls for 15.1 days. Throughout May, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Bradenton, Florida, during the entire year, the rain falls for 183.1 days and collects up to 34.92" (887mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In May, the average ocean temperature 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

The average length of the day in Bradenton is 13.5h.

Sunshine

May has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 11.1h 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 reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Bradenton?

In Bradenton, Florida, in May, the average high-temperature is 84.2°F (29°C), and the average low-temperature is 72.7°F (22.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in May is evaluated at 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?

The average relative humidity in May in Bradenton, Florida, is 72%.

How much does it rain in Bradenton in May?

In Bradenton, Florida, in May, it is raining for 15.1 days, with typically 2.56" (65mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in May in Bradenton?

In Bradenton, 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 Bradenton have in May?

In Bradenton, the average length of the day in May is 13.5h.

What month has the most sunshine in Bradenton?

May has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 11.1h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Bradenton have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 11.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Bradenton?

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 intensity in May in Bradenton?

In Bradenton, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 29°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (31.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (20.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 22.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (26.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.4°C).

Average pressure in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average pressure in May: 1016mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1020.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (1014.3mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average wind speed in May: 12.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (14.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (10.3km/h).

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

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

Average rainfall in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 65mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (163mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and November (27mm).

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).
Months with the least rainy days are January, February and November (8.3 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average sea temperature in May: 25.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (30.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (17.8°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.5h

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: 11.1h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

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).

Average UV index in May - Bradenton, 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).

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

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).

Average visibility in May - Bradenton, FL
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).