Destin
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Destin, FL

An aerial view of the beautiful beach city of Destin, Florida, with a vast sea out front and a perfect skyline
An aerial view of the beautiful beach city of Destin, Florida, with a vast sea out front and a perfect skyline
The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Destin, Florida, with average temperature varying between 68°F (20°C) and 82°F (27.8°C).

Temperature

In Destin, Florida, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a warm 73.9°F (23.3°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 82°F (27.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Destin, is 68°F (20°C).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is May when 3.3" (84.1mm) of precipitation is typically aggregated.

Ocean temperature

In Destin, the average seawater temperature is 76.6°F (24.8°C).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 76.6°F (24.8°C) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 82.4°F (28°C).)

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 13.7h.

What is the temperature in May in Destin?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Destin, is 82°F (27.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 68°F (20°C).

How much does it rain in Destin in May?

In Destin, in May, 3.3" (84.1mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Destin?

The month with the least rainfall in Destin is May when 3.3" (84.1mm) of precipitation is typically aggregated.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Destin?

In Destin, the average seawater temperature in May is 76.6°F (24.8°C). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 76.6°F (24.8°C).

How many hours of daylight does Destin have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Destin is 13.7h.
Average temperature in May - Destin, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 27.8°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (31.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 20°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.2°C).

Average rainfall in May - Destin, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 84.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (201.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (84.1mm).

Average sea temperature in May - Destin, FL
  • Average sea temperature in May: 24.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (30.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (16.8°C).

Average daylight in May - Destin, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).