May weather forecast and climate
Tallahassee, FL

A beautiful front view of the old and new capitol building in Tallahassee, Florida
A beautiful front view of the old and new capitol building in Tallahassee, Florida
May, the last month of the spring, in Tallahassee, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 85.5°F (29.7°C) and 65.5°F (18.6°C).

Temperature

In Tallahassee, Florida, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from 79.2°F (26.2°C) in April, to a still warm 85.5°F (29.7°C). In Tallahassee, Florida, the average low-temperature is 65.5°F (18.6°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is estimated at a hot 94.6°F (34.8°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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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

With an average relative humidity of 72%, May is the least humid month.

Rainfall

In Tallahassee, Florida, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 2.68" (68mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Tallahassee, during the entire year, the rain falls for 186.6 days and collects up to 37.68" (957mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Tallahassee snow does not fall in March through December.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10.6h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Tallahassee?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 85.5°F (29.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 65.5°F (18.6°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is evaluated at 94.6°F (34.8°C).

What is the least humid month in Tallahassee?

The least humid month in Tallahassee is May, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

What is the average humidity in May in Tallahassee?

The average relative humidity in May is 72%.

How many days does it rain in May in Tallahassee?

In Tallahassee, Florida, in May, during 15 rainfall days, 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Tallahassee?

March through December are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Tallahassee have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Tallahassee is 13.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Tallahassee have in May?

In Tallahassee, the average sunshine in May is 10.6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Tallahassee?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Tallahassee?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Tallahassee is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average high temperature in May: 29.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 18.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (6.3°C).

Average pressure in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.3mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June, August and September (1015.3mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average wind speed in May: 9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.4km/h).

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (72%).

Average rainfall in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average rainfall in May: 68mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (141mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (32mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (27.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.2 days).

Average snowfall days in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.7h

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

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

Average sunshine days in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (2.6 days).

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 40).
Months with the least cloud cover are May and October (Cloud cover 26).

Average visibility in May - Tallahassee, FL
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).