May weather forecast
Ocean Springs, MS

A footbridge on the Gulf coast beach in Ocean Springs, Mississippi
A footbridge on the Gulf coast beach in Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Ocean Springs, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 82.8°F (28.2°C) and 69.4°F (20.8°C).

Temperature

In Ocean Springs, Mississippi, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises from a warm 76.5°F (24.7°C) in April to a still moderately hot 82.8°F (28.2°C). In Ocean Springs, the average low-temperature is 69.4°F (20.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is estimated at a hot 89.6°F (32°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With 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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, clothing, metabolic differences), 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 Ocean Springs is 74%.

Rainfall

In Ocean Springs, Mississippi, during 13.8 rainfall days, 2.44" (62mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Ocean Springs, there are 179.4 rainfall days, and 40.71" (1034mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Ocean Springs, snow does not fall in February through December.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Ocean Springs is 13h and 42min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:11 am and sunset at 7:33 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:53 am and sunset at 7:52 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.7h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Ocean Springs are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Ocean Springs?

In May, the average high-temperature is 82.8°F (28.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.4°F (20.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in May is estimated at 89.6°F (32°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Ocean Springs?

In May, the average relative humidity is 74%.

How many days does it rain in May in Ocean Springs?

In Ocean Springs, in May, it is raining for 13.8 days, with typically 2.44" (62mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Ocean Springs?

In Ocean Springs, snow does not fall in February through December.

How many hours of daylight does Ocean Springs have in May?

In Ocean Springs, Mississippi, the average day length in May is 13h and 42min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Ocean Springs?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:11 am and sunset at 7:33 pm. On the last day of the month, in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, sunrise is at 5:53 am and sunset at 7:52 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Ocean Springs have in May?

In Ocean Springs, the average sunshine duration in May is 10.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Ocean Springs?

The months with the highest UV index in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in May in Ocean Springs?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Ocean Springs is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Ocean Springs, MS

Average temperature in May - Ocean Springs, MS
  • Average high temperature in May: 82.8°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (89.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (59.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 69.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (77.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (46°F).

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Average pressure in May
Ocean Springs, MS

Average pressure in May - Ocean Springs, MS
  • Average pressure in May: 30"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Ocean Springs, MS

Average wind speed in May - Ocean Springs, MS
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.9mph).

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Average humidity in May
Ocean Springs, MS

Average humidity in May - Ocean Springs, MS
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Ocean Springs, MS

Average rainfall in May - Ocean Springs, MS
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.44"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in May
Ocean Springs, MS

Average rainfall days in May - Ocean Springs, MS
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (24.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Ocean Springs, MS

Average snowfall in May - Ocean Springs, MS
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.35").
The months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Ocean Springs, MS

Average snowfall days in May - Ocean Springs, MS
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Ocean Springs, MS

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Ocean Springs, MS
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 42min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 5min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 13min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Ocean Springs, MS

Average sunshine days in May - Ocean Springs, MS
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.8 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are July and August (5.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Ocean Springs, MS

Average UV index in May - Ocean Springs, MS
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in May
Ocean Springs, MS

Average cloud cover in May - Ocean Springs, MS
  • Average cloud cover in May: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 23).

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Average visibility in May
Ocean Springs, MS

Average visibility in May - Ocean Springs, MS
  • 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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