May weather forecast
Edisto Beach, SC

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Edisto Beach, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature ranging between max 81.1°F (27.3°C) and min 66.7°F (19.3°C).

Temperature

In Edisto Beach, South Carolina, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises from 74.3°F (23.5°C) in April to a still moderately hot 81.1°F (27.3°C). In Edisto Beach, the average low-temperature is 66.7°F (19.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is evaluated at 85.8°F (29.9°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences). 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 Edisto Beach is 75%.

Rainfall

In Edisto Beach, it is raining for 11.4 days, with typically 0.83" (21mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 118.7 rainfall days, and 10.63" (270mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Edisto Beach, snow does not fall in February through November.

Daylight

In Edisto Beach, the average length of the day in May is 13h and 50min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 8:02 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 8:23 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10.5h.

UV index

May through August, 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 risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Edisto Beach?

In May, in Edisto Beach, South Carolina, the average high-temperature is 81.1°F (27.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 66.7°F (19.3°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is evaluated at 85.8°F (29.9°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Edisto Beach?

In Edisto Beach, South Carolina, the average relative humidity in May is 75%.

How many days does it rain in May in Edisto Beach?

In Edisto Beach, in May, it is raining for 11.4 days, with typically 0.83" (21mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Edisto Beach?

In Edisto Beach, snow does not fall in February through November.

How many hours of daylight does Edisto Beach have in May?

The average day length in May is 13h and 50min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Edisto Beach?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 8:02 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 8:23 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Edisto Beach have in May?

In Edisto Beach, the average sunshine duration in May is 10.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Edisto Beach?

The months with the highest UV index in Edisto Beach, South Carolina, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in May in Edisto Beach?

In Edisto Beach, South Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Edisto Beach, SC

Average temperature in May - Edisto Beach, SC
  • Average high temperature in May: 81.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (57.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 66.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (76.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (43.2°F).

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Average pressure in May
Edisto Beach, SC

Average pressure in May - Edisto Beach, SC
  • Average pressure in May: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Edisto Beach, SC

Average wind speed in May - Edisto Beach, SC
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Edisto Beach, SC

Average humidity in May - Edisto Beach, SC
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and March (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Edisto Beach, SC

Average rainfall in May - Edisto Beach, SC
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.31").

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Average rainfall days in May
Edisto Beach, SC

Average rainfall days in May - Edisto Beach, SC
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (5.7 days).

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Average snowfall days in May
Edisto Beach, SC

Average snowfall days in May - Edisto Beach, SC
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

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

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Edisto Beach, SC

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Edisto Beach, SC
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 50min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 15min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Edisto Beach, SC

Average sunshine days in May - Edisto Beach, SC
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (9.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Edisto Beach, SC

Average UV index in May - Edisto Beach, SC
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The 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).

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Average cloud cover in May
Edisto Beach, SC

Average cloud cover in May - Edisto Beach, SC
  • Average cloud cover in May: 28

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 39).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in May
Edisto Beach, SC

Average visibility in May - Edisto Beach, SC
  • 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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