Weather in Ft Lauderdale Beach, Fort Lauderdale, United States in May

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Visiting Ft Lauderdale Beach, Fort Lauderdale, United States in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 62% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 13.3cm (5.2inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Ft Lauderdale Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (79°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Ft Lauderdale Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Ft Lauderdale Beach in the months of January, February, March, April, for the best beach weather.

May brings hot and sunny weather to Ft Lauderdale Beach, with clear skies and warm sea temperatures. Swimming and sunbathing are very popular, and water sports like snorkeling, diving, and surfing continue to thrive. The consistent winds also make this an excellent month for windsurfing and kitesurfing. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Ft Lauderdale Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 62% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 13.3cm (5.2inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

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Can you swim in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Ft Lauderdale Beach with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (79°F).

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Is May a good time to holiday in Ft Lauderdale Beach?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Ft Lauderdale Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 62% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 13.3cm (5.2inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Ft Lauderdale Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (79°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Ft Lauderdale Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is Ft Lauderdale Beach warm in May?

Yes, Ft Lauderdale Beach is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May is 30°C (86°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (83°) in the previous month and 32°C (89°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Ft Lauderdale Beach in May?

The average day light hours per day in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May are 13.4. The sunshine percentage is 62% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May

May sees a moderate number of visitors at Ft Lauderdale Beach, as the weather continues to warm up. The beach may be busier during Memorial Day weekend, which marks the unofficial start of the summer season.

Temperature in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May is 30°C (86°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (83°F) in the previous month and 32°C (89°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May is 23°C (74°F). The minimum temperature is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May

During May the average day light hours are 13.4 per day in Ft Lauderdale Beach. The sunshine percentage is 62% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May is typically 12 during May. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May is 26.1°C (79.0°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May

The average total rainfall in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May is 13.3cm (5.2inches) and on average there are 11.9 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May is 21°C (71°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 19°C (67°F) in the previous month and 24°C (24°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May is typically 82.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 81.3% in the previous month and 86.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May is typically 68.4%. The average relative humidity is 65.9% in the previous month and 73.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May is typically 31KM/H (19MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 30KM/H (19MPH) in the previous month and 30KM/H (19MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 17KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Ft Lauderdale Beach in May is from the East-Southeast.

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