Weather in Palm Beach County, United States in May

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Visiting Palm Beach County, 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 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.9hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 16.7cm (6.6inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 12.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Palm Beach County. Sea temperatures are a very warm 25°C (78°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Palm Beach County with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Palm Beach County in the months of January, March, April, November, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Palm Beach County in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Palm Beach County.

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 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.9hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 16.7cm (6.6inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 12.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

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Can you swim in Palm Beach County in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Palm Beach County with very warm sea temperatures 25°C (78°F).

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Is May a good time to holiday in Palm Beach County?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Palm Beach County.

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 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.9hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 16.7cm (6.6inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 12.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Palm Beach County. Sea temperatures are a very warm 25°C (78°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Palm Beach County with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is Palm Beach County warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Palm Beach County 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 Palm Beach County in May is 26°C (79°F). The average temperature is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Palm Beach County in May?

The average day light hours per day in Palm Beach County in May are 13.5. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.9hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in Palm Beach County in May

The average maximum temperature in Palm Beach County 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 Palm Beach County in May is 26°C (79°F). The average temperature is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Palm Beach County in May is 22°C (72°F). The minimum temperature is 20°C (67°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Palm Beach County in May

During May the average day light hours are 13.5 per day in Palm Beach County. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.9hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Palm Beach County in May is typically 11.9 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 Palm Beach County in May

The average sea water temperature in Palm Beach County in May is 25.4°C (77.7°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Palm Beach County in May

The average total rainfall in Palm Beach County in May is 16.7cm (6.6inches) and on average there are 12.9 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Palm Beach County in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Palm Beach County in May is 21°C (70°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 (66°F) in the previous month and 24°C (24°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Palm Beach County in May is typically 85.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 83.4% in the previous month and 89.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Palm Beach County in May is typically 69.4%. The average relative humidity is 66.2% in the previous month and 74.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Palm Beach County in May

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

The average wind speed in Palm Beach County 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 Palm Beach County in May is from the East-Southeast.

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