Average Sunshine in Texas for May





Number of Sunny Days

In the table below, the average number of Sunny Days for a city in Texas is the total days this month when the sky is mostly clear. This includes the days when cloud covers up to 30% of the sky during daylight hours.

Partly Sunny Days have cloud covering from 40% to 70% of the sky during the daytime.

Total Days With Sun is a sum of the Sunny plus Partly Sunny days. The rest of the days are mainly overcast, with at least 80% cloud cover. All the numbers are annual averages, made from years of weather watching.

Days of sunshine in May
City Sunny
Days
Partly Sunny
Days
Total Days
With Sun
Abilene 10 10 20
Amarillo 11 10 21
Austin City 6 11 17
Brownsville 6 14 20
Corpus Christi 5 12 17
Dallas-Fort Worth 8 10 18
Del Rio 6 9 15
El Paso 19 8 27
Houston 6 11 17
Lubbock 11 11 22
Midland-Odessa 13 10 23
Port Arthur 7 12 19
San Angelo 11 10 21
San Antonio 6 11 17
Victoria 5 11 16
Waco 8 10 18
Wichita Falls 11 9 20

Amount of Sun

Here's another way to look at how much sunshine a city gets. The % Sun number measures the percentage of time between sunrise and sunset that sunshine reaches the ground. Again, these amounts are monthly averages based on many years of weather observations.

Percent sunshine for May
City % Sun
Abilene 70
Amarillo 71
Austin City 56
Austin-Bergstrom Airport 56
Brownsville 63
Corpus Christi 59
Dallas-Fort Worth 57
El Paso 90
Galveston 67
Houston 62
Lubbock 71
Midland-Odessa 78
Port Arthur 64
San Antonio 56
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

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