Daytona Beach Weather in May
May brings sunny, hot weather to Daytona Beach, Florida. Even though the days heat up, most nights do cool down to a comfortable temperature.
This page gives detailed information on the typical May temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Daytona Beach.
The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Daytona Beach International Airport, located just a few miles from the city center and Atlantic Ocean.
|85 °F||May average high||29 °C|
|65 °F||May average low||19 °C|
In most years, Daytona Beach averages a daily maximum temperature for May that's between 82 and 87 degrees Fahrenheit (28 to 31 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 63 and 68 °F (17 to 20 °C).
The days at Daytona Beach continue to warm quickly during May. By the end of the month, the day's average temperature has climbed around 5 °F (3 °C) above what it was at the start.
|26 days||80 °F max. or more (27 °C)|
|5 days||60 °F min. or less (16 °C)|
The temperature typically rises every day in May to over 70 °F (21 °C) at Daytona Beach. The city averages 5 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 90s °F (over 32 °C). Temperatures above 100 °F (38 °C) are not expected here now.
Once every few years May gets as cold as 50 °F (10 °C). But it does not normally go down to 40 °F (4 °C).
|3.1 in||total precipitation||80 mm|
|7 days||of rain|
Half the time, Daytona Beach receives 1 to 4 inches (24 to 96 mm) of rainfall in May. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|10 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Daytona Beach during 70 percent of daylight hours on average in May, for a total of 295 hours in the month. Typically on 10 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in May at Daytona Beach lasts for 13 hours and 37 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 13 hours and 18 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 13:53 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|72 %||May average humidity|
The relative humidity in Daytona Beach during May usually peaks at 86 percent in the morning then drops to 56 percent by early afternoon.
|Local Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm|
|8.9 mph||May wind speed average||14.3 kph|
May is a little windier than most other months in Daytona Beach.
|2 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|7 days||with thunderstorms in May|
These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals.