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.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

85 °F May average high 29 °C
66 °F May average low 19 °C
28 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 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius) at Daytona Beach. The city averages 7 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).

Rainy Weather iconRain

3.7 in total precipitation 94 mm
7 days of rain

Half the time, Daytona Beach receives 0.9 to 4.0 inches (23 to 102 mm) of rainfall in May. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.

Sunny Weather iconSun

70 % sunshine
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.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

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 Time1 am4 am7 am10 am1 pm4 pm7 pm10 pm
Humidity % 83 86 84 61 56 60 69 78

Windy Weather iconWind

8.9 mph May wind speed average 14.3 kph

May is a little windier than most other months in Daytona Beach.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

2 days rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more
7 days with thunderstorms in May

The weather data here are long-term averages provided by the US National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Temperature and precipitation are 1991-2020 normals while humidity and thunderstorms are 1961-1990 normals.

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