Orlando Weather in May

May continues with some of the year's sunniest weather for Orlando, Florida. The days are consistently hot and the nights warm.

This page gives detailed information on the typical May temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Orlando. The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Orlando Executive Airport, located near downtown Orlando.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

88 °F May average high 31 °C
69 °F May average low 20 °C
14 days 90 °F max. or more (32 °C)
20 days 70 °F min. or less (21 °C)

The temperature rises nearly every day in May to over 80 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees Celsius) at Orlando. Temperatures above 100 °F (38 °C) are not expected here this month.

The thermometer dips to 60 °F (16 °C) or below on an average of 1 night during the month. May does not normally get as cold as 50 °F (10 °C).

Rainy Weather iconRain

3.7 in total precipitation 93 mm
8 days of rain

Half the time, Orlando receives 2.3 to 4.4 inches (57 to 111 mm) of rainfall in May. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.

Sunny Weather iconSun

73 % sunshine
9 days clear skies

The sun's rays reach the ground in Orlando during 73 percent of daylight hours on average in May, for a total of 307 hours in the month. Typically on 9 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in May at Orlando lasts for 13 hours and 34 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 13 hours and 16 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 13:50 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

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<table class= 71 % May average humidity

The relative humidity in Orlando during May usually peaks at 90 percent in the morning then drops to 49 percent by early afternoon.

Local Time1 am4 am7 am10 am1 pm4 pm7 pm10 pm
Humidity % 86 90 88 61 49 50 63 78

Windy Weather iconWind

8.8 mph May wind speed average 14.2 kph

May is a little windier than most other months in Orlando.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

3 days rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more
8 days with thunderstorms in May
ReferenceUS National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Temperature and precipitation are 1991-2020 normals while humidity and thunderstorms are 1961-1990 normals.ormals.

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