Average Sunshine in Florida for May

Number of Sunny Days

In the table below, the average number of Sunny Days for a city in Florida 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
Partly Sunny
Total Days
With Sun
Apalachicola 13 10 23
Daytona Beach 10 11 21
Fort Myers 10 15 25
Jacksonville 9 12 21
Key West 10 13 23
Miami 6 15 21
Orlando 9 14 23
Pensacola 9 11 20
Tallahassee 9 13 22
Tampa 11 13 24
West Palm Beach 8 14 22

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
Apalachicola 77
Jacksonville 70
Key West 82
Miami 72
Pensacola 67
West Palm Beach 75

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

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