Average Weather during May in Fort Lauderdale (Florida), United States of America

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Fort Lauderdale in May is 22.5°C (72.5°F). The amount of rain in May is high with an average of 136mm (5.4in). The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 30.2°C (86.36°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Fort Lauderdale with 301 hours of sun.


So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Fort Lauderdale should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 26.0°C (78.8°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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Monthly Averages

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 72 °F
Max Temperature 86 °F
Water Temperature 78 °F
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 5 in
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 301

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What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in .

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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