Orlando weather in May (Florida, United States of America)

What can you expect from the weather in Orlando during May? This guide provides all the details you need.

In May, Orlando generally has very high temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 31°C. But by evening, they drop to around 20°C.

While these temperatures are typical, some days might be even hotter. Always be prepared for the unexpected spikes in warmth. Dressing in lightweight and breathable outfits will help you stay cool. Don't forget to stay hydrated and wear sun protection to handle the heat better.

Orlando in May usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 114 mm for the month. Typically around 11 days of rainfall is expected.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm January, February, March, April, October, November and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, August tends to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Orlando climate page with graphs.

 

Orlando, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 20°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 31°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 37%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 114 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 11 days  
HumidityHumidity 70%  

Where to go in the United States of America in May

Find out more about the weather in the United States of America in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Orlando in May?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

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

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

Interested in more climate information?

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