flag Orlando, Average Weather May

  • Day Temperature
    28°C
    81°F
  • High Temperature
    31°C
    88°F
  • Low Temperature
    18°C
    64°F
  • Night Temperature
    24°C
    74°F
  • Sea Temperature
    26°C
    79°F
  • Temperature
    25°C
    77°F
  • Rainfall

    84 mm
  • Rainfall Days

    11 days
  • Sunshine Hours

    10 hours

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May daily averages for Orlando

  • 1st
    24 75
  • 2nd
    23 73
  • 3rd
    24 75
  • 4th
    23 73
  • 5th
    23 73
  • 6th
    22 72
  • 7th
    22 72
  • 8th
    23 73
  • 9th
    24 75
  • 10th
    25 77
  • 11th
    26 79
  • 12th
    25 77
  • 13th
    25 77
  • 14th
    24 75
  • 15th
    24 75
  • 16th
    24 75
  • 17th
    25 77
  • 18th
    25 77
  • 19th
    25 77
  • 20th
    25 77
  • 21st
    25 77
  • 22nd
    26 79
  • 23rd
    26 79
  • 24th
    26 79
  • 25th
    26 79
  • 26th
    25 77
  • 27th
    26 79
  • 28th
    26 79
  • 29th
    26 79
  • 30th
    26 79
  • 31st
    26 79

What's The Weather Like in Orlando in May?

Orlando's weather in May is warm and humid so you only need to pack light clothes. Even though the weather is fantastic, it's still officially off-season, so you should still get decent prices for hotels and flights.

How Hot Is Orlando In  May?

The average maximum daytime temperature in the month of May in Orlando, Florida, is 31°C, while the average minimum temperature is still a pleasant 18°C,

Sunshine Hours In Orlando

There are a glorious ten hours of daily sunshine in Orlando so you'll have plenty of time to explore the famous theme parks, attractions and beaches.

How Much Does It Rain In Orlando In Florida?

The average amount of rainfall expected for this month goes up to 84 mm which is usually spread over about eleven days.

The rainy season generally starts in May, although this is not always the case. When it does, it usually begins towards the end of the month, nearer to June

How Humid Is Orlando In May?

The humidity is gradually rising through May, and you are likely to sweat if you are not used to the heat. Keep hydrated, particularly necessary if you are spending time queuing tor rides at at Disney World and Universal.

Orlando Hotels in May

Whether you're on a budget or you've got a bit more cash to splash, there are plenty of hotels in Orlando to choose from.

Rosen Inn

If you're heading to Islands of Adventure, there's the reasonably priced Rosen Inn on International Drive. The hotel is situated in lush grounds with an outdoor pool and has a dining room where kids eat free.

Westgate Lakes Resort and Spa

For those who are planning on getting active with some SUP or cycling and want a relaxing hotel to come back to, there's Westgate Lakes Resort and Spa, just off International Drive. The world-class Serenity Spa is decorated in a Grecian style and has a range of treatments and salon services. Soft candlelight, soothing music and an aroma of green tea completes the experience. There's also a kids' club to keep young guests entertained.

Bars and Restaurants

Orlando has a great range of dining options and nightlife so there'll be something to suit you.

Graffiti Junktion

If you're a fan of Hard Rock Café you'll love Graffiti Junktion, an American burger bar in Oviedo. Listen to some rock and admire the colourful graffiti and artwork as you sink your teeth into a mouth-watering burger. Why not try their signature Iron City Burger topped with a fried egg?

Roy's Hawaiian Fusion

For more exotic cuisine, try out Roy's Hawaiian Fusion serving up seafood including delicacies from Hawaii, as well as hand-cut meats and sushi. Try a bottle from their award-winning wine list and don't miss Aloha Hour for discounts on appetizers and drinks.'

23 Bar

In the Downtown Orlando there's the chic 23 bar. Sink into a plush leather chair and enjoy the ambience as you peruse the unique cocktails, vintage wines, fine champagne and cigars.

Things to do in Orlando in May

Universal's Islands of Adventure

If you can cope with the heat and want to head to the theme parks, head to the fantasy-themed Universal's Islands of Adventure. Go on an epic journey as you discover rides, shows and attractions that bring your favorite stories, cartoons and comic book heroes to life. Battle villains with Spider-Man, launch from zero to 40 mph in two seconds on The Incredible Hulk Coaster and escape a T-rex as you plummet down an 85-foot waterfall on the Jurassic Park River Adventure. Younger kids will love Toon Lagoon and the Dr Seuss area.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The park now includes The Wizarding World of Harry Potter where you can relive J.K. Rowling's magical tales. Explore the familiar corridors and classrooms of Hogwarts castle, visit Honeydukes and Zonko's Joke Shop and try a Butterbeer in at the Three Broomsticks pub. Thrill seekers can ride Dragon Challenge rollercoaster, while families will enjoy Flight of the Hippogriff.

Orlando Science Centre

For those who'd rather avoid the heat and theme park crowds, or if the heavens have unexpectedly opened, Orlando Science Centre in Lochaven Park is a must. A fun way for your kids to learn, the indoor centre has four floors of engaging exhibits and exciting 3D movies.

Wave of Wellness

If you'd like to get active on your Orlando holiday, you could give stand-up paddle-boarding a go at Wave of Wellness in South East Orlando. SUP is an easy way to work your core muscles, and once you've got the basics you can also try out stand-up paddle-surfing or SUP yoga.

Bike Tours

If you'd rather stick to something you know, why not try a cycling ride with West Orange Trail Bikes and Blades based in Winterpark. Choose from three different routes and your knowledgeable tour guide will take you through the lesser-known areas of Orlando.

Dates for the diary

There are a few events to get involved with in May if you enjoy the party vibe.

Cinco de Mayo

There's Cinco de Mayo, Spanish for May 5, which celebrates the fact that one this day in 1862, during the Battle of Puebla, around 8,000 French soldiers took a beating from a Mexicans force half that size. From May 3 to 5 there are various events across Orlando including a Chihuahua race to raise money for animal charities, Latin music performances and a bar crawl. Expect a carefree vibe and lots of tequila.

Orlando Carnival

For Caribbean-style celebrations there's Orlando Carnival which takes place every year at the Citrus Bowl near the end of May. There are plenty of events in the lead up to the Mardi Gras parade including fetes and parties.

Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival

Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival celebrates the performing arts in various venues across the city. From mid May to Memorial Day there are around 500 theatrical performances in and around Loch Haven Park. As well as theatre shows there's a lively outdoor stage, a beer tent and Kids' Fringe.

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