Boca Raton, Florida 

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Climate in Boca Raton, Florida

Boca Raton, Florida gets 60 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Boca Raton averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 231 sunny days per year in Boca Raton. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Boca Raton gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 141 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 58
Rain: averages 60 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Boca Raton is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Florida.

6.4 / 10
December, March and February are the most pleasant months in Boca Raton, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Boca Raton, FloridaUnited States
  60.0 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  141.3 days106.2 days
  231 days205 days
  90.3°85.8°
  57.8°21.7°
  6.47
  6.34.3
  13 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


August is the hottest month for Boca Raton with an average high temperature of 90.6°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Florida. In Boca Raton, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Boca Raton are December, February and March.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Boca Raton with an average of 57.8°. This is one of the warmest places in Florida.


In Boca Raton, there are 66.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Florida.


In Boca Raton, there are 0.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Florida.


In Boca Raton, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Florida.


September is the wettest month in Boca Raton with 8.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 37% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 60.0 inches in Boca Raton means that it is wetter than most places in Florida.


August is the rainiest month in Boca Raton with 17.8 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 7.1 rainy days. There are 141.3 rainy days annually in Boca Raton, which is one of the rainiest places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 37% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Boca Raton, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Florida. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Boca Raton.





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