Atlantic Beach, FL Climate


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Atlantic Beach, FL has a subtropical climate that is characterized by hot and humid summers with mild winters. The average temperature ranges from the low 70s in the winter months to the high 80s in the summer months. On average, Atlantic Beach receives around 55 inches of rain each year, as well as an average of 2-3 inches of snow during the winter season. The humidity levels can be quite high during the summer months, but typically range from 50-90%.

Atlantic Beach, Florida gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Atlantic Beach averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 223 sunny days per year in Atlantic Beach. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Atlantic Beach gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 112 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 46
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Atlantic Beach is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Florida.

3.8 Summer - 8.6 Winter
April, November and March are the most pleasant months in Atlantic Beach, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateAtlantic Beach, FloridaUnited States
  48.8 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  112.0 days106.2 days
  223 days205 days
  90.5°85.8°
  45.6°21.7°
  7.37
  5.84.3
  3 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.

July is the hottest month for Atlantic Beach with an average high temperature of 90.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Florida. In Atlantic Beach, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Atlantic Beach are April, October and November.
In Atlantic Beach, there are 48.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Florida.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Atlantic Beach with an average of 45.6°. This is colder than most places in Florida.
In Atlantic Beach, there are 4.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Florida.
In Atlantic Beach, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Florida.
Humidity in Atlantic Beach can be oppressive in the summer, but pleasant for much of the year. The humidity here has been described as stifling in August and July. The humid season extends from May-October and the most comfortable months are November-April.
September is the wettest month in Atlantic Beach with 7.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 2.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 35% of yearly precipitation and 18% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.8 inches in Atlantic Beach means that it is one of the driest places in Florida.
August is the rainiest month in Atlantic Beach with 13.6 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.9 rainy days. There are 112.0 rainy days annually in Atlantic Beach, which is about average compared to other places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 35% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 0.1 inches in Atlantic Beach means that it is one of the snowiest places in Florida. December is the snowiest month in Atlantic Beach with 0.1 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.
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Over 11 years ago

This is Mikes wife, Regan. We are moving to Jacksonville July 1st from Rome GA. Just interested in the pros and cons of living there. We FINALLY were able to sell our  More

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Over 12 years ago

If you find yourself transferring to NS Mayport in FL and of children in elementary, then consider Joseph Finegan Elementary. It is a nice little jewel tucked away that  More

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Over 15 years ago

Great place to  More

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