Brandon, Florida 

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Climate in Brandon, Florida

Brandon, FL has a humid subtropical climate, which is characterized by hot and humid summers and mild winters. The area experiences its hottest temperatures in July and August, when the average daily high temperature is around 91°F (33°C). Winters are much milder, with an average daily high of 68°F (20°C) in January. The area receives an average of 51 inches (129 cm) of precipitation annually, most of which falls in the warm season between June and September. During this time, Brandon experiences frequent thunderstorms and occasional tropical storms.

Brandon, Florida gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 245 sunny days per year in Brandon. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Brandon gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 110 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 50
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Brandon is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Florida.

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November, April and March are the most pleasant months in Brandon, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Brandon, FloridaUnited States
  51.3 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  109.9 days106.2 days
  245 days205 days
  49 ft.2443 ft.


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 Brandon with an average high temperature of 90.8°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Florida. In Brandon, there are 7 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Brandon are March, November and February.

In Brandon, there are 79.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Florida.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Brandon with an average of 50.1°. This is about average compared to other places in Florida.

In Brandon, there are 2.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Florida.

In Brandon, 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 Brandon 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.

August is the wettest month in Brandon with 8.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 1.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 46% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 51.3 inches in Brandon means that it is drier than most places in Florida.

August is the rainiest month in Brandon with 16.6 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.0 rainy days. There are 109.9 rainy days annually in Brandon, which is less rainy than most places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 43% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.

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

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