Coral Gables, Florida 

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Climate in Coral Gables, Florida

Coral Gables has a tropical monsoon climate with hot and humid summers and mild winters. The city experiences frequent thunderstorms during the summer months, which can bring heavy rainfall and occasional flooding. The winter season is dry and mild, with temperatures rarely dropping below freezing.

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

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

On average, there are 248 sunny days per year in Coral Gables. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Coral Gables gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 130 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 60
Rain: averages 60 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


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

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Summer   /   Winter
February, January and December are the most pleasant months in Coral Gables, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Coral Gables, FloridaUnited States
  60.2 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  130.0 days106.2 days
  248 days205 days
  10 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 Coral Gables with an average high temperature of 89.5°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Florida. In Coral Gables, there are 8 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Coral Gables are March, February and December.

In Coral Gables, there are 45.0 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 Coral Gables with an average of 60.3°. This is one of the warmest places in Florida.

In Coral Gables, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Florida.

In Coral Gables, 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 Coral Gables is significant throughout the year, and miserable in the summer. The humidity here has been described as oppressive or stifling in the summer. The humid season extends from April-November and the most comfortable months are December-March.

June is the wettest month in Coral Gables with 9.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 39% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 60.2 inches in Coral Gables means that it is wetter than most places in Florida.

September is the rainiest month in Coral Gables with 16.9 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 6.5 rainy days. There are 130.0 rainy days annually in Coral Gables, which is rainier than most places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 37% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.

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

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