Daytona Beach, FL Climate


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Daytona Beach, FL enjoys year-round sunny and mild weather. In the summer months, temperatures usually range between 75 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit. The humidity is usually high throughout the summer, with occasional storms. During the winter months, temperatures drop to an average low of around 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Daytona Beach also experiences some cold fronts throughout the winter season as well as a few light snowfall events each year. Rainfall is generally spread evenly throughout the year, with an average of around 50 inches per year. With its mild climate and numerous outdoor activities, Daytona Beach is a great place to visit year round.

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

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

On average, there are 230 sunny days per year in Daytona Beach. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Daytona Beach gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 119 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 47
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year

Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Daytona Beach is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Florida.

3.7 Summer - 8.9 Winter
April, November and March are the most pleasant months in Daytona Beach, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateDaytona Beach, FloridaUnited States
  50.5 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  118.8 days106.2 days
  230 days205 days
  13 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.

July is the hottest month for Daytona Beach with an average high temperature of 90.1°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Florida. In Daytona Beach, there are 7 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Daytona Beach are April, November and March.
In Daytona 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 Daytona Beach with an average of 47.2°. This is colder than most places in Florida.
In Daytona Beach, there are 4.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Florida.
In Daytona 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 Daytona 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 Daytona Beach with 6.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 2.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 38% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 50.5 inches in Daytona Beach means that it is one of the driest places in Florida.
August is the rainiest month in Daytona Beach with 15.2 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.9 rainy days. There are 118.8 rainy days annually in Daytona Beach, which is rainier than most places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 37% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.
There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Daytona Beach, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Florida. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Daytona Beach.
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It's important to know there are two Daytonas. There's Daytona Beach, which is where, well, the beach is. Then there's Daytona on the mainland side of things. These are  More

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I moved here in April of 2018 and I'm very happy. I live downtown on the Halifax river/Intracoastal Waterway, by the beautiful marina and the Chart House restaurant. I'm  More

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They also built a Tanger Outlet Store with multiple shops. You can find things to do in Daytona Beach. I think the area gets a very bad rap at times due to Bike Week  More

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