Dover, Florida 

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Climate in Dover, Florida

Dover, Florida gets 54 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 246 sunny days per year in Dover. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Dover gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 113 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 50
Rain: averages 54 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Dover is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Florida.

6.8 / 10
November, April and March are the most pleasant months in Dover, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Dover, FloridaUnited States
  53.7 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  113.0 days106.2 days
  246 days205 days
  91.6°85.8°
  49.5°21.7°
  6.87
  6.94.3
  102 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 Dover with an average high temperature of 91.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Florida. In Dover, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Dover are March, November and February.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Dover with an average of 49.5°. This is about average compared to other places in Florida.


In Dover, there are 98.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Florida.


In Dover, there are 3.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Florida.


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


August is the wettest month in Dover with 8.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 2.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 45% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 53.7 inches in Dover means that it is about average compared to other places in Florida.


August is the rainiest month in Dover with 17.0 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.0 rainy days. There are 113.0 rainy days annually in Dover, which is about average compared to other 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 Dover, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Florida. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Dover.





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    Reviews for Dover    2 Reviews
    Rude and Inconsiderate - 5/6/2007
    If you are wealthy and can live "at the beach" then perhaps one's life here is idyllic, but basically the Miami/Dade area is populated by rude and agressive road... Read More

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    too much money! - 6/26/2006
    I can't wait to get away from the Tampa Bay area! It is nearly impossible for the first time home buyer (who isn't independently wealthy!) to buy a nice home in a good... Read More


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