Fernandina Beach, FL 

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Climate in Fernandina Beach, FL

Fernandina Beach, FL has a subtropical climate, with mild winters and hot summers. Average temperatures range from the 40s in the winter to the 90s in the summer, making for year-round pleasant weather conditions. The area gets plenty of sunshine throughout the year, which helps bring out its many natural attractions. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed, usually averaging around four inches per month. Humidity levels can be quite high during summer months but rarely reach uncomfortable levels. Ultimately, Fernandina Beach's climate creates an ideal setting for outdoor activities and relaxation all year round.

Fernandina Beach, Florida gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 222 sunny days per year in Fernandina Beach. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Fernandina Beach 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 44
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


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

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Summer   /   Winter
April, November and March are the most pleasant months in Fernandina Beach, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Fernandina Beach, FloridaUnited States
  47.6 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  110.2 days106.2 days
  222 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.

July is the hottest month for Fernandina Beach with an average high temperature of 90.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Florida. In Fernandina Beach, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Fernandina Beach are April, October and May.

In Fernandina Beach, there are 48.6 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 Fernandina Beach with an average of 44.3°. This is colder than most places in Florida.

In Fernandina Beach, there are 6.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Florida.

In Fernandina 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 Fernandina 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 Fernandina Beach with 6.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 2.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 35% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.6 inches in Fernandina Beach means that it is one of the driest places in Florida.

August is the rainiest month in Fernandina Beach with 13.5 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.9 rainy days. There are 110.2 rainy days annually in Fernandina Beach, which is less rainy than most 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 Fernandina Beach means that it is one of the snowiest places in Florida. December is the snowiest month in Fernandina Beach with 0.1 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.

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