Gainesville, FL enjoys a humid subtropical climate with mild winters and hot summers. The average annual temperature in Gainesville is 70 degrees Fahrenheit, making it a great place to enjoy outdoor activities throughout the year. Summers are typically hot and humid with temperatures reaching into the 90s while winters are mild with temperatures rarely dropping below freezing. Rainfall is abundant throughout the year, averaging around 50 inches annually.
Gainesville, Florida gets 50 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Gainesville averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 224 sunny days per year in Gainesville. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Gainesville 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 41
Rain: averages 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Gainesville is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Florida.
3.6 / 8.5
Summer / Winter
April, November and October are the most pleasant months in Gainesville, while August and July are the least comfortable months.