Jacksonville, Florida 

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Climate in Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida gets 50 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 221 sunny days per year in Jacksonville. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Jacksonville 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 44
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 Jacksonville is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Florida.

7.2 / 10
April, November and March are the most pleasant months in Jacksonville, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Jacksonville, FloridaUnited States
  50.2 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  113.4 days106.2 days
  221 days205 days
  91.1°85.8°
  43.8°21.7°
  7.27
  5.84.3
  16 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.


July is the hottest month for Jacksonville with an average high temperature of 91.1°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Florida. In Jacksonville, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Jacksonville are April, October and November.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Jacksonville with an average of 43.8°. This is colder than most places in Florida.


In Jacksonville, there are 62.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Florida.


In Jacksonville, there are 9.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Florida.


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


September is the wettest month in Jacksonville with 7.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 2.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 37% of yearly precipitation and 18% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 50.2 inches in Jacksonville means that it is one of the driest places in Florida.


August is the rainiest month in Jacksonville with 14.3 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.8 rainy days. There are 113.4 rainy days annually in Jacksonville, which is about average compared to other places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 36% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.1 inches in Jacksonville means that it is one of the snowiest places in Florida. December is the snowiest month in Jacksonville with 0.1 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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