Jupiter, FL Climate


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Jupiter, FL has a humid subtropical climate which is typical of the south east United States. Summers in the area are hot and humid with temperatures reaching into the 90s Fahrenheit during the day and 70s at night. Winters can be mild with temperatures ranging from the mid-50s to low 70s during the day. The area also experiences significant rainfall throughout the year, especially during summer months. Thunderstorms are common throughout most of the year as well.

Jupiter, Florida gets 62 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 235 sunny days per year in Jupiter. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Jupiter gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 142 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 54
Rain: averages 62 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year

Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Jupiter is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Florida.

2.5 Summer - 9 Winter
March, December and February are the most pleasant months in Jupiter, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateJupiter, FloridaUnited States
  62.3 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  141.7 days106.2 days
  235 days205 days
  7 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.

August is the hottest month for Jupiter with an average high temperature of 90.7°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Florida. In Jupiter, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Jupiter are March, February and November.
In Jupiter, there are 64.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Florida.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Jupiter with an average of 54.3°. This is warmer than most places in Florida.
In Jupiter, there are 0.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Florida.
In Jupiter, 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 Jupiter is significant throughout the year, and miserable in the summer. The humidity here has been described as oppressive or stifling in the summer. The humid season extends from April-November and the most comfortable months are December-March.
June is the wettest month in Jupiter with 8.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 37% of yearly precipitation and 14% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 62.3 inches in Jupiter means that it is wetter than most places in Florida.
August is the rainiest month in Jupiter with 17.3 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 7.9 rainy days. There are 141.7 rainy days annually in Jupiter, which is one of the rainiest places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 35% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.
There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Jupiter, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Florida. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Jupiter.
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I love Jupiter. I grew up here and love the beaches, the people, and the amazingly underrated Riverbend Park in the Jupiter Farms area. The winters here are beautiful  More

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Having lived in South Florida my entire life I finally stumbled across Jupiter about 10 years ago. We started going to the beach on Marcinski and ultimately knew that  More

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Jupiter enjoys the enviable position of being one of the few spots in Palm Beach County where the beach is not separated from the mainland by a barrier island. It is  More

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