Lakeland, Florida 

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Climate in Lakeland, Florida

Lakeland, Florida gets 53 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 240 sunny days per year in Lakeland. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lakeland gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 115 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 Highs & Lows

Summer High: the July high is around 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 50


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Lakeland ranks 78/100 for Comfort Index

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


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.

CLIMATE

Climate Averages
  Lakeland, FloridaUnited States
  53.0 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  114.8 days106.2 days
  240 days205 days
  92.2°85.8°
  50.0°21.7°
  7854
  6.64.3
  194 ft.2443 ft.

August is the hottest month for Lakeland with an average high temperature of 92.4°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Florida. In Lakeland, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Lakeland are November, March and February.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Lakeland with an average of 50.0°. This is about average compared to other places in Florida.


In Lakeland, there are 106.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Florida.


In Lakeland, there are 2.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Florida.


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


June is the wettest month in Lakeland with 8.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 2.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 45% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season.


The annual rainfall of 53.0 inches in Lakeland means that it is about average compared to other places in Florida.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Lakeland, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Florida.



Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Lakeland.


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    Reviews for Lakeland    26 Reviews
    Not A Bad Place To Live - 1/27/2019
    I'm from Florida and have lived here on and off for seven years. As far as Polk County goes, I think that Lakeland is definitely the nicest place to live in the county.... Read More

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    Tiresome - 5/14/2018
    Perhas if one is from this area, it is different I don't know. It is so dull and seems comfortable being so. There isn't much of a variety of people here, which I ... Read More

    It is what you make of it - 9/22/2017
    I moved to the area 36 plus years ago. I attended public school and my sisters attended private school. I worked for a local company for 24 years, I'm married and I own... Read More


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