Madison, Florida 

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Climate in Madison, Florida

Madison, FL has a humid subtropical climate that is characterized by hot, humid summers and mild winters. The average annual temperature is around 68°F (20°C), with temperatures rarely dropping below freezing during the winter months. Summers are usually hot and muggy, with highs reaching the upper 90s (30s Celsius) for much of the season. Rainfall occurs year-round, with April typically being the wettest month. Thunderstorms are common during late spring and summer months due to the abundance of moisture in the air.

Madison, Florida gets 55 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Madison 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 Madison. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Madison gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 103 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 38
Rain: averages 55 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


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

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October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Madison, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Madison, FloridaUnited States
  54.8 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  103.3 days106.2 days
  235 days205 days
  190 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 Madison with an average high temperature of 91.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Florida. In Madison, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Madison are April, October and March.

In Madison, there are 75.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Florida.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Madison with an average of 38.3°. This is one of the coldest places in Florida.

In Madison, there are 25.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Florida.

In Madison, 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 Madison can be stifling in the summer, but pleasant for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from May-September and the least humid months are October-April.

August is the wettest month in Madison with 7.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is May with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 36% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 54.8 inches in Madison means that it is wetter than most places in Florida.

August is the rainiest month in Madison with 13.2 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.7 rainy days. There are 103.3 rainy days annually in Madison, which is one of the least rainy places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 37% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.

There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Madison, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Florida. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Madison.

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