Melbourne, Florida 

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Climate in Melbourne, Florida

Melbourne, Florida gets 54 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 234 sunny days per year in Melbourne. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Melbourne gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 120 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 49
Rain: averages 54 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Melbourne ranks 81/100 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.

CLIMATE

Climate Averages
  Melbourne, FloridaUnited States
  53.5 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  119.9 days106.2 days
  234 days205 days
  90.7°85.8°
  48.9°21.7°
  8154
  6.64.3
  20 ft.2443 ft.

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 Melbourne with an average high temperature of 90.7°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Florida. In Melbourne, there are 7 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Melbourne are November, March and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Melbourne with an average of 48.9°. This is about average compared to other places in Florida.


In Melbourne, there are 67.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Florida.


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


August is the wettest month in Melbourne with 7.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 2.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 40% of yearly precipitation and 14% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 53.5 inches in Melbourne means that it is about average compared to other places in Florida.


August is the rainiest month in Melbourne with 14.5 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 6.0 rainy days. There are 119.9 rainy days annually in Melbourne, which is rainier than most places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 34% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


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



Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Melbourne.


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    Reviews for Melbourne    27 Reviews
    The Melbourne FL techie haven - 5/26/2018
    I have lived in many areas of this town. It is growing and has a nice selection of older and very new areas. The access to beaches and parks is quick and well kept. ... Read More

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    Answer to the comments who keep asking about crime - 7/18/2017
    The rating on here is accurate. Crime is rather high. There's shootings and killings constantly. If you're coming from another state, just check floridatoday.com at... Read More

    Crime in Melbourne,FL - 3/9/2017
    Could someone tell me how the crime rate is in Melbourne? Are there murders? Is it a safe place to live? We are thinking of retiring there. Thank you... Read More


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