Merritt Island, Florida 

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The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Merritt Island is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Florida.

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April, March and November are the most pleasant months in Merritt Island, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Merritt Island, FloridaUnited States
  53.3 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  115.3 days106.2 days
  237 days205 days
  90.4°85.8°
  49.4°21.7°
  77
  6.64.3
  3 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 Merritt Island with an average high temperature of 90.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Florida. In Merritt Island, there are 7 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Merritt Island are November, April and March.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Merritt Island with an average of 49.4°. This is about average compared to other places in Florida.


In Merritt Island, there are 59.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Florida.


In Merritt Island, there are 2.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Florida.


In Merritt Island, 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 Merritt Island 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 53.3 inches in Merritt Island means that it is about average compared to other places in Florida.


August is the rainiest month in Merritt Island with 14.7 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.7 rainy days. There are 115.3 rainy days annually in Merritt Island, which is rainier than most 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.


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





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    Reviews for Merritt Island    5 Reviews
    Generally pretty good - 4/3/2014
    It can get hot in the summer, but you get a breeze off the ocean most afternoons. If you live on the waterways, it seems to be a little cooler. Winters are... Read More

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    Florida livng - 4/26/2011
    New to the area, but soon to know more. Florida is a sunshine state... Read More

    ARCHITECTURE - 9/8/2008
    Coming from Virginia, the Merritt Island architecture leaves a lot to be desired. Hurricane season (June - November) causes me a lot of... Read More


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