Miami, Florida 

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Climate in Miami, Florida

Miami, Florida gets 59 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 248 sunny days per year in Miami. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Miami gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 129 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 61
Rain: averages 59 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Miami is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Florida.

6.4 / 10
February, January and December are the most pleasant months in Miami, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Miami, FloridaUnited States
  59.3 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  128.8 days106.2 days
  248 days205 days
  89.2°85.8°
  60.6°21.7°
  6.47
  7.24.3
  7 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.


August is the hottest month for Miami with an average high temperature of 89.4°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Florida. In Miami, there are 8 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Miami are March, December and February.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Miami with an average of 60.6°. This is one of the warmest places in Florida.


In Miami, there are 39.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Florida.


In Miami, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Florida.


In Miami, 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 Miami with 9.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 2.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 39% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 59.3 inches in Miami means that it is wetter than most places in Florida.


September is the rainiest month in Miami with 16.6 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 6.5 rainy days. There are 128.8 rainy days annually in Miami, which is rainier than most places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 37% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.


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





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    Reviews for Miami    188 Reviews
    Not For Me - 7/13/2020
    For the sake of this review, I'm referring to Miami, not Miami Beach (they are two completely different worlds). The good: - The weather is always warm, it doesn't... Read More

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    Here's the Good and the Bad - 12/30/2019
    I've lived in Miami and off for 20 years. Love the weather. I'm ok with hot & humid. I lived up north and I'm over cold winters. Living in Miami depends on where you... Read More

    Visit, vacation, don’t live here. - 10/20/2019
    I was born in Miami and moved away when I was 27. I have spent time in the north east and now call the west coast home. I only ever occasionally go back to Miami because... Read More


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