Palatka, Florida 

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Climate in Palatka, Florida

Palatka, Florida gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 223 sunny days per year in Palatka. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Palatka 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 Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 45
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.2 / 10
April, November and March are the most pleasant months in Palatka, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Palatka, FloridaUnited States
  50.6 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  115.1 days106.2 days
  223 days205 days
  91.0°85.8°
  45.3°21.7°
  7.27
  5.54.3
  20 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 Palatka with an average high temperature of 91.0°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Florida. In Palatka, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Palatka are April, October and November.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Palatka with an average of 45.3°. This is colder than most places in Florida.


In Palatka, there are 64.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Florida.


In Palatka, there are 6.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Florida.


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


September is the wettest month in Palatka with 7.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is December with 2.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 39% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 50.6 inches in Palatka means that it is one of the driest places in Florida.


August is the rainiest month in Palatka with 15.5 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.2 rainy days. There are 115.1 rainy days annually in Palatka, which is rainier than most places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 38% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.


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





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    Reviews for Palatka    3 Reviews
    Country Quiet - 8/3/2017
    I have a lovely home on the outskirts of NW Palatka Bannerville area about 15 minutes from publix. Our well water (from the aquafier) is fabulous and the last time I... Read More

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    thinking about retiring in palatka - 2/1/2016
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    On the rise - 6/23/2006
    Palatka is growing and will likely grow more in the near future. Although prices have escalated, housing is still less expensive than St. Augustine. Many people will... Read More


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