Port St. Joe, Florida 

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Climate in Port St. Joe, Florida

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

Port St. Joe averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 239 sunny days per year in Port St. Joe. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Port St. Joe gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 102 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 41
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 Port St. Joe is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Florida.

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

Climate Averages
  Port St. Joe, FloridaUnited States
  59.1 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  102.4 days106.2 days
  239 days205 days
  90.0°85.8°
  41.3°21.7°
  7.17
  5.74.3
  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.


July is the hottest month for Port St. Joe with an average high temperature of 90.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Florida. In Port St. Joe, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Port St. Joe are April, October and November.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Port St. Joe with an average of 41.3°. This is colder than most places in Florida.


In Port St. Joe, there are 50.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Florida.


In Port St. Joe, there are 15.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Florida.


In Port St. Joe, 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 Port St. Joe with 7.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is May with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 36% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 59.1 inches in Port St. Joe means that it is wetter than most places in Florida.


August is the rainiest month in Port St. Joe with 14.0 days of rain, and May is the driest month with only 5.2 rainy days. There are 102.4 rainy days annually in Port St. Joe, which is one of the least rainy places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 38% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


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





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    Reviews for Port St. Joe    2 Reviews
    Great place to live OR visit - 2/18/2010
    We have owned here for 10 years and love it. The pace is slow but deliberate. The growth of the area stagnated when the economy stagnated but we have seen noticeable... Read More

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    available high prices for homes - 12/29/2006
    Housing in Port St. Joe is readily available, but not affordable. Ever since the paper mill closed several years ago the town has changed from a small close community... Read More


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