Tallahassee, FL 

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Climate in Tallahassee, FL

Tallahassee, FL enjoys a humid subtropical climate with mild winters and hot summers. Average high temperatures in the summer range from 87-90 degrees Fahrenheit, while average lows in the winter reach between 36-46 degrees Fahrenheit. The city also experiences plenty of rain throughout the year, with an average annual precipitation of around 55 inches. Tallahassee is known to be particularly hot and humid during the summer months, which can be uncomfortable for some.

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

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

On average, there are 233 sunny days per year in Tallahassee. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Tallahassee gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 103 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 39
Rain: averages 59 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


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

3.4 / 8

Summer   /   Winter
October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Tallahassee, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Tallahassee, FloridaUnited States
  58.7 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  103.4 days106.2 days
  233 days205 days
  203 ft.2443 ft.


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 Tallahassee with an average high temperature of 92.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Florida. In Tallahassee, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Tallahassee are April, October and March.

In Tallahassee, there are 85.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Florida.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Tallahassee with an average of 38.8°. This is one of the coldest places in Florida.

In Tallahassee, there are 26.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Florida.

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

Humidity in Tallahassee can be stifling in the summer, but pleasant for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from May-September and the least humid months are October-April.

August is the wettest month in Tallahassee with 7.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 37% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 58.7 inches in Tallahassee means that it is wetter than most places in Florida.

July is the rainiest month in Tallahassee with 14.1 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 5.8 rainy days. There are 103.4 rainy days annually in Tallahassee, which is less rainy than most places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 38% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.

An annual snowfall of 0.1 inches in Tallahassee means that it is one of the snowiest places in Florida. December is the snowiest month in Tallahassee with 0.1 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.

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    Reviews for Tallahassee    74 Reviews
    Tallahassee is a good city - 8/16/2023
    My husband and I have been here for 5 years - we are not from Florida. Tallahassee is a very livable city. It is FULL of natural beauty and trees - you are surrounded by... Read More

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    Tallanasty - 12/7/2020
    Tallahassee is backwards. The housing is abundant yet way overpriced. The utility bills are insane with many extra fees-much higher than average. Lots of drunk students... Read More

    Great Place to Raise A Family! - 9/6/2019
    I lived in Tallahassee from 1999 to 2002 as a college student at FSU. I was not a fan of the town back then, but now I absolutely love it. I have been living here (for... Read More

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