Winter Haven, Florida 

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Climate in Winter Haven, Florida

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

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

On average, there are 242 sunny days per year in Winter Haven. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Winter Haven gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 111 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 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 50
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 Winter Haven is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Florida.

6.7 / 10
November, April and March are the most pleasant months in Winter Haven, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Winter Haven, FloridaUnited States
  51.2 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  111.4 days106.2 days
  242 days205 days
  92.5°85.8°
  49.7°21.7°
  6.77
  6.64.3
  164 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 Winter Haven with an average high temperature of 92.5°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Florida. In Winter Haven, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Winter Haven are March, November and February.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Winter Haven with an average of 49.7°. This is about average compared to other places in Florida.


In Winter Haven, there are 114.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Florida.


In Winter Haven, there are 2.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Florida.


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


July is the wettest month in Winter Haven with 7.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 2.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 45% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 51.2 inches in Winter Haven means that it is drier than most places in Florida.


August is the rainiest month in Winter Haven with 15.9 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.6 rainy days. There are 111.4 rainy days annually in Winter Haven, which is less rainy than most places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 41% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


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





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    Reviews for Winter Haven    7 Reviews
    Not a bad place to live - 7/23/2017
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