Alachua County, FL has a mild climate year-round. Summers are warm and humid, with temperatures in the mid 80s throughout the daytime hours, and typically cooler at night. Winter temperatures tend to range in the mid-60s during the day with slightly cooler evenings. The area also experiences frequent rainfall throughout the year, allowing for lush vegetation and abundant wildlife. Snowfall is rare in Alachua County, though not unheard of during extreme winters. Generally speaking however, Alachua County enjoys mild weather conditions which make it an ideal place for outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking and camping.
Alachua County, Florida gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Alachua County averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 222 sunny days per year in Alachua County. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Alachua County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 113 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 41
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 Alachua County is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Florida.
3.6 / 8.5
Summer / Winter
April, November and October are the most pleasant months in Alachua County, while July and August are the least comfortable months.