Miami-Dade County, Florida 

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Climate in Miami-Dade County, Florida

Miami-Dade County, Florida gets 61 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Miami-Dade County averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 249 sunny days per year in Miami-Dade County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Miami-Dade County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 131 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 59
Rain: averages 61 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Miami-Dade County is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Florida.

6.4 / 10
February, December and March are the most pleasant months in Miami-Dade County, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Miami-Dade, FloridaUnited States
  60.9 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  130.9 days106.2 days
  249 days205 days
  89.7°85.8°
  58.5°21.7°
  6.47
  7.24.3
  5 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 Miami-Dade County with an average high temperature of 90.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Florida. In Miami-Dade County, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Miami-Dade County are February, March and December.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Miami-Dade County with an average of 58.5°. This is one of the warmest places in Florida.


In Miami-Dade County, there are 53.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Florida.


In Miami-Dade County, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Florida.


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


June is the wettest month in Miami-Dade County with 9.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 2.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 40% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 60.9 inches in Miami-Dade County means that it is wetter than most places in Florida.


September is the rainiest month in Miami-Dade County with 17.2 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 6.4 rainy days. There are 130.9 rainy days annually in Miami-Dade County, which is rainier than most places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 38% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.


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





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