Okaloosa County, Florida 

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Climate in Okaloosa County, Florida

Okaloosa County, Florida gets 66 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 228 sunny days per year in Okaloosa County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Okaloosa County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 115 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 40
Rain: averages 66 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Okaloosa County ranks 72/100 for Comfort Index

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

CLIMATE

Climate Averages
  Okaloosa, FloridaUnited States
  65.7 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  115.1 days106.2 days
  228 days205 days
  90.6°85.8°
  39.6°21.7°
  7254
  5.74.3
  165 ft.2443 ft.

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 Okaloosa County with an average high temperature of 90.6°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Florida. In Okaloosa County, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Okaloosa County are April, October and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Okaloosa County with an average of 39.6°. This is one of the coldest places in Florida.


In Okaloosa County, there are 58.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Florida.


In Okaloosa County, there are 23.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Florida.


In Okaloosa 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.


July is the wettest month in Okaloosa County with 8.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is May with 4.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 32% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 65.7 inches in Okaloosa County means that it is one of the wettest places in Florida.


July is the rainiest month in Okaloosa County with 14.8 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.7 rainy days. There are 115.1 rainy days annually in Okaloosa County, which is rainier than most places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 35% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Okaloosa County, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Florida.



Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Okaloosa County.


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