Zip 34972 (Okeechobee, FL) 

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Climate in Zip 34972 (Okeechobee, FL)

Okeechobee (zip 34972), Florida gets 50 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Okeechobee (zip 34972) averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 234 sunny days per year in Okeechobee (zip 34972). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Okeechobee (zip 34972) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 109 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 49
Rain: averages 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 34972 zip code is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Florida.

2.7 / 9.1

Summer   /   Winter
November, April and March are the most pleasant months in the 34972 zip code, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Okeechobee, FloridaUnited States
  50.2 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  109.0 days106.2 days
  234 days205 days
  92.2°85.8°
  49.1°21.7°
  6.87
  6.24.3
  25 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.


July is the hottest month for the 34972 zip code with an average high temperature of 92.2°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Florida. In the 34972 zip code, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 34972 zip code are March, November and February.


In the 34972 zip code, there are 101.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Florida.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 34972 zip code with an average of 49.1°. This is about average compared to other places in Florida.


In the 34972 zip code, there are 3.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Florida.


In the 34972 zip code, 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 the 34972 zip code can be oppressive in the summer, but pleasant for much of the year. The humidity here has been described as stifling in August and July. The humid season extends from May-October and the most comfortable months are November-April.


August is the wettest month in the 34972 zip code with 7.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is December with 1.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 42% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 50.2 inches in the 34972 zip code means that it is one of the driest places in Florida.


August is the rainiest month in the 34972 zip code with 14.3 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.8 rainy days. There are 109.0 rainy days annually in the 34972 zip code, 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 Spring with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in the 34972 zip code, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Florida. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in the 34972 zip code.





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