Lakeland, Florida 

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Weather in Lakeland, Florida

The most pleasant months of the year for Lakeland are November, March and February. In Lakeland, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for Lakeland with an average high temperature of 92.4°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Florida. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Lakeland. The humidity here has been described as stifling in August and July.


Today's Weather - Lakeland, FL

5 AM PST

Sunny

55°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodaySunny69° / 42°NW 5 to 8 mph
SundaySunny68° / 52°N 3 mph
MondayChance Rain Showers70° / 50°SSW 2 mph
TuesdaySunny70° / 48°NE 1 to 5 mph
WednesdayMostly Sunny then Slight Chance Rain Showers71° / 50°N 2 to 6 mph
ThursdayMostly Sunny71° / 55°NE 5 mph
FridayChance Rain Showers70° / 58°E 5 to 8 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 50
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Lakeland area is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Florida.

6.7 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January73° 50°
February76° 53°
March79° 56°
April84° 60°
May89° 67°
June92° 72°
July92° 73°
August92° 74°
September90° 72°
October85° 66°
November79° 59°
December74° 53°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Lakeland
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January0170
February0070
March1070
April3060
May13070
June210150
July240170
August250170
September170130
October4070
November0060
December0160

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.


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Reviews for Lakeland    26 Reviews
Not A Bad Place To Live - 1/27/2019
I'm from Florida and have lived here on and off for seven years. As far as Polk County goes, I think that Lakeland is definitely the nicest place to live in the county.... Read More

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Tiresome - 5/14/2018
Perhas if one is from this area, it is different I don't know. It is so dull and seems comfortable being so. There isn't much of a variety of people here, which I ... Read More

It is what you make of it - 9/22/2017
I moved to the area 36 plus years ago. I attended public school and my sisters attended private school. I worked for a local company for 24 years, I'm married and I own... Read More


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