Zip 34972 (Okeechobee, FL) Weather


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The most pleasant months of the year for the 34972 zip code are March, November and February. In the 34972 zip code, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. 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. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in the 34972 zip code. The humidity here has been described as stifling in August and July.

Today's Weather - Okeechobee, FL

10 AM PST

Sunny

82°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonSunny83° / 55°E 10 mph
MondaySunny86° / 57°E 0 to 10 mph
TuesdaySunny87° / 60°E 5 to 15 mph
WednesdaySunny91° / 64°ESE 5 to 15 mph
ThursdaySunny92° / 65°S 5 to 10 mph
FridaySunny93° / 66°SE 5 to 10 mph
SaturdaySunny93° / 65°SSW 5 to 15 mph

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 Okeechobee (zip 34972) area is 2.7 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Florida.

2.7 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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
January74° 49°
February76° 52°
March79° 55°
April83° 59°
May88° 65°
June91° 71°
July92° 72°
August92° 73°
September90° 72°
October86° 66°
November80° 59°
December75° 52°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Okeechobee
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January0260
February0160
March0070
April2060
May11070
June190140
July230130
August230140
September170140
October4090
November0070
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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