The The Villages, FL metro area is located in central Florida, 85 miles northeast of Tampa. The Villages is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Sumter county. It is also considered to be part of the larger Orlando consolidated metro area.
The many benefits of living in the The Villages metro include low crime, strong growth, good health and mild winters.
Some disadvantages of the The Villages metro area include humid, few amenities, few recreational options and hot summers.
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the The Villages metro area is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Florida. November, April and March are the most pleasant months while August and July are the least comfortable months.
In the The Villages metro area, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85 degrees. The most pleasant months of the year for the The Villages metro area are November, March and April. July is the hottest month for the The Villages metro area with an average high temperature of 91.7 degrees, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Florida. January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the The Villages metro area with an average of 45.3 degrees. This is colder than most places in Florida.
The annual rainfall of 51.1 inches in the The Villages metro area means that it is drier than most places in Florida. The wettest season is Autumn with 43% of yearly precipitation and 16% falls in Spring, which is the driest season. June is the wettest month in the The Villages metro area with 7.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 1.9 inches.
Humidity in the The Villages metro area 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.
There is rarely any recorded snowfall in the The Villages metro area, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Florida. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in the The Villages metro area.