Daytona Beach Weather Averages
Daytona Beach, Florida enjoys many months of warm, dry and sunny weather. The least pleasant time of year is summer. From June to September, heat, humidity and rainfall are all at their highest.
This page gives detailed information on the annual temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storm averages for Daytona Beach.
The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Daytona Beach International Airport, located just a few miles from the city center and Atlantic Ocean.
|80 °F||annual average high||27 °C|
|62 °F||annual average low||17 °C|
Daytona Beach's coldest days of the year usually occur in mid January when the daily maximum temperature averages 68 degrees Fahrenheit (20 degrees Celsius) and the minimum averages 47 °F (8 °C).
The year's hottest days are normally in late July. The average temperature peaks then with daily highs of 91 °F (33 °C) and nighttime lows of 73 °F (23 °C).
|207 days||80 °F max. or more (27 °C)|
|20 days||40 °F min. or less (4 °C)|
Daytona Beach averages 49 days a year when the thermometer reaches into the 90s °F (over 32 °C). Once every few years the temperature here does go above 100 °F (38 °C).
The thermometer dips to 32 °F (0 °C) or below on an average of 4 nights a year. About once a decade Daytona Beach gets as cold as 20 °F (-8 °C).
|49.6 in||total precipitation||1260 mm|
|115 days||with rainfall|
September is usually the wettest month of the year in Daytona Beach, while April is the driest.
|97 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Daytona Beach during 63 percent of daylight hours on average year round, for a total of 2797 hours annually. Typically on 97 days a year the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in Daytona Beach averages 12 hours and 9 minutes a day. The shortest days of the year in mid December have 10 hours and 17 minutes of daylight. The year's longest days in mid June last 14:01 from sunrise to sunset.
|75 %||average humidity|
The annual average for relative humidity in Daytona Beach ranges throughout the day from 86 percent from 4:00 am to 7:00 am down to 60 percent at 1:00 pm standard time.
|Local Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm|
|8.5 mph||wind speed average||13.7 kph|
March is usually the windiest month for Daytona Beach, and the wind is calmest during August.
|14 days||precipitation of 1 inch (25 mm) or more|
|73 days||with thunderstorms a year|
|2.4 %||chance a named storm makes landfall|
Thunderstorms can appear over Daytona Beach any time of the year but are most active from June to August.
In any year, there's a 1.1 percent probability that a hurricane will reach land in Volusia county, which includes Daytona Beach. For major hurricanes of category 3 to 5, the likelihood drops to 0.3 percent. Named storms usually arrive during the months of June to November, while hurricanes are generally restricted to August, September and October.
The chances that a wind gust reaches 40 miles per hour (64 kilometres an hour) or greater is 10 percent a year. Intense hurricane force winds that top 115 mph (185 kph) have a one percent probability of blasting the county.
These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals. The named storm and wind gust probability information comes from United States Landfalling Hurricane Probability Project of Colorado State University and Bridgewater State University.