Daytona Beach Weather in August
August's weather continues to be hot and humid at Daytona Beach, Florida.
This page gives detailed information on the typical August temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms 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.
|90 °F||August average high||32 °C|
|73 °F||August average low||23 °C|
In most years, Daytona Beach averages a daily maximum temperature for August that's between 88 and 91 degrees Fahrenheit (31 to 33 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 72 and 75 °F (22 to 24 °C).
The days at Daytona Beach begin to cool during August. By the end of the month, the day's average temperature has dropped around 2 °F (1 °C) below what it was at the start.
|13 days||90 °F max. or more (32 °C)|
|2 days||70 °F min. or less (21 °C)|
Typically every August day at Daytona Beach has a temperature of at least 80 °F (27 °C). Temperatures above 100 °F (38 °C) are not expected here this month.
August does not normally get as cold as 60 °F (16 °C).
|6.4 in||total precipitation||163 mm|
|14 days||of rain|
Half the time, Daytona Beach receives 4 to 8 inches (96 to 193 mm) of rainfall in August. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|5 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Daytona Beach during 64 percent of daylight hours on average in August, for a total of 261 hours in the month. Typically on 5 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in August at Daytona Beach lasts for 13 hours and 9 minutes a day on average. The longest day of the month is the 1st with 13 hours and 31 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have shortened to 12:45 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|80 %||August average humidity|
August is the most humid month at Daytona Beach. The relative humidity usually peaks at 91 percent in the morning then drops to 66 percent by early afternoon.
|Local Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm|
|7.0 mph||August wind speed average||11.3 kph|
August is a little windier than most other months in Daytona Beach.
|4 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|15 days||with thunderstorms in August|
|10 %||chance a named storm approaches|
There's a two percent probability that a hurricane will approach within 100 miles (165 km) of Daytona Beach during August. The chance of a major hurricane (category 3 to 5) reaching the area is one percent.
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 probabilities come from the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Hurricane Research Division.