Orlando Weather in August
August has the hottest and most humid weather for Orlando, Florida. Yet it is less rainy now than during the rest of summer.
This page gives detailed information on the typical August temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Orlando. The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Orlando Executive Airport, located near downtown Orlando.
|92 °F||August average high||33 °C|
|75 °F||August average low||24 °C|
Orlando's temperatures usually reach their hottest of the year on August 2nd to 10th. The temperatures peak then with average daily highs of 92 degrees Fahrenheit (33 degrees Celsius) and nighttime lows of 76 °F (24 °C).
|25 days||90 °F max. or more (32 °C)|
|0 days||70 °F min. or less (21 °C)|
Daytime temperatures in Orlando are at least 80 °F (27 °C) on every day in August. Temperatures above 100 °F (38 °C) are not expected here this month.
August does not normally cool down at night to 60 °F (16 °C).
|7.7 in||total precipitation||195 mm|
|18 days||of rain|
Half the time, Orlando receives 4.9 to 9.3 inches (125 to 235 mm) of rainfall in August. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|3 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Orlando during 61 percent of daylight hours on average in August, for a total of 248 hours in the month. Typically on 3 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in August at Orlando lasts for 13 hours and 7 minutes a day on average. The longest day of the month is the 1st with 13 hours and 29 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have shortened to 12:44 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|79 %||August average humidity|
August is one of the most humid months for Orlando. The relative humidity usually peaks at 93 percent in the morning then drops to 60 percent by early afternoon.
|Local Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm||Humidity %||91||93||92||70||60||66||78||86|
|7.2 mph||August wind speed average||11.6 kph|
August is Orlando's least windy month.
|5 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|18 days||with thunderstorms in August|
|8 %||chance a named storm approaches|
There's a two percent probability that a hurricane will approach within 100 miles (165 km) of Orlando during August. The chance of a major hurricane (category 3 to 5) reaching the area is one percent.
The weather data here are long-term averages provided by the US National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Temperature and precipitation are 1991-2020 normals while humidity and thunderstorms are 1961-1990 normals. The named storm probabilities come from the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Hurricane Research Division.