Florida Rainfall Averages in August





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during August at dozens of cities in Florida.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to separate tables for each region: South Florida (including the Florida Keys), Central Florida, North Florida and the Florida Panhandle.

South Florida

South Florida weather records include the counties of Broward, Collier, DeSoto, Highlands, Indian River, Lee, Manatee, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Palm Beach, St Lucie and Sarasota.

Average monthly precipitation in August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
16 Arcadia 8.9 227
16 Avon Park 7.6 192
20 Big Cypress National Preserve 9.7 245
18 Bradenton 10.1 256
12 Destin 6.1 154
10 Dry Tortugas 4.3 109
19 Everglades Park, Royal Palm 8.6 218
19 Ft. Lauderdale 8.3 210
18 Ft. Myers 10.4 265
15 Ft. Pierce 7.3 184
19 Hialeah 10.0 253
15 Hollywood 7.5 189
10 Islamorada 5.6 142
16 Jensen Beach 8.5 216
15 Key West 5.4 136
19 Marco Island 9.2 233
19 MiamiĀ  9.6 243
13 Miami Beach 7.5 191
20 Naples 10.8 275
16 Palm Beach Gardens 8.3 210
16 Pompano Beach 6.3 160
20 Punta Gorda 9.1 231
12 Tavernier (Key Largo) 5.6 143
16 Venice 8.3 212
15 Vero Beach 7.4 187
18 West Palm Beach 8.7 220

Central Florida

Climate records for the central Florida region include cities in the counties of Brevard, Hillsborough, Orange, Pinellas, Polk and Volusia.

Total average rainfall for August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
16 Bartow 7.8 198
16 Clearwater 9.7 245
15 Daytona Beach 6.6 167
18 Kissimmee 8.4 213
19 Lakeland 9.1 231
16 Melbourne 7.5 190
18 Orlando 7.7 195
15 Palm Coast 6.4 163
18 Plant City 8.9 225
18 Sarasota 9.1 231
17 St. Petersburg 8.4 213
16 Tampa 9.0 229

North Florida

North Florida rainfall amounts are for weather stations in the counties of Alachua, Baker, Columbia, Duval, Hamilton, Madison, Marion, St Johns and Suwannee.

Average amount of rain in August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 Fernandina Beach 6.4 162
16 Gainesville 6.4 163
15 Glen St. Mary 7.1 181
15 Jacksonville 6.3 160
14 Jacksonville Beach 7.5 192
14 Jasper 6.3 160
17 Lake City 7.3 185
11 Live Oak 5.6 142
13 Madison 6.6 167
18 Ocala 7.1 180
15 St. Augustine 7.2 182

Florida Panhandle

Florida Panhandle weather data come from the counties of Bay, Escambia, Franklin, Jefferson, Leon, Okaloosa and Walton.

Rainy weather averages during August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
15 Apalachicola 7.8 198
15 Crestview 6.4 163
14 DeFuniak Springs 7.0 177
13 Monticello 7.5 191
15 Niceville 9.2 234
14 Panama City 7.4 189
15 Pensacola 7.5 191
15 Tallahassee 7.6 193
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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