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 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

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
14 Arcadia 8.0 203
16 Avon Park 7.6 192
20 Big Cypress National Preserve 9.6 243
17 Bradenton 9.8 249
19 Everglades Park, Royal Palm 9.1 230
18 Ft. Lauderdale 8.0 203
18 Ft. Myers 10.1 258
14 Ft. Pierce 7.5 190
17 Hialeah 9.5 242
14 Key West 5.4 137
19 Miami 8.9 226
15 Miami Beach 6.4 162
18 Naples 9.0 229
Pompano Beach 6.5 164
13 Tavernier (Key Largo) 5.9 150
15 Venice 7.8 198
15 Vero Beach 7.5 192
17 West Palm Beach 8.0 202

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 7.9 199
14 Daytona Beach 6.4 163
17 Lakeland 8.5 216
14 Melbourne 7.7 195
17 Orlando 7.1 181
18 Plant City 8.3 211
15 St. Petersburg 8.4 213
16 Tampa 7.8 197

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
17 Gainesville 7.6 192
14 Glen St. Mary 7.1 180
15 Jacksonville 6.8 173
13 Jacksonville Beach 6.9 174
13 Jasper 6.0 152
16 Lake City 7.1 179
11 Live Oak 6.0 153
13 Madison 5.9 150
17 Ocala 6.3 161
14 St. Augustine 6.5 165

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
13 Apalachicola 8.2 209
13 Crestview 6.1 154
13 DeFuniak Springs 6.3 160
14 Monticello 7.4 187
14 Niceville 7.6 194
14 Panama City 7.0 177
14 Pensacola 6.8 172
14 Tallahassee 7.4 187
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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