The best times to visit Cocoa Beach for ideal weather are

October 29th to April 15th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Cocoa Beach Travel Info

Weather in Cocoa Beach

Temperature

Average temperatures in Cocoa Beach vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 44th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Cocoa Beach, the hottest months are August, September, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 89.6°F (32°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.8°F (25.4°C) at night.

Cocoa Beach Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Cocoa Beach Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Cocoa Beach Perceived Temperature (F)

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Cocoa Beach Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Cocoa Beach Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 71.2 62.8 56
Feb 72.7 64.3 57.7
Mar 75.6 68.1 61.7
Apr 80.4 73.5 67.4
May 83.8 77.4 72
Jun 87.4 80.8 75.4
Jul 88.2 81.4 76.2
Aug 88.9 82.5 77.6
Sep 87.2 81.5 76.7
Oct 83.3 77.4 72.3
Nov 77.3 70.3 64.7
Dec 74.3 67 60.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 21.8 17.1 13.3
Feb 22.6 17.9 14.3
Mar 24.2 20.1 16.5
Apr 26.9 23.1 19.7
May 28.8 25.2 22.2
Jun 30.8 27.1 24.1
Jul 31.2 27.4 24.6
Aug 31.6 28.1 25.3
Sep 30.7 27.5 24.8
Oct 28.5 25.2 22.4
Nov 25.2 21.3 18.2
Dec 23.5 19.4 16.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Cocoa Beach are March, January, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late April. For example, on the week of April 23rd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

When can you find snow in Cocoa Beach? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Cocoa Beach.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Cocoa Beach (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 13% 0 3.3
Feb 16% 0 1.9
Mar 13% 0 2.4
Apr 15% 0 2.3
May 16% 0 3
Jun 27% 0 4.4
Jul 33% 0 5.4
Aug 26% 0 6.3
Sep 28% 0 4.6
Oct 17% 0 3.7
Nov 14% 0 2
Dec 13% 0 2.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 13 0 8.4
Feb 16 0 4.8
Mar 13 0 6.1
Apr 15 0 5.8
May 16 0 7.6
Jun 27 0 11.2
Jul 33 0 13.7
Aug 26 0 16
Sep 28 0 11.7
Oct 17 0 9.4
Nov 14 0 5.1
Dec 13 0 5.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Cocoa Beach has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (65.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (77.5%).

Wind in Cocoa Beach is usually moderate. The windiest month is November, followed by March and April. November’s average wind speed of around 9.8 knots (11.2 MPH or 18.1 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late March where average top sustained speeds reach 17 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Cocoa Beach.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 8.8 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Feb 8.8 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
Mar 9.7 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Apr 9.5 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
May 9.3 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Jun 8.1 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Jul 7.1 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Aug 7.5 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Sep 7.9 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Oct 9.4 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Nov 9.8 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Dec 8.6 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 68%
Feb 67.8%
Mar 65.1%
Apr 66.7%
May 67.5%
Jun 71.5%
Jul 77.5%
Aug 74.6%
Sep 72.7%
Oct 66.2%
Nov 67.4%
Dec 72.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Cocoa Beach?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Cocoa Beach, FL, US is March, followed by July and February. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Cocoa Beach in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 51.9 in October means 51.9% of the tourists vs. March.

 

 

Overall Cocoa Beach Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 85.4°F (29.7°C) and 73.5°F (23.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Cocoa Beach, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.1°F (31.2°C) and 75.5°F (24.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Cocoa Beach to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 75.2°F (24°C) and 70.6°F (21.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: consistently 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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