The best times to visit Downtown Jacksonville for ideal weather are

February 5th to May 6th

or

October 8th to December 30th

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

 

 


Other Downtown Jacksonville Travel Info

Weather in Downtown Jacksonville

Temperature

Average temperatures in Downtown Jacksonville vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 40th 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 Downtown Jacksonville, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 94.5°F (34.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.1°F (25.6°C) at night.

Downtown Jacksonville Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Downtown Jacksonville 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.

Downtown Jacksonville Perceived Temperature (F)

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Downtown Jacksonville Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Downtown Jacksonville 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 66.4 55.5 46.9
Feb 69.2 57.9 49.2
Mar 75.4 64.3 55.1
Apr 82.2 71.6 63
May 86.9 77.2 69.5
Jun 92.1 82.1 74.7
Jul 93 83.2 76.3
Aug 92.7 83.5 77.2
Sep 88.8 80.9 74.9
Oct 82.7 73.6 65.8
Nov 74.2 64 55.4
Dec 70.9 60.4 52.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 19.1 13.1 8.3
Feb 20.7 14.4 9.6
Mar 24.1 17.9 12.8
Apr 27.9 22 17.2
May 30.5 25.1 20.8
Jun 33.4 27.8 23.7
Jul 33.9 28.4 24.6
Aug 33.7 28.6 25.1
Sep 31.6 27.2 23.8
Oct 28.2 23.1 18.8
Nov 23.4 17.8 13
Dec 21.6 15.8 11.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Downtown Jacksonville are November, December, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid October. For example, on the week of October 15th 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 Downtown Jacksonville? 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 Downtown Jacksonville.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Downtown Jacksonville (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 19% 0 3.3
Feb 18% 0 2.8
Mar 15% 0 2.8
Apr 13% 0 2
May 16% 0 4.8
Jun 31% 0 7.8
Jul 32% 0 5.9
Aug 35% 0 7.7
Sep 26% 0 4.3
Oct 13% 0 2.8
Nov 12% 0 1.9
Dec 13% 0 2.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 0 8.4
Feb 18 0 7.1
Mar 15 0 7.1
Apr 13 0 5.1
May 16 0 12.2
Jun 31 0 19.8
Jul 32 0 15
Aug 35 0 19.6
Sep 26 0 10.9
Oct 13 0 7.1
Nov 12 0 4.8
Dec 13 0 5.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Downtown Jacksonville has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (52.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (64.5%).

Wind in Downtown Jacksonville is usually moderate. The windiest month is May, followed by April and March. May’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.8 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 early to mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 16.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Downtown Jacksonville.

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Feb 7 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Mar 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Apr 7.9 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
May 8 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Jun 7 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Jul 6.7 Light breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Aug 6.7 Light breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
Sep 6.9 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Oct 7.1 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Nov 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Dec 6.8 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 57.4%
Feb 55.1%
Mar 53.4%
Apr 52.5%
May 54.8%
Jun 59.3%
Jul 61.7%
Aug 63.9%
Sep 64.5%
Oct 60.6%
Nov 61.2%
Dec 63.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Downtown Jacksonville?

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 Downtown Jacksonville, FL, US is July, followed by June and May. 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 Downtown Jacksonville in November. 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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 40.6 in November means 40.6% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Downtown Jacksonville Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89°F (31.7°C) and 70.8°F (21.6°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 second 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 9 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Downtown Jacksonville, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.6°F (32.6°C) and 71.6°F (22°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 8 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 Downtown Jacksonville to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 72.9°F (22.7°C) and 66°F (18.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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