The best times to visit Jacksonville Beach for ideal weather are

March 5th to May 27th

or

October 15th 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 Jacksonville Beach Travel Info

Weather in Jacksonville Beach

Temperature

Average temperatures in Jacksonville Beach 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 less temperate than some — in the 39th 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 Jacksonville Beach, 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 92.6°F (33.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.5°F (24.2°C) at night.

Jacksonville Beach Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Jacksonville 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.

Jacksonville Beach Perceived Temperature (F)

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Jacksonville Beach Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Jacksonville 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 64.9 53.9 44.7
Feb 66.6 54.4 44
Mar 71.8 60.8 50.8
Apr 78.1 67.1 56.8
May 83.9 74.3 65.3
Jun 90 79.8 71.5
Jul 90.7 81 73.6
Aug 90.3 81.4 74.7
Sep 86.3 78.9 72.6
Oct 81.4 72.8 65.7
Nov 71.4 60.8 51.8
Dec 70.1 59.2 50.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 18.3 12.2 7.1
Feb 19.2 12.4 6.7
Mar 22.1 16 10.4
Apr 25.6 19.5 13.8
May 28.8 23.5 18.5
Jun 32.2 26.6 21.9
Jul 32.6 27.2 23.1
Aug 32.4 27.4 23.7
Sep 30.2 26.1 22.6
Oct 27.4 22.7 18.7
Nov 21.9 16 11
Dec 21.2 15.1 10.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Jacksonville Beach are November, April, 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 mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late September with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of September 17th.

When can you find snow in Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville Beach.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Jacksonville 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 20% 0 3.2
Feb 17% 0 2.1
Mar 16% 0 2.4
Apr 10% 0 2.2
May 19% 0 4.4
Jun 27% 0 4.7
Jul 36% 0 7.8
Aug 29% 0 7
Sep 29% 0 6
Oct 22% 0 5.1
Nov 8% 0 0.8
Dec 13% 0 2.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 0 8.1
Feb 17 0 5.3
Mar 16 0 6.1
Apr 10 0 5.6
May 19 0 11.2
Jun 27 0 11.9
Jul 36 0 19.8
Aug 29 0 17.8
Sep 29 0 15.2
Oct 22 0 13
Nov 8 0 2
Dec 13 0 6.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Jacksonville Beach has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (55.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (72.1%).

Wind in Jacksonville Beach is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 6.6 knots (7.6 MPH or 12.2 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 15 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 6.2 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Feb 6 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Mar 6.3 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Apr 6.6 Light breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
May 6.4 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Jun 4.9 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Jul 4.8 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Aug 4.8 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Sep 5.6 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Oct 5.8 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Nov 5.4 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Dec 5.5 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 60.9%
Feb 55.8%
Mar 60.2%
Apr 56.5%
May 64.5%
Jun 67.5%
Jul 69%
Aug 72.1%
Sep 70.5%
Oct 68.7%
Nov 65.7%
Dec 69.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville Beach, 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 Jacksonville Beach 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. 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 Jacksonville Beach Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.4°F (30.2°C) and 67.2°F (19.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 6 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 8 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Jacksonville Beach, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.8°F (31.6°C) and 67.3°F (19.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 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 too cold this time of year in Jacksonville Beach to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 74.1°F (23.4°C) and 64°F (17.8°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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