Yes, being hot all the time is depressing. There is nothing better than going out walking in the crisp fall weather. Contrary to what you say "Iron Head", not all of us can go jump in the pool, or even like to and not everyone loves the beach. I was a lifeguard in my teen years at the pool and beach, and if I never see the beach again, it wouldn't bother me a but And no, you don't have to stay inside in the north..
I would rater shovel snow than deal with nasty rain like FL has too. I asked him, "How long is it cold in New York? One month? Four, five or six? He chuckled and I said, "You have to stay inside, but have to keep your driveway and sidewalk shoveled to keep from getting a fine and to get your car on the road.
If it's too hot here we sit inside in comfortable air conditioning and jump in the pool anytime. We get in our car in the garage , turn on the air and drive any where we want. When we get there, we walk into an air conditioned building or put our butts in the sand and toes in the water. Why anybody would go to Florida from May to end of October is nuts.
You'll have to stay indoors the entire time in the air conditioning. And then, when it starts to get nicer, the snowbirds arrive and the roads are so packed, you'll stay home some more! I tried clicking on it and it does not do a thing. Please help. Any suggestions as to how I can comment or converse with people on the site? Thank you. Thanks for your interest in our website! An upper-level disturbance in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico is amplifying the stormy weather this week.
The storms have also been treacherous, spinning up a tornado in Loxahatchee on Monday and killing a Lake Worth woman Wednesday who was struck by lightning. Maria Francisco Pascual, 53, was working at C. It is hard to predict in advance which way the prior storm will affect future storms, though, whether they will strengthen or weaken subsequent systems, Bunting said. Forecasters use satellite images to track whether cumulus clouds are forming, which indicates another round of severe weather.
Flooding is an often underrated hazard when it comes to severe weather, Bunting noted. It causes more property damage in the United States than any other weather-related event.
You have free article s left. Already a subscriber? Sign in. The lowest recorded temperature was 2 degrees below zero in Tallahassee on February 13, Click links for average temperature and precipitation by month:. In Florida, more people die from excessive heat than from lightning. Elderly persons and small children, or persons who are on certain medications, overweight, or have an alcohol habit are particularly vulnerable to heat stress.
Florida's humid climate is attributed to the fact that no point in the state is more than 60 miles from salt water, and no more than feet above sea level.
Humidity is the degree of wetness or dryness of the air and is measured by a percentage ratio called "relative humidity. This heat index chart above will help you determine how hot the weather feels on a given day. The chart combines Fahrenheit air temperature and relative humidity.
The state's rainfall varies in annual amounts, seasonal distribution, and location. Areas of high annual rainfall are in the extreme northwestern counties and in the southeastern end of the peninsula. Some localities may receive as much as inches in a calendar year, while most localities receive less than 40 inches during a calendar year.
There is close to a chance that some rain will fall during any given day in the summer "rainy season. Localities may experience prolonged rainfalls in excess of three inches and hour amounts to near or greater than 10 inches. Most often this occurs in connection with tropical disturbances or hurricanes. If you're looking for locations within Florida with the least amount of rainfall?
Florida is the thunderstorm capital of the United States.All Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services offices are currently closed to the public until further notice. The Department is working in collaboration with other state and local officials to ensure the safety of our employees and community.