This report describes the typical weather at the Space Coast Regional Airport (Titusville, Florida, United States) weather station over the course of an average January. It is based on the historical records from 2008 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Titusville, Florida has a warm humid temperate climate with hot summers and no dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by croplands (40%), oceans and seas (24%), lakes and rivers (14%), forests (11%), and grasslands (10%).
The month of January is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 68Â°F throughout the month, exceeding 78Â°F or dropping below 58Â°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of January, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is January 2 with 10:22 hours of daylight; the longest day is January 31 with 10:50 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 7:12am on January 31; the latest sunset is at 6:02pm on January 31; the latest sunrise is at 7:17am on January 11; the earliest sunset is at 5:38pm on January 1.
Daylight saving time is observed in 2012 but it neither starts nor ends in January, so the entire month is in standard time.
The median cloud cover is 50% (partly cloudy) and does not vary substantially over the course of the month.
On January 16, a representative day, the sky is clear or mostly clear 25% of the time, partly cloudy 13% of the time, and mostly cloudy or overcast 19% of the time.
The average probability that some form of precipitation will be observed in a given day is 10%, with little variation over the course of the month.
Throughout January, the most common forms of precipitation are light rain and moderate rain.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 58% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around January 31, when it is observed during 7% of all days.
Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 37% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around January 3, when it is observed during 4% of all days.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in January or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 44% (comfortable) to 87% (very humid) over the course of a typical January, rarely dropping below 33% (comfortable) and reaching as high as 98% (very humid).
The air is driest around January 5, at which time the relative humidity drops below 52% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around January 25, rising above 81% (humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a typical January, the dew point typically varies from 38Â°F (dry) to 55Â°F (very comfortable) and is rarely below 29Â°F (dry) or above 63Â°F (mildy humid).
Over the course of January typical wind speeds vary from 3 mph to 17 mph (light air to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 28 mph (strong breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 10 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around January 28, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 17 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 8 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around January 7, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 15 mph (moderate breeze).