This report describes the typical weather at the Space Coast Regional Airport (Titusville, Florida, United States) weather station over the course of an average August. 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 August is characterized by gradually falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 88Â°F throughout the month, exceeding 92Â°F or dropping below 84Â°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of August, the length of the day is gradually decreasing. The shortest day of the month is August 31 with 12:44 hours of daylight; the longest day is August 1 with 13:28 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 6:45am on August 1; the latest sunset is at 8:13pm on August 1; the latest sunrise is at 7:01am on August 31; the earliest sunset is at 7:45pm on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in 2012 but it neither starts nor ends in August, so the entire month is in daylight time.
The median cloud cover is 69% (partly cloudy) and does not vary substantially over the course of the month.
On August 16, a representative day, the sky is clear or mostly clear 12% of the time, partly cloudy 23% of the time, and mostly cloudy or overcast 26% of the time.
The probability that precipitation will be observed at this location varies throughout the month. Precipitation is most likely around August 6, occurring in 32% of days. Precipitation is least likely around August 27, occurring in 25% of days.
Throughout August, the most common forms of precipitation are moderate rain, light rain, and thunderstorms.
Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 38% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around August 6, when it is observed during 12% of all days.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 32% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around August 11, when it is observed during 11% of all days.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 29% of those days with precipitation. They are most likely around August 5, when it is observed during 9% of all days.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in August or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 47% (comfortable) to 91% (very humid) over the course of a typical August, rarely dropping below 35% (comfortable) and reaching as high as 99% (very humid).
The air is driest around August 4, at which time the relative humidity drops below 55% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around August 28, rising above 86% (very 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 August, the dew point typically varies from 62Â°F (mildy humid) to 73Â°F (very muggy) and is rarely below 51Â°F (very comfortable) or above 77Â°F (oppressive).
Over the course of August typical wind speeds vary from 2 mph to 16 mph (light air to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 26 mph (strong breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 10 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around August 28, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 16 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 8 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around August 1, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 15 mph (moderate breeze).