This report describes the typical weather at the Space Coast Regional Airport (Titusville, Florida, United States) weather station over the course of an average year. 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%).
Over the course of a year, the temperature typically varies from 51Â°F to 89Â°F and is rarely below 42Â°F or above 92Â°F.
The warm season lasts from June 2 to September 23 with an average daily high temperature above 85Â°F. The hottest day of the year is August 5, with an average high of 89Â°F and low of 76Â°F.
The cold season lasts from November 30 to March 11 with an average daily high temperature below 71Â°F. The coldest day of the year is January 6, with an average low of 51Â°F and high of 66Â°F.
The length of the day varies significantly over the course of the year. The shortest day is December 21 with 10:19 hours of daylight; the longest day is June 20 with 13:58 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 6:25am on June 8 and the latest sunset is at 8:25pm on July 3. The latest sunrise is at 7:37am on November 3 and the earliest sunset is at 5:26pm on November 30.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in this location during 2012, starting in the spring on March 11 and ending in the fall on November 4.
The median cloud cover ranges from 49% (partly cloudy) to 73% (partly cloudy). The sky is cloudiest on July 24 and clearest on January 19. The clearer part of the year begins around September 26. The cloudier part of the year begins around June 1.
On January 19, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 39% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 19% of the time.
On July 24, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast, mostly cloudy, or partly cloudy 50% of the time, and clear or mostly clear 11% of the time.
The probability that precipitation will be observed at this location varies throughout the year. Precipitation is most likely around August 6, occurring in 32% of days. Precipitation is least likely around December 5, occurring in 7% of days.
Over the entire year, the most common forms of precipitation are light rain, moderate rain, and thunderstorms.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 43% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around June 15, when it is observed during 13% of all days.
Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 39% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around August 6, when it is observed during 12% of all days.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 17% of those days with precipitation. They are most likely around July 24, when it is observed during 11% of all days.
During the warm season, which lasts from June 2 to September 23, there is a 27% average chance that precipitation will be observed at some point during a given day. When precipitation does occur it is most often in the form of moderate rain (37% of days with precipitation have at worst moderate rain), light rain (35%), and thunderstorms (26%).
During the cold season, which lasts from November 30 to March 11, there is a 10% average chance that precipitation will be observed at some point during a given day. When precipitation does occur it is most often in the form of light rain (57% of days with precipitation have at worst light rain) and moderate rain (39%).
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at any time during the year at this location or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 44% (comfortable) to 92% (very humid) over the course of the year, rarely dropping below 29% (dry) and reaching as high as 100% (very humid).
The air is driest around October 12, at which time the relative humidity drops below 49% (comfortable) three days out of four; it is most humid around September 2, exceeding 88% (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 year, the dew point typically varies from 38Â°F (dry) to 73Â°F (very muggy) and is rarely below 29Â°F (dry) or above 77Â°F (oppressive).
There are two periods in the year that are most comfortable: The first is between March 17 and May 23 and the second is between September 28 and December 11. The air feels neither too dry nor too muggy during these periods.
Over the course of the year typical wind speeds vary from 2 mph to 18 mph (light air to fresh breeze), rarely exceeding 31 mph (high wind).
The highest average wind speed of 11 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around May 2, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 17 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 8 mph (light breeze) occurs around July 20, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 15 mph (moderate breeze).