How Often Does the Sun Shine in Jacksonville?
The average annual sunshine level in Jacksonville, Florida is 63%. That means the sun is shining 63% of the time it could possibly be shinning in Jacksonville on a yearly basis. The rest of the time, during daylight hours, clouds cover the city and block the sun.
The sunniest month of the year in Jacksonville is April at 73%, followed by May at 70%. March receives 68% sunshine, June gets 66% followed closely buy July at 65% and August at 64%.
The least sunniest month of the year in Jacksonville is December at 54%, followed by January and September at 58% each. Both October and November receive 60% sunshine, and February is 62%.
How Does the Annual Average Sunshine Level in Jacksonville Compare to Other Florida Cities
In general, the annual average sunshine level of 63% in Jacksonville is above average for all the cities in the United States. But in the state of Florida, a 63% annual average sunshine level is at the low end of the spectrum.
Key West - 76%
Miami - 70%
Orlando - 70%
Apalachicola - 66%
Pensacola - 60%
Other United States Cities with 63% Annual Sunshine Levels
All these cities have the same 63% annual average sunshine levels that Jacksonville, Florida has. That does not mean that any of these cities have the same climates as Jacksonville, they just get the same amount of sunshine that Jacksonville does on a yearly basis.
Charleston, South Carolina
Rapid City, South Dakota
Wilmington, North Carolina
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