Days of Sunshine Per Year in Florida

Number of Sunny Days

In the table below, the average number of Sunny Days for a city in Florida is the total days in a year when the sky is mostly clear. This includes the days when cloud covers up to 30% of the sky during daylight hours.

Partly Sunny Days have cloud covering from 40% to 70% of the sky during the daytime.

Total Days With Sun is a sum of the Sunny plus Partly Sunny days. The rest of the days are mainly overcast, with at least 80% cloud cover. All the numbers are annual averages, made from years of weather watching.

Annual days of sunshine
City Sunny
Partly Sunny
Total Days
With Sun
Apalachicola 128 113 241
Daytona Beach 97 132 229
Fort Myers 98 168 266
Jacksonville 94 127 221
Key West 104 155 259
Miami 74 175 249
Orlando 89 147 236
Pensacola 105 123 228
Tallahassee 102 129 231
Tampa 101 143 244
West Palm Beach 75 159 234

Amount of Sun

Here's another way to look at how much sunshine a city gets. The % Sun number measures the percentage of time between sunrise and sunset that sunshine reaches the ground. Again, these amounts are yearly averages based on many years of weather observations.

Percent sunshine yearly
City % Sun
Apalachicola 67
Jacksonville 63
Key West 76
Miami 70
Pensacola 60
West Palm Beach 66

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

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