ORLANDO, Fla. -- The unofficial start to fall is this weekend.
- Fall season starts on Sept. 22
- Hurricane season continues for Central Florida
- September can be one of the wettest months
It is hard to believe that Labor Day is upon us and we're entering the final days of summer! Of course, the Fall Equinox is on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 9:54 p.m., but meteorological fall kicks off Sept. 1.
So what type of temperatures and rainfall do we typically experience across Central Florida during the fall months?
Most importantly, hurricane season peaks in the Atlantic Ocean on Sept. 10 and then the tropical activity slowly wanes into the months of October and November.
Central Florida's rainy season continues into September before drying out during the months of October and November. September is actually Daytona Beach's wettest month while it is the second wettest for Melbourne and in Orlando it is the fourth wettest month for the year.
Here's a month-by-month breakdown of the average high and low temperatures along with the normal rainfall for each month for Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne.
AVG. HIGH: 89.5° AVG. LOW: 72.7° NORMAL RAINFALL: 6.06”
AVG. HIGH: 84.6° AVG. LOW: 66.4° NORMAL RAINFALL: 3.31”
AVG. HIGH: 78.4° AVG. LOW: 58.6° NORMAL RAINFALL: 2.17”
AVG. HIGH: 86.9° AVG. LOW: 72.2° NORMAL RAINFALL: 6.96”
AVG. HIGH: 82.0° AVG. LOW: 65.9° NORMAL RAINFALL: 4.21”
AVG. HIGH: 76.0° AVG. LOW: 57.3° NORMAL RAINFALL: 2.69”
AVG. HIGH: 88.4° AVG. LOW: 72.7° NORMAL RAINFALL: 7.64”
AVG. HIGH: 84.1° AVG. LOW: 67.9° NORMAL RAINFALL: 5.06”
AVG. HIGH: 78.5° AVG. LOW: 59.5° NORMAL RAINFALL: 2.88”