The National Weather Service reports an average annual precipitation of about 55 inches in Dade County. March is the wettest month with an average of just over 6 inches. October, the driest month, has an average of just over 3 inches. The mean annual maximum and minimum temperatures are about 72 and 47 degrees, respectively, and the average for the year is 60 degrees.
However, it is not uncommon to have a few days where the temperature soars into the 90s and a few days when the thermometer dips into the teens. It is, however, unusual to have several consecutive days in either temperature range.
The freeze-free season normally extends from April 12 to late-October - Averaging around 200 days in length.