Located in Florida, aptly nicknamed the Sunshine State, Jacksonville unsurprisingly experiences a humid subtropical climate with distinct seasons.
Residents should expect mild winters (December to February) where temperatures range between 41°F (5°C) and 68°F (20°C). Summers, from June to August, are hot and humid with temperatures reaching up to 91°F (33°C). Thunderstorms, caused by high levels of humidity, bring heavy rainfall during the summer months.
Hurricanes and tropical storms can occur in Jacksonville and may be dangerous. In the case of a storm or hurricane, it's important to follow any warnings or directives issued by local authorities.
►For some ideas of things to do in Jacksonville take a look at the Lifestyle in Jacksonville page
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