Clearwater Local Information, Stats, Weather, Climate
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Clearwater Florida is located in Pinellas County and is the county seat. It's nestled on the Pinellas Peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. It's home to about 115,000 residents and is about 90 minutes from Orlando. Clearwater is the highest coastal bluff on the west coast of Florida and it's close to St. Petersburg, Tampa, and Sarasota. It's considered part of the Tampa Bay Metropolitan area.
Clearwater's climate is subtropical and is mostly warm to hot year-round. There may be a few nights of frost but it's rare. Annual rainfall is 51 inches and the rainy season is June through September. It's not uncommon to have afternoon thunderstorms and a good shower, leveling off to a warm and sunny afternoon. The dry season is October through May when there is little change in the weather. The average temperatures are highs in the 70s and 80s for the summer and lows in the 50s in the winter and 70s in the summer. Record highs are typically in the upper 90s. Being right on the water keeps things cooled off most of the time and of course, the beach is always the best option for keeping cool.