Florida: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Get the most favorable time to go to Florida from average climate conditions in many locations like West Palm Beach or Islamorada, below.

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When is the best time to go to Florida?

When is the best time to go to Florida? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Florida, the weather is good everywhere in March, April, May, October, November and December
  • The best months to go to Miami are January, February, March, April, May, August, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Miami are June, July, August, September and October
  • September is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Jacksonville, St. Augustine and Fernandina Beach, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Miami are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Florida for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
tolerable to good* Florida in january
tolerable to good* Florida in february
good to perfect* Florida in march
good to perfect* Florida in april
good Florida in may
tolerable to good* Florida in june
tolerable to good* Florida in july
tolerable to good* Florida in august
tolerable to good* Florida in september
good to perfect* Florida in october
good Florida in november
good Florida in december

When to go to Florida by city

Miami

Best time to go to Miami

The best months to go to Miami are january, february, march, april, may, august, october, november and december.

Key West

Best time to go to Key West

The best months to go to Key West are january, february, march, april, may, june, october, november and december.

Orlando

Best time to go to Orlando

The best months to go to Orlando are january, february, march, april, may, october, november and december.

Tampa

Best time to go to Tampa

The best months to go to Tampa are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, october, november and december.

Everglades National Park

Best time to go to Everglades National Park

The best months to go to Everglades National Park are january, february, march, april, may, june, october, november and december.


Climate and Weather in Florida

A southeastern State of the United States, Florida mixes both subtropical and tropical climates. The northern and central areas notably undergo a humid subtropical climate and the south including Miami, enjoys a tropical climate.

The Rainy season in Florida and Miami

Due to its tropical climate, Florida has two main seasons. The first, or the rainy season is also known as the hurricane season. The latter takes place from May to October and is characterized by sweltering heat and high humidity. Most cyclones and hurricanes affecting the US state occur at this time of year.

Miami, Florida's capital, experiences high temperatures during this period and such, throughout the most part of the day. Generally the rain which is very present, appears in the form of thunderstorms by late afternoon. On the other hand, the hours of sunlight in Florida and more particularly in Miami, are very high. Swimming is very pleasant at this time of the year, as the sea is around 30° C!

The Dry Season in Miami and Florida

The dry season in Florida is another great season for this American state. The winters are particularly dry and mild, especially in the south such as in Miami. Even during the coldest months between December and February, temperatures remain very pleasant overall. In the northern part of the state however, towards Jacksonville, the temperatures are much lower. The snow is very rare in Florida, however there may be a few days of frost - more specifically in northern Florida.

Note that even in the winter, swimming is still possible because the water temperature is around 22° C during this period.

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Temperatures and rainfall in Florida

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Florida and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Miami, Key West, Orlando, Tampa and Everglades National Park, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Florida

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cities in Florida (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About Florida

What can I do in Florida?

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Is this weather information for Florida reliable?

Climate data for Florida has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Florida allows us to determine the average for each month in Miami, Key West, Orlando, Tampa, Everglades National Park, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Key Largo, and 18 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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