When is the best time to go to Lakeland?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Lakeland are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are May, June, July, August and September
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are June, July and August

Annual weather in Lakeland

For full information about the climate and weather in Lakeland a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 54°F/70°F
February 58°F/74°F
March 59°F/77°F
April 67°F/85°F
May 72°F/88°F
June 77°F/90°F
July 79°F/92°F
August 79°F/92°F
September 76°F/90°F
October 70°F/85°F
November 63°F/77°F
December 59°F/74°F

Weather and climate in Lakeland

Lakeland enjoys a humid subtropical climate (without dry season and with hot summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Lakeland is 83°F (ranging from 70°F in january to 92°F in august). Annual rainfall is 39.8in, with a minimum of 1.1in in november and a maximum of 7.5in in july.
  • From january to may the climate is good. the thermometer goes up to 88°F°C and it rains about 22% of the time in may.
  • Between june and september the climate is passable, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 90°F in average and it rains in september about 5.3in.
  • Between the months of october and december the climate is beautiful. It is for example 74°F as maximum temperature in december and, in december, 1 days of rain are expected.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Lakeland

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Lakeland: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Lakeland

Find out when Lakeland has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Lakeland

  • Very low season in Lakeland
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: July.
  • Low season in Lakeland
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, May, June, August, September and November.
  • High season in Lakeland
    The number of visitors to Lakeland is high in: February, April and October.
  • Peak season in Lakeland
    The largest number of tourists visiting Lakeland is during: March and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Lakeland month by month

Best time for low prices in Lakeland

Average prices of hotels in Lakeland month by month

Generally, August is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Lakeland. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, March is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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