The best times to visit Bartow for ideal weather are

October 22nd to April 29th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Bartow Travel Info

Weather in Bartow


Average temperatures in Bartow vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 51st percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Bartow, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 93.4°F (34.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.2°F (24.6°C) at night.

Bartow Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Bartow Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Bartow Perceived Temperature (F)


Bartow Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Bartow Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 70.2 59.4 50.9
Feb 70.9 60.1 51.3
Mar 76.8 65.8 56.4
Apr 82.2 71.3 62.1
May 87.8 77.5 69.1
Jun 91.3 80.8 73.4
Jul 90.6 81.1 74.8
Aug 90.7 81.5 75.2
Sep 89.8 80.1 73.7
Oct 85.4 75.7 68.6
Nov 77.2 66.2 57.9
Dec 75.2 64.8 56.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 21.2 15.2 10.5
Feb 21.6 15.6 10.7
Mar 24.9 18.8 13.6
Apr 27.9 21.8 16.7
May 31 25.3 20.6
Jun 32.9 27.1 23
Jul 32.6 27.3 23.8
Aug 32.6 27.5 24
Sep 32.1 26.7 23.2
Oct 29.7 24.3 20.3
Nov 25.1 19 14.4
Dec 24 18.2 13.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bartow are November, December, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early November. For example, on the week of November 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late August with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of August 20th.

When can you find snow in Bartow? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Bartow.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bartow (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 14% 0 2.2
Feb 15% 0 1.6
Mar 13% 0 3.1
Apr 15% 0 3.8
May 20% 0 3.3
Jun 26% 0 4.5
Jul 32% 0 6.3
Aug 41% 0 8.8
Sep 19% 0 2.7
Oct 13% 0 1.7
Nov 6% 0 0.6
Dec 12% 0 1.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 14 0 5.6
Feb 15 0 4.1
Mar 13 0 7.9
Apr 15 0 9.7
May 20 0 8.4
Jun 26 0 11.4
Jul 32 0 16
Aug 41 0 22.4
Sep 19 0 6.9
Oct 13 0 4.3
Nov 6 0 1.5
Dec 12 0 4.1


Humidity and Wind

Bartow has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (52.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (69.6%).

Wind in Bartow is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 7.3 knots (8.4 MPH or 13.5 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late May where average top sustained speeds reach 15.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Bartow.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.4 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Feb 6.7 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Mar 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Apr 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
May 7 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Jun 5.6 Light breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Jul 4.7 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Aug 5.4 Light breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Sep 6 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Oct 6.7 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Nov 6.1 Light breeze 10.9 Significant breeze
Dec 5.9 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 61.5%
Feb 56.7%
Mar 53.3%
Apr 52.6%
May 57.2%
Jun 63.9%
Jul 68.6%
Aug 69.6%
Sep 68.6%
Oct 66%
Nov 61.4%
Dec 67.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Bartow?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Bartow, FL, US is March, followed by February and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Bartow in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 64 in September means 64% of the tourists vs. March.



Overall Bartow Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89°F (31.7°C) and 72.3°F (22.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Bartow, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.9°F (32.7°C) and 75.8°F (24.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Bartow to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 77.5°F (25.3°C) and 68.8°F (20.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: consistently 4 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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