The best times to visit Madison for ideal weather are

March 5th to May 20th

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



Other Madison Travel Info

Weather in Madison


Average temperatures in Madison vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 30th 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 Madison, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 95.2°F (35.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74°F (23.3°C) at night.

Madison Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Madison 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.

Madison Perceived Temperature (F)


Madison Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Madison 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 64.7 51.5 41.1
Feb 67.8 53.9 42.3
Mar 75.6 61.1 48.8
Apr 82.1 68.1 55.6
May 88.5 74.9 62.2
Jun 93.6 80.5 70.1
Jul 93.8 81.3 72.1
Aug 93.4 81.2 72.8
Sep 89.3 77.3 68.3
Oct 82 68.4 57.8
Nov 73.2 58.6 47
Dec 69.5 55.9 45.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 18.2 10.8 5.1
Feb 19.9 12.2 5.7
Mar 24.2 16.2 9.3
Apr 27.8 20.1 13.1
May 31.4 23.8 16.8
Jun 34.2 26.9 21.2
Jul 34.3 27.4 22.3
Aug 34.1 27.3 22.7
Sep 31.8 25.2 20.2
Oct 27.8 20.2 14.3
Nov 22.9 14.8 8.3
Dec 20.8 13.3 7.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Madison are May, October, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid May. For example, on the week of May 7th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 23rd.

When can you find snow in Madison? 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 Madison.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Madison (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 2.4
Feb 21% 0 3.8
Mar 18% 0 3
Apr 15% 0 4.7
May 11% 0 2.1
Jun 20% 0 4.3
Jul 32% 0 5.5
Aug 29% 0 5.3
Sep 18% 0 3.5
Oct 12% 0 2
Nov 13% 0 2.3
Dec 18% 0 3.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 14 0 6.1
Feb 21 0 9.7
Mar 18 0 7.6
Apr 15 0 11.9
May 11 0 5.3
Jun 20 0 10.9
Jul 32 0 14
Aug 29 0 13.5
Sep 18 0 8.9
Oct 12 0 5.1
Nov 13 0 5.8
Dec 18 0 8.1


Humidity and Wind

Madison has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (53.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (67.7%).

Wind in Madison is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 3.9 knots (4.5 MPH or 7.2 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 10.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.6 Barely noticeable 9 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.6 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.9 Barely noticeable 9.6 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.7 Gentle breeze
May 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 2.9 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.5 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Aug 2.7 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.2 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.2 Barely noticeable 8.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.9 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.5 Barely noticeable 8.9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 57.7%
Feb 55.6%
Mar 53.8%
Apr 55%
May 54.3%
Jun 61.1%
Jul 65.3%
Aug 67.7%
Sep 66.2%
Oct 62%
Nov 60.4%
Dec 65%


Is it Safe to Travel to Madison?

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 Madison, FL, US is July, followed by October 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 Madison in January. 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 46.7 in January means 46.7% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Madison Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.5°F (33.1°C) and 69°F (20.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

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 6 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Madison, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.3°F (32.9°C) and 70.6°F (21.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Madison to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 71.4°F (21.9°C) and 63.8°F (17.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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