The best times to visit Miami for ideal weather are

November 19th to April 1st

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


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Weather in Miami

Temperature

Average temperatures in Miami vary somewhat. 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 less temperate than some — in the 35th 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 Miami, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 92.2°F (33.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.3°F (25.2°C) at night.

Miami Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Miami Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Miami Perceived Temperature (F)

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Miami Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Miami 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 78.5 68.8 60.1
Feb 80.1 70.2 61.5
Mar 81.7 72.4 64
Apr 85.4 76.8 69.3
May 88 79.8 73
Jun 90.4 82.4 75.5
Jul 91.3 83.4 76.4
Aug 91.7 83.9 77.2
Sep 90.2 82.5 76.3
Oct 87.1 79.6 73.3
Nov 82.4 74.1 66.6
Dec 80.4 71.9 64

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 25.8 20.4 15.6
Feb 26.7 21.2 16.4
Mar 27.6 22.4 17.8
Apr 29.7 24.9 20.7
May 31.1 26.6 22.8
Jun 32.4 28 24.2
Jul 32.9 28.6 24.7
Aug 33.2 28.8 25.1
Sep 32.3 28.1 24.6
Oct 30.6 26.4 22.9
Nov 28 23.4 19.2
Dec 26.9 22.2 17.8


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Miami are January, 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 January. For example, on the week of January 1st 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 Miami? 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 10% 0 1
Feb 14% 0 2.3
Mar 13% 0 2.6
Apr 19% 0 4.8
May 19% 0 5.8
Jun 41% 0 10.2
Jul 43% 0 9.3
Aug 42% 0 9.3
Sep 44% 0 9.2
Oct 28% 0 6.5
Nov 19% 0 2.8
Dec 12% 0 2.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 0 2.5
Feb 14 0 5.8
Mar 13 0 6.6
Apr 19 0 12.2
May 19 0 14.7
Jun 41 0 25.9
Jul 43 0 23.6
Aug 42 0 23.6
Sep 44 0 23.4
Oct 28 0 16.5
Nov 19 0 7.1
Dec 12 0 6.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Miami has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (55.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (69.7%).

Wind in Miami is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and May. April’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.8 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 14.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 6.5 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Feb 6.8 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Mar 7.9 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Apr 8 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
May 7.9 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Jun 6.4 Light breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Jul 5.4 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Aug 5.6 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Sep 5.4 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Oct 6.6 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Nov 6.8 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Dec 6.6 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 60.7%
Feb 60.3%
Mar 55.8%
Apr 58.4%
May 60.5%
Jun 66.1%
Jul 66.2%
Aug 67.4%
Sep 69.7%
Oct 64.8%
Nov 61.7%
Dec 64.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Miami?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 07, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Miami, FL, US is March, followed by January and February. 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 Miami in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 54.5 in November means 54.5% of the tourists vs. March.



Overall Miami 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 80.4°F (26.9°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 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 12 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Miami, 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 81°F (27.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 13 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 perfect this time of year in Miami to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 81.5°F (27.5°C) and 78.1°F (25.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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