The best times to visit Myakka State Forest for ideal weather are

October 15th 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.



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Weather in Myakka State Forest


Average temperatures in Myakka State Forest vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th 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 Myakka State Forest, 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 93.3°F (34.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.3°F (24.1°C) at night.

Myakka State Forest Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Myakka State Forest 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.

Myakka State Forest Perceived Temperature (F)


Myakka State Forest Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Myakka State Forest 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 75.3 62 51
Feb 77.1 63.9 52.6
Mar 81 67.5 55.4
Apr 85.9 73.3 61.5
May 90.2 77.5 65.8
Jun 92 80.6 71.7
Jul 91.7 81.4 74.2
Aug 92.3 82.1 75.1
Sep 90.8 80.2 73.4
Oct 87.1 75.8 67.1
Nov 81.6 68.4 58
Dec 78.7 65.6 55

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 24.1 16.7 10.6
Feb 25.1 17.7 11.4
Mar 27.2 19.7 13
Apr 29.9 22.9 16.4
May 32.3 25.3 18.8
Jun 33.3 27 22.1
Jul 33.2 27.4 23.4
Aug 33.5 27.8 23.9
Sep 32.7 26.8 23
Oct 30.6 24.3 19.5
Nov 27.6 20.2 14.4
Dec 25.9 18.7 12.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Myakka State Forest are November, December, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid February. For example, on the week of February 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early July with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.

When can you find snow in Myakka State Forest? 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 Myakka State Forest.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Myakka State Forest (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 11% 0 1.6
Feb 11% 0 1.6
Mar 15% 0 3
Apr 11% 0 2.3
May 15% 0 2.5
Jun 36% 0 8.2
Jul 41% 0 7.5
Aug 42% 0 9.1
Sep 34% 0 6.7
Oct 15% 0 2.8
Nov 6% 0 1.5
Dec 9% 0 1.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 11 0 4.1
Feb 11 0 4.1
Mar 15 0 7.6
Apr 11 0 5.8
May 15 0 6.4
Jun 36 0 20.8
Jul 41 0 19.1
Aug 42 0 23.1
Sep 34 0 17
Oct 15 0 7.1
Nov 6 0 3.8
Dec 9 0 3.6


Humidity and Wind

Myakka State Forest has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (58.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (74%).

Wind in Myakka State Forest is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 7.5 knots (8.6 MPH or 13.9 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 June where average top sustained speeds reach 16.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Myakka State Forest.

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 6.7 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Feb 6.8 Light breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Mar 7.5 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Apr 7.1 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
May 6.8 Light breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Jun 5.8 Light breeze 15 Significant breeze
Jul 4.9 Light breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Aug 5.2 Light breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Sep 5.2 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Oct 6.2 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Nov 6.7 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Dec 6.4 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.7%
Feb 63.5%
Mar 58.9%
Apr 60.3%
May 60.3%
Jun 67.7%
Jul 71.4%
Aug 72.7%
Sep 74%
Oct 67.7%
Nov 66.5%
Dec 69.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Myakka State Forest?

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 Myakka State Forest, the United States is March, followed by February and April. 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 Myakka State Forest 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 46.8 in September means 46.8% of the tourists vs. March.



Overall Myakka State Forest Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.8°F (33.2°C) and 78.3°F (25.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 5 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 11 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Myakka State Forest, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.7°F (33.2°C) and 79.8°F (26.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 10 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 Myakka State Forest to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 80.1°F (26.7°C) and 74.1°F (23.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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