Monthly Guide to Florida's Weather, Festivals and Events

Plan your Florida vacation with these helpful guides and tips!

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If you are planning a Florida vacation, one of the hardest things to do is decide the best time to visit. Many plan their vacations around the weather, holidays or special events; but, just as many are limited to specific vacation times planned around when the children are out of school or when they can get away from their jobs.

These handy month-by-month guides to weather conditions, weather forecasts, water temperatures, best times to go and special events will help you plan the best time for your family to visit Florida.


  • If you want to avoid large crowds, packed attractions and expensive lodging, make plans to visit Florida during one of its off-seasons. Getting the best deals on travel and hotels often goes hand-in-hand with understanding Florida's high and low travel months.
  • If you're wondering what are the best times to visit Disney World, many factors influence theme park attendance — special events, holidays, promotions, weather and park hours. Each theme park even has certain days that are the busiest. These month-by-month tip guides will let you know what to expect during your visit — from crowd levels to perks and helpful tips to cautions and warnings.
  • Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30; however, August through October typically sees the most tropical activity. If you will be traveling in Florida during hurricane season, use these tips to help keep your family safe and secure.