What is the best time to visit Miami?

The best time to visit Miami is between March and May. The holiday season is over, spring has arrived, and the temperature is anywhere between 21 degrees and 26 degrees. Miami, Florida has warm weather all through the year and gets a fair share of rains from June to November. August is the hottest month where the temperature soars up to 37 degrees Celsius combined with a good deal of humidity. April and November are the dry months with least rainfall and great weather. June has torrential downpours which can be due to the effect of Caribbean weather. September-November is said to be the hurricane season and visiting during this time can be a little tricky. But, the beaches are least crowded, there heat and humidity from summer and hotels are available at a great deal.

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Monthly Weather in Miami

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 19 25
February 20 26
March 20 25
April 23 27
May 24 29
June 25 29
July 27 31
August 26 31
September 26 30
October 25 29
November 21 26
December 22 26

Miami in High Season/ Peak Season

Winter (November to April) is the most popular season to visit Miami. While the other parts of the country are subjected to harsh cold weather, Miami is simply perfect. It has a slight nip in the temperature right enough to enjoy outdoors all day. Also, there is no dearth of things to do. From contemporary art fairs, wine and food festival, a music festival to a boat show, there is a wide range of things to do. The nightlife and happy hours come alive keeping the spirits up.

Miami in Shoulder Season

The shoulder season in Miami lasts from October to November. With the kids back in school and weather cooling off a bit, you will get a lot of offers on popular hotels. You can go sailing and try other exciting water sports like diving or flyboard305. There might be chances of rainfall, but nothing more than a few minutes or hours of showers. October is also Miami Attractions month and there are good discounts on excursions for all adventure seekers and nature lovers.

Miami in Off Season

The months of June, July, August, and September comprise of the offseason in Miami. This is also marked as the hurricane season and the cyclone is usually expected between mid of August until the end of September. The hurricane does not hit the city every year and is closely monitored. The early warning systems are very accurate for people who would like to go on a vacation during this season. The temperature is expected to soar very high during July but on the upside, it gives you easy access to all fancy restaurants and hotels of your choice. There are also great spa deals you could discover around this time for a competitive price.

Miami in January - February

Weather
January is the driest and also the coldest month in Miami. The average temperature during day time is around 26 degree Celsius and drops about 16 degrees during the night. The humidity is comparatively lesser and a great time to enjoy the place. The weather in February is almost similar and varies only about a degree or two. It is one of the busiest seasons with people coming over to escape the harsh winter and accommodation rates, and everything else can be a bit higher than the usual.

Events & Festivals 
The Art Deco Weekend which happens in the mid of January is a longest-running community festival in Miami. The government celebrates the unique architecture, history, art, culture, and design. It is a three days outdoor festival with over 85 individual events and its time catch some live music, vintage photography, art, or even watch a fashion show. Miami marathon and half marathon is another annual event that attracts about 20,000 participants from all over the country. It happens during the last week of January, and although it tests your skill and patience, it comes with a great scenic view.

February is a busy month in Miami with an international boat show that happens in the middle of the month along with an arts festival. This month also ends with South Beach wine and food festival where a dozen celebrity chefs and culinary experts participate in it. The city comes alive with so much celebration around it.

Miami in March

Weather
Miami welcomes a warm spring season around March with an average temperature of 27 degrees. It is perfect for soaking up some sunshine and even get a tan. But, it is still a busy season with so many events lined up attracting a lot of crowds. It is better to book accommodations in advance.

Events & Festivals in March
March is a fantastic season for music lovers to visit Miami. With Carnaval happening in the first week and the ultra-music festival happening at the end of the month, it attracts over 70,000 music lovers all over the world. But, that's not all. If you are interested in tennis, the Miami Open happens during the middle of the month, and you can see your favourite stars perform at your favourite holiday destination. There is also an international orchid festival which showcases more than 10,000 different kinds. The first week of March is declared as the sailing week, which attracts around 200 sailors every year. There are so many things to look forward to doing in this season.

Miami in April

Weather
The temperature further increases in April, and it’s time to bring out your higher SPF sunscreens and umbrellas. The average temperature lingers around 25 degrees. You can find some good deals on accommodation as the holiday season winds off.

Events & Festivals in April
Beach Polo World Cup is one of the hottest events which take place at the end of the month. Both professional and amateur polo players participate in a weekend of adrenaline pumped matches on the beach. Also, if you are looking for an offbeat thing to do, Miami-Dade county fair and expo happens during the first week which has the largest indoor and outdoor events suitable for an entire family.

Miami in May

Weather
In this final month of spring, Miami gets a considerable amount of sunshine which is about 280 hours. The temperature is around 31 degrees which makes it difficult to get by during the day. You can look for accommodation with air conditioning, and you might even get the hotel of your choice at a great deal.

Events & Festivals in May
Cinco De Mayo (Mexican New Year) is celebrated in the first week of May with pomp and fare with delicious Mexican specialities and fabulous cocktails. Memorial Day weekend is observed here officially kick-starting the summer.

Miami in June - July - August

Weather
June marks the beginning of summer in Miami with temperature soaring up to 32 degrees Celsius. And, July and August are the hottest months in the year with occasional showers. A sudden outburst of showers can increase the humidity, and it is advised to carry clothes accordingly. Since the schools are closed during this season, a lot of family vacations happens in Miami. The theme parks can be a little crowded, but there are great deals on spas and hotels available. Make sure you book one which has an air conditioning facility.

Events & Festivals
Miami Film Month begind in June, with so many events planned around the entertainment and showbiz industry. From July 1st week to August end, it is Miami Spa month where there are some killer offers on spa retreats. The prices go back to usual in September, and there is nothing better than winding down a hot summer day with relaxing massage.

Miami in September

Weather
The precipitation level in Miami during September is pretty high and is officially the rainy month. It is a much-needed respite after the sweltering heat. September and November are also marked as the hurricane months. Although the hurricane doesn’t make a landfall every year, it is a gamble to travel during these months. There is also a steep price drop during this month not only on accommodation but also for other recreational activities.

Miami in October - November

Weather
During these last fall months, there is a steady temperature drop in Miami, and it is somewhere between 28 degrees and 20 degrees Celsius. The winds are much, and the humidity is bearable. This officially marks the shoulder season of Miami. The nightlife during this season is incredible, and there are also a lot of family-friendly events that take place during this time.

Events & Festivals in October-November
October is declared as the attractions month in Miami, and you can get special discounts for hottest attractions including Miami Sea Aquarium, Zoo, Everglades National Park, and more. The last week of October is when Halloween is observed. The event is pedestrian friendly and comes alive with people across all age groups dressing up in different costumes, trick or treating.

During the first week of November, Miami International Auto Show takes place displaying the latest models of trucks, cars, SUV from over 40 top auto manufacturers. There is an exciting book fair that places during the second week.

Miami in December

Weather
Miami receives the least hours of sunshine during December clocking it about 209 hours. The temperature is between 26 degrees and 17 degrees Celsius which make it perfect for spending your Christmas with some sun. This also officially marks as the peak season making all the rates and bookings go up. Book at least 4 to 6 months in advance to get the hotel of your choice.

Events & Festivals in December
Art Basel America is an annual premier art show which offers an excellent platform for renowned galleries and artists. The event covers a significant work of modern and contemporary art attracting all art lovers.

Christmas is celebrated in Miami in their style. Although, it is not a winter wonderland, there are wrapped palm trees, Santa structures made from sand, and some lip-smacking food. The city comes alive in bidding a farewell to the year it was.

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