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Best time to visit Clearwater, FL, USA

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The best time to visit Clearwater is April-May

Clearwater is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, April-May is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

The very hottest temperatures in Clearwater get to around 31℃ (89℉) in the height of summer. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Clearwater is around 11℃ (51℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Clearwater in July, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. August sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in March instead.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Clearwater, as well as our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

March

Most daylight

July

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Clearwater seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Clearwater as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Clearwater is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Clearwater

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Clearwater for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Clearwater climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Clearwater for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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FEB
MAR
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JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Clearwater in January

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 7 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Clearwater in January, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Clearwater in February

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 7 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Clearwater in February, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Clearwater in March

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Clearwater in March, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Clearwater in April

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Clearwater in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Clearwater in May

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Clearwater in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Clearwater in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 58mm (2") over 17 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Clearwater in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Clearwater in July

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 66mm (3") over 21 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Clearwater in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Clearwater in August

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 22 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Clearwater in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Clearwater in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 55mm (2") over 21 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Clearwater in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Clearwater in October

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Clearwater in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Clearwater in November

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Clearwater in November, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Clearwater in December

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Clearwater in December, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Clearwater is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 31℃ (88℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Clearwater is generally around March. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in March first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Clearwater is generally around August, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of August too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Clearwater, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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