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Best time to visit Miami, FL, USA

Our verdict

The best time to visit Miami is September

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, September is the best time to go to Miami.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Miami can reach a maximum of 31℃ (88℉). In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 15℃ (59℉) at night.

If you’re keen to see the sights of Miami during the day, the sun stays up the longest around July. The wet season in Miami falls around August, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in January instead.

To learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to visit Miami, keep reading below. Plus, you’ll find tools to help you get the best deals on travel and hotels too!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

July

Miami seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Miami as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Miami 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 Miami

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 Miami 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.

Miami 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 Miami 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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JUL
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OCT
NOV
DEC

Miami in January

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 9 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Miami in February

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 9 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Miami in March

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 9 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Miami in April

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 12 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Miami in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 15 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Miami in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 19 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Miami in July

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 21 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Miami in August

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 65mm (3") over 21 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Miami in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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

Miami in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 17 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Miami in November

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 12 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Miami in December

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Miami is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 31℃ (87℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Miami is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Miami 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 Miami, 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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