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Best time to visit Miami Beach, FL, USA

Our verdict

The best time to visit Miami Beach is October

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Miami Beach such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, October is the best time of year to go.

In summer, temperatures can reach as high as 31℃ (88℉) in the middle of the day. The weather in the winter, especially around January, can reach a minimum of 15℃ (59℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Miami Beach 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 January instead.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Miami Beach. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools you’ll ever need to help you book your travel!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

July

Miami Beach seasons

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

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 Beach 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 Beach 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 Beach 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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JUN
JUL
AUG
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OCT
NOV
DEC

Miami Beach 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 Beach in January, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Miami Beach 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 Beach 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 Beach 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 Beach in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Miami Beach 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 Beach in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Miami Beach 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 Beach in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Miami Beach 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 Beach in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Miami Beach 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 Beach in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Miami Beach 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 Beach in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Miami Beach 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 Beach in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Miami Beach 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 Beach in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Miami Beach 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 Beach in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Miami Beach 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 Beach in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Miami Beach 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 Beach 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 Beach 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 Beach, 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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