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Best time to visit Palm Beach, FL, USA

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The best time to visit Palm Beach is April-May

Palm Beach 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 Palm Beach get to around 32℃ (89℉) in the height of summer. The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of 14℃ (58℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Palm Beach, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around July. On average it rains the most days in August, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Palm Beach, including a monthly climate breakdown, what to pack, and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

July

Palm Beach seasons

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

Palm 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 Palm 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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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Palm Beach in January

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 10 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Palm Beach in February

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 9 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Palm Beach in March

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Palm Beach in April

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Palm Beach in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Palm Beach in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 21 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Palm Beach in July

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 70mm (3") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Palm Beach in August

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 93mm (4") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Palm Beach in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 73mm (3") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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

Palm Beach in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 17 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Palm Beach in November

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Palm Beach in December

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 11 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Palm Beach is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 30℃ (86℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Palm 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 Palm 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 Palm 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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