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Miami is one of the world's most popular sunny coasts and a huge coastal metropolis in Florida. Its coastal location and proximity to the Gulf Stream determine the climate of the city. So it can be described as a tropical monsoon that is characterized by hot and wet summers and pleasantly warm winters with rare rains. The sea breeze slightly softens the heat of the long summer. On average there are 250 sunny days per year and 129 days of precipitation like rain or sleet. If you would like to know day forecast or Miami weather this week, you can find it below. To choose the best time to visit the coast of Florida, use the weather forecasts for the entire week.
August is definitely the hottest month. The average temperature in summer usually reaches 84.2 °F (29°C ). The cool weather is observed from December until the beginning of March. During this time an average daily temperature rarely drops below 70°F.
Miami is a perfect place for sun lovers, as there are, on average, 248 sunny days per year on the coast of Florida. It means 3,155 hours of sunshine and a great mood. So if you're heading for a dose of UV, then the best months to visit are March and April. In winter, there is much less sunlight. In summer, you can often see clouds, but Florida weather should not upset you during this time. The sun shines there even after thunderstorms.
January and December are the months with the lowest UV index with an average maximum of 5, while the peak UV intensity in the summer can be as high as 11.
Due to the influence of the tropical climate, there is no dry season on this territory. Although the least amount of precipitation falls in winter. From May to October, the weather is wet due to excess rain showers. Thus, most rainfall occurs during these 6 months (1300 mm). During the hot and wet season, daily thunderstorms with lightning occur in unstable air masses. But as a rule, the rains are short and do not affect the length of the sunshine day.
Over 97% of tropical activity occurs between June and the end of November. Miami as the coastal city of Florida can suffer from hurricanes on average about every 5 years. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA), most hurricanes hit the coast in September. The average wind speed is 110 mph, so during this time you need to be very careful, monitor the weather forecast, and not neglect official warnings.
Winter here will delight you with a comfortable climate and the warmest temperatures on the United States mainland. The average temperature in winter is 69.8°F (21°C), with a minimum of 61°F (16.1°C) and a maximum of 78°F (25.7°C). In winter, there is much less sunlight than in summer (7.5 hours of sunshine per day). Rainfall is fairly rare during this time, so winter in the coastal metropolis of Florida is considered the least rainy season with a normal humidity level.
December is a moderately hot month. The average temperature is about 71.2°F (21.8°C), which is very comfortable for tourism. The nights in December are quite cold, and the temperature can drop to 50°F (10°C).
January is the coldest month with an average temperature of 68.6°F (20.3°C). There are only 8 rainy days in January, similar to December. The rest of the time can be spent on huge sandy beaches, where there is a place for everyone. The sea is warm enough to swim all year round, as the temperature of the water does not drop below 74.5 °F (23.5 °C).
Typical coastal weather in February is not so chilly as the temperature in February rarely drops below 60 °F (15.5 °C). However, anything below 60 is considered cold. So prepare warm clothes or a coat just in case.
Spring is by far the most beautiful time to visit the city. Humidity is not yet as high as in summer, there is no exhausting summer heat and stuffiness. Instead, spring will bring comfortable weather with little rainfall and 9.5 hours of sunshine daily.
The first month of spring on the coast of Florida is a moderately hot month, with average temperatures between 78.8°F (26.5°C) and 64.4°F (18°C). The sea is warm enough for swimming, so you can easily spend time in the water.
Weather in April is very similar to March. The average temperatures are the same. Although there are 20 more hours of sunshine than in March, making April an even better time to travel.
May is also a moderately hot month. The temperature can reach around 80.1°F (26.7°C). The water temperature this month is very comfortable, 80°F (27°C). Meanwhile, the precipitation is increasing (on average, 11 days a month), as the season of heavy rains and hurricanes begins in the summer. You can enjoy plenty of thrilling events like Formula 1 racing and Caribbean music.
Summer here is quite difficult for tourists to adapt to, as it is very humid, oppressive, and hot. The tropical climate has its influence on the sunny coast. The maximum temperatures in June reach 89°F (31.8°C), so profuse sweating cannot be avoided. A beautiful sea, where you can freshen up a little, becomes a real saving. Although the water temperature in June is not much lower than the air temperature, on average, 84°F (28.5°C).
July in Florida, is a typical tropical monsoon climate month. The weather in July is very difficult to predict, in the afternoon, as a rule, heavy rains fall on the coast. However, July is a very good time to visit the resort for families, for those who do not like crowds, and for those who want to avoid spending a lot of money.
August is the warmest month in Florida with an average temperature fluctuating between 91°F (32.6°C) and 82.6°F (28.1°C). If you can handle the heat well and are not afraid of hurricanes, then come to the city in August. Plus, you'll enjoy more breathing room at the area's top attractions, hotels, and restaurants, and cheaper service.
The weather in September remains hot and humid with an average temperature of 82.9°F (28.3°C). During the time from mid-August through the end of September, the coast is commonly affected by the Cape Verde hurricanes. The advantage of visiting the sunny city in September is the low prices in the best hotels and restaurants, which are sometimes not available during the high season.
October is a warm autumn month in Florida. The weather in October is comfortable. October's moderate temperatures are especially appreciated by the locals, especially as hurricane season is coming to an end. There are no more tourists on the beach, so you can fully enjoy the spacious coastline and warm water of about 83°F (28°C).
Weather in November will delight you with warm temperatures, as they rarely drop below 20°C during this time. Hurricanes and heavy rains are less and less disturbing Miami's coast. A relatively dry, warm, and comfortable season for recreation is coming.