Best Time to Visit Key West

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Key West. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Key West. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Key West for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 18 °C to 32 °C
Waves Symbol 23 °C to 30 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 1.695.87 in (3 – 12 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Key West: Overview

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JuneJun
Very hot (average up to 28 °C)
JulyJul
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AugustAug
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SeptemberSep
Very hot (average up to 28 °C)
OctoberOct
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Climate Chart Key West

Climate Chart Key West
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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Key West

In the following, you will find the climate table for Key West, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature24°24°26°28°30°31°32°32°31°29°27°25°
Night Temperature18°19°21°22°25°26°26°26°26°24°22°19°
Water Temperature24°23°24°26°28°29°30°30°29°28°26°25°
Precipitation (inch)2.011.81.711.753.465.093.615.035.854.422.842.02
Rainy days55436981112855
Hours of Sunshine891011111111109888
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature is 25.4 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: July (29.1 °C)
Coldest month: January (21.1 °C)

The maximum water temperature is 30 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
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Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 39.59 inch on 81 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

You cannot expect snow in any month.

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, May is the sunniest month with an average of 11 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 9.4 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Popular Activities

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Key West Dolphin Watch and Snorkel Eco Tour | Key West: Sunset Party Cruise by Catamaran | From Key West: Old Town Trolley 12-Stop Hop-On Hop-Off Tour | Key West Champagne Cruise at Sunset | Key West: Parasailing Flights | Ghosts & Gravestones Tour of Key West | Key West 2.5-Hour Urban Adventure Quest Scavenger Hunt |

Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Key West
broken clouds     broken clouds, 19.4 °C
Clouds: 75 %       Wind: 18 mph NNW
Air Pressure: 1020 hPa       Humidity: 61 %
Last updated: 21st Jan 2019, 02:53 am
The next days …
21st Jan 201922nd Jan 201923rd Jan 201924th Jan 201925th Jan 201926th Jan 2019
sky is clear15 °C to 20 °Cfew clouds22 °C to 23 °Clight rain24 °C to 24 °Clight rain21 °C to 23 °Csky is clear18 °C to 19 °Clight rain17 °C to 18 °C
15 °C to 20 °C22 °C to 23 °C24 °C to 24 °C21 °C to 23 °C18 °C to 19 °C17 °C to 18 °C
Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 12 %Clouds: 15 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 88 %Clouds: 76 %
No PrecipitationNo Precipitation0.08 in of rain0.04 in of rainNo Precipitation0.1 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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USA: Regions

Key West is part of the holiday destination USA. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

Key West: Experiences of our Visitors

There are 5 reviews for Key West holiday already. Average rating is 4.6 of 5 stars.
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    Phil, 38 years old was there in August

    Extremely hot and humid. During the day 36 to 37 degrees. Even at night hardly below 30 degrees. A short thunderstorm otherwise pure sun.

    Perfect if you like hot 🙂

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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    Norbert, 40 years old was there in April

    3 times already at the end of March – beginning of April. Perfect weather every time for all kinds of activities. If it rains, then for max 30 min, and then war´s also a pleasant refreshment. Also pleasantly warm in the evening until late. Simply pure Caribbean!

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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    Alex, 35 years old was there in March

    Sun Sun Sun!
    We had the luck that from early to late short trousers weather prevailed…

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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    Renate, 59 years old was there in May

    Sunny-wind still-evenings pleasant slight cooling.
    It was the beginning of May!
    So before the hurricane season!

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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    Andreas, 6 years old was there in February

    The temperatures were always around the pleasant 20-25 degrees Celsius. One day it was extremely windy and it started to rain heavily. However, this did not stop our walk through the city (gives rain protection). Otherwise we were very satisfied!

    Weather Rating: 3 stars – Mixed

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