Miami Travel Guide

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Best Times to Visit Miami

The best time to visit Miami is between March and May. During these months, you'll be able to enjoy daily temperatures in the 70s for non-peak rates, while the rest of the country is still defrosting. The year-round tropical climate and partying ways of nearby Miami Beach mean tourists – lots of tourists – from northern states, South America, Europe, Asia, anywhere and everywhere year-round. And when there are special events, the city sees even more visitors and higher hotel rates. For the best chance of scoring deals, book around the city-wide events or during the sweltering summer months.

Weather in Miami

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Average Temperature (°F)
75.2
59.2
76.5
60.4
79.2
64.2
82.4
67.8
85.3
72.1
87.6
75
89.1
76.3
89.1
76.6
87.8
75.9
84.6
72.1
80.4
66.7
76.6
61.5
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Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Average Precipitation (in)
2.01
2.08
2.39
2.85
6.21
9.33
5.7
7.58
7.63
5.64
2.66
1.83
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Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Data sourced from the National Climatic Data Center

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June-August

Miami's summer temperatures are generally in the low 90s with lots of humidity – muy caliente. Also, this is the start of the dreaded hurricane season. Storm or not, this time is also Miami's rainiest. But, on the upside, hotel rates will hit rock bottom.

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September-November

Autumn doesn't make much of an impression on Miami. Hurricanes remain a threat, but the average monthly rainfall and the temperatures drop only slightly.

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December-February

This is why the residents of Miami love their home. With very little precipitation and daily highs in the mid-70s, winter is a spectacular time to visit. But you'll have to be vigilant if you want a decent hotel rate.

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March-May

The spring break crowd will mostly head to Miami Beach, but the city is not out of reach. March witnesses an influx of visitors, but the masses will diminish as the temperature climbs throughout the season. With average highs in the 80s and hurricanes nowhere off the coast, this shoulder season is a great time to enjoy Miami. 

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Popular Times to Visit Miami

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Tourism volume is estimated based on in-market destination search query interest from Google and on travel.usnews.com in 2015-2016. Hotel prices are sourced from a sample of U.S. News Best Hotels rates through 2015-2016.

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