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    Weather overview for Fort Lauderdale

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    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (130)Fort Lauderdale (United States of America) is a place with a tropical climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 24.6°C(76.3°F) in January to 33.0°C(91.4°F) in August. The least rainy month in Fort Lauderdale is April with its 6days of rain, the rainiest month is August, when it rains 17days. Sea temperatures are in the following range: 24.4°C(75.9°F) in February to 29.4°C(85.0°F) in August. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in August with 24.4°C(75.9°F), the lowest in January with 14.6°C(58.3°F).

    January weather

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (131)The tourist season continues in Fort Lauderdale. The day temperature is on its minimum, with its value being 24.6°C(76.3°F), while the sea temperature continues to descent. The night temperature is on its minimum, with its value of 14.6°C(58.3°F).

    February weather

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (132)The tourist season continues in Fort Lauderdale, while the dry season is about to start. The day temperature starts to rise, its value is 25.3°C(77.5°F), while the minimum of the sea temperature is observable, with its value being 24.4°C(75.9°F). The beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed, with its value of 72mm(2.82in). The night temperature starts to rise, the value of this measure is 15.4°C(59.7°F).

    March weather

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (133)The tourist season is close to its peak in Fort Lauderdale. The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, with its value of 7days, while the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, the value of this measure is 83mm(3.27in). The day temperature continues to rise, its value is 26.4°C(79.5°F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 9hours. The maximum of the wind speed can be noticed in this month.

    April weather

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (134)The tourist season is close to its peak in Fort Lauderdale. The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 28.1°C(82.6°F), while the beginning of the rise of the sea temperature could be noticed in this month. The number of rainy days reaches its minimum, with its value of 6days, while the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value of 89mm(3.49in). The humidity is on its minimum, with its value of 68%.

    May weather

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (135)The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 30.1°C(86.2°F) in Fort Lauderdale, and the rise of the sea temperature can be observed as well, with its value being 26.8°C(80.2°F). The tourist season is taking place. The number of rainy days starts to rise, its value is 10days, while the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 136mm(5.34in). The night temperature continues to rise.

    June weather

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (136)The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 31.8°C(89.2°F) in Fort Lauderdale, and the rise of the sea temperature can be observed as well, its value is 28.1°C(82.7°F). The wet season is about to start. The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, with its value of 15days, while the maximum of the rainfall amount can be noticed, its value is 235mm(9.23in). The night temperature continues to rise.

    July weather

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (137)The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 32.6°C(90.7°F) in Fort Lauderdale, and the sea temperature continues to rise too, with its value of 29.0°C(84.2°F). The ongoing wet season is noticeable. The rainfall amount descent's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 168mm(6.60in). The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 24.0°C(75.2°F). The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, with its value of 10hours.

    August weather

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (138)The day temperature reaches its maximum, its value is 33.0°C(91.4°F) in Fort Lauderdale, and the maximum of the sea temperature can be noticed too in this month. The wet season continues. The number of rainy days reaches its maximum in this month. The maximum of the night temperature is observable in this month. The wind speed reaches its minimum, its value is 3.2.

    September weather

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (139)The beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed, its value is 32.0°C(89.6°F) in Fort Lauderdale, and the beginning of the descent of the night temperature could be noticed as well. The wet season is taking place in September. The rainfall amount continues to rise, its value is 214mm(8.41in). The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 8hours. The maximum of the humidity is observable.

    October weather

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (140)The tourist season is at its beginning in Fort Lauderdale. The sea temperature starts to descent, with its value being 28.1°C(82.6°F), while the descent of the day temperature can be observed. The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, the value of this measure is 13days, and the rainfall amount starts to descent as well, with its value of 152mm(5.97in). The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 22.4°C(72.3°F).

    November weather

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (141)The tourist season continues in Fort Lauderdale. The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 27.8°C(82.0°F), and the descent of the sea temperature can be observed too, its value is 26.7°C(80.0°F). The rainfall amount continues to descent, with its value of 96mm(3.77in), and the descent of the number of rainy days can be observed as well, the value of this measure is 9days. The night temperature continues to descent, with its value of 19.2°C(66.6°F).

    December weather

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (142)The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 25.6°C(78.1°F) in Fort Lauderdale, and the descent of the sea temperature can be observed as well, the value of this measure is 25.4°C(77.8°F). The descent of the number of rainy days can be observed, its value is 7days, while the rainfall amount is on its minimum in this month. The ongoing tourist season is noticeable. The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed, its value is 7hours.

    FAQs

    How many hours of sun to expect in Fort Lauderdale in January?

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (143)In January in Fort Lauderdale, you can expect around 7hours of sunshine.

    Is it hot in Fort Lauderdale in February?

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (144)In February in Fort Lauderdale, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    What is the sea temperature in Fort Lauderdale in March?

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (145)The temperature of the sea in Fort Lauderdale in March is 24.6°C(76.2°F). It will be comfortable for you to spend even a long time in a sea warm like this, there will be people for whom this temperature will be too low or too high.

    Is there a wet season in April in Fort Lauderdale?

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (146)No, there is no wet season in April in Fort Lauderdale - you can expect 6days of rain during the month.

    What is the temperature in Fort Lauderdale during the day in May?

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (147)The average daily temperature in Fort Lauderdale in May is 30.1°C(86.2°F). The great temperature for lying by the sea or pool and sunbathing, everywhere else you will probably be a bit hot. Don't forget to drink during the day, in these temperatures you should hydrate yourself a lot.

    How humid is Fort Lauderdale in June?

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (148)Humidity in Fort Lauderdale in June is 77%. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.

    How windy is Fort Lauderdale in July?

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (149)In Fort Lauderdale in July, there will be an average wind scale of 3.3.

    Is September part of the dry season in Fort Lauderdale?

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (150)No, September is not a dry month in Fort Lauderdale, expect rain approximately 17days in a month.

    How many days of precipitation on average can I expect in Fort Lauderdale in October?

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (151)There are 13days, which are rainy in October in Fort Lauderdale, that is, days with precipitation more than 2mm(0.08in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 2.9days of the week, or in general - 42% days.

    Is November a good month to visit Fort Lauderdale?

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (152)November is the best month to visit Fort Lauderdale. The temperature during the day will be nice 27.8°C(82.0°F). The seawater temperature reaches ideal 26.7°C(80.0°F). At night, temperatures hover around a pleasant 19.2°C(66.6°F). You can expect just 9days of rain during the month, taking an umbrella is not necessary.

    What is the air temperature in Fort Lauderdale in December at night?

    Fort Lauderdale weather and climate (153)The average night temperature in December in Fort Lauderdale is 16.4°C(61.5°F). This temperature is pleasant for a wide range of evening, night, and morning activities from sports to sitting outside in restaurants or evening walks.

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    What type of climate is Fort Lauderdale? ›

    According to the Köppen climate classification, Fort Lauderdale has a tropical rainforest climate (Köppen Af), landing just above a tropical monsoon climate (Köppen Am) in terms of precipitation. While the city does not have a true dry season, much of the seasonal rainfall comes between May and October.

    What's the coldest month in Fort Lauderdale? ›

    The coldest month of the year in Fort Lauderdale is January, with an average low of 62°F and high of 75°F.

    What is the best month to go to Fort Lauderdale? ›

    The best time to visit Fort Lauderdale is between December and April. Yes, anytime in that whole half of the year. The warm climate (between the high 50s and mid-80s) makes it an ideal getaway for anyone looking to escape bitter winter temperatures.

    Does Fort Lauderdale have good weather? ›

    With 3,000 hours of annual sunshine, and year-round average of 77 degrees Fahrenheit, Greater Fort Lauderdale is guaranteed balmy breezes, tropical nights and warm ocean water.

    Is Fort Lauderdale a good place to live? ›

    Fort Lauderdale is family-friendly

    A relatively safe place to live, find your fair share of family-friendly neighborhoods and homes as well as a highly ranked public school system.

    What is Fort Lauderdale best known for? ›

    City of Fort Lauderdale. Fort Lauderdale is famous for its beaches, arts, culture, and events. From shopping on Las Olas Boulevard to gondola rides on the canals, to a historic riverfront, this is the "Venice of America." Along Las Olas Boulevard, shopping, dining, and the historic districts.

    Is it expensive to live in Fort Lauderdale Florida? ›

    The cost of living in Fort Lauderdale, FL is 20% higher than the state average and 21% higher than the national average. Fort Lauderdale, FL housing is 51% more expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 1% pricier.

    Does it rain a lot in Fort Lauderdale? ›

    Although it's the hottest time of the year, summer in Fort Lauderdale is also one of the wettest seasons thanks to the arrival of tropical storms and hurricanes. June sees the most rain out of the year at nearly 10 inches, but the weather tends to be muggy, warm, and wet throughout the summer season.

    Does it snow in Fort Lauderdale? ›

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida gets 63 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year. Fort Lauderdale averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

    Is Fort Lauderdale always humid? ›

    Humidity and Wind

    Fort Lauderdale has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (59.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (71.9%). Wind in Fort Lauderdale is usually moderate. The windiest month is November, followed by March and May.

    Are Fort Lauderdale beaches crowded? ›

    The Beach at Lauderdale By the Sea (a town with an approximate population of 6,000) is a tranquil spot to spend the day. With plentiful parking, beach umbrella rentals, and nearby eateries, this delightful beach has everything you need for a relaxing experience away from the crowds.

    What do people wear in Fort Lauderdale? ›

    A dress-code in Fort Lauderdale is really non-existent, for the most part. In many casual establishments you can find people in short/jeans/sun dress and flip-flops.

    What is the rainy season in Fort Lauderdale Florida? ›

    When is rainy season in Fort Lauderdale? The wet season / rainy season takes place in the following months: June, August, September and October. This is the time of year where the majority of Fort Lauderdale's annual precipitation occurs.

    Does Fort Lauderdale hurricane? ›

    1. Southeast Florida (Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach) Southeast Florida is very susceptible to hurricanes, given its location at the tip of the state.

    Is Fort Lauderdale warm in February? ›

    Daily high temperatures increase by 2°F, from 75°F to 77°F, rarely falling below 68°F or exceeding 83°F. Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 62°F to 64°F, rarely falling below 49°F or exceeding 73°F.

    What is a good salary in Fort Lauderdale? ›

    The average salary in Fort Lauderdale is $57,256. A good hourly wage in Fort Lauderdale is $22.6 per hour. That works out to a good weekly wage of $903 per week and a good monthly wage of $3,916 per month. However, using the median income is only one way to calculate a good salary in Fort Lauderdale.

    Is Miami or Fort Lauderdale better? ›

    While Miami is certainly the more famous of the two cities, Fort Lauderdale has a lot to offer too. Known as the “Venice of America” because of its extensive network of rivers and waterways, Fort Lauderdale is a more laid-back and relaxing destination than Miami. It's also more affordable for the average vacationer.

    Is Fort Lauderdale safer than Miami? ›

    The bottom line is that although Miami Beach is statistically safer than Fort Lauderdale, your family will have access to extremely safe districts if you do a little research upfront and only explore those areas.

    How far is Fort Lauderdale from Disney? ›

    Located in central Florida, Disney is approximately 200 miles from the sunny south Florida town of Fort Lauderdale. If you're planning a trip to Disney World, you might be trying to find the best ways to travel on a budget.

    Is Fort Lauderdale a party town? ›

    If there's one place that's great for partying it's Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This is a fun city with many things to see and do during the day. At night, this city is a great place for partying. Whether you are going for a long weekend or even one night, you can find ways to let your hair down!

    Is Fort Lauderdale Good for retirement? ›

    Fort Lauderdale has been a popular retirement destination for decades. Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding communities in Broward County offer a growing cultural community, proximity to the water, year-round warm weather and an easy drive to Miami or West Palm Beach.

    Where is it cheapest to live in Florida? ›

    The most affordable places to live in Florida are:
    • Kissimmee, Fla.
    • Palm Coast, Fla.
    • Cape Coral, Fla.
    • Palm Bay, Fla.
    • Orlando, Fla.
    • Gainesville, Fla.
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    Is Fort Lauderdale walkable? ›

    Is Fort Lauderdale walkable? There are two sides to the answer. On the one hand we are very walkable compared to many Florida cities. We have housing, offices, shopping, entertainment, cultural centers, parks and natural areas all within compact geographic area.

    When was the last time a hurricane hit Fort Lauderdale? ›

    Hurricane Irma – September 2017

    Irma was one of the strongest hurricanes in the Atlantic region, based on maximum sustained winds, since the time Hurricane Wilma struck in 2005.

    Can you swim in Fort Lauderdale in February? ›

    Yes! The water temperature in Fort Lauderdale in february is pleasant. Swimming in february is pleasant in Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding area. The sea temperature is 74°F on average (min/max: 72°F/77°F), allowing you to swim for a long time and enjoy water sports.

    How much is the shuttle from Fort Lauderdale to Miami? ›

    Tri-Rail Transport from the Airports

    To access Tri-Rail from the Fort Lauderdale airport, catch a shuttle at the ground transportation level to the Tri-Rail station. You can expect to pay around $3.75 per person for a one-way ticket to Miami.

    When was the last time it snowed in Fort Lauderdale? ›

    In Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Palm Beach there has been only one known report of snow flurries observed in the air in more than 200 years; this occurred in January 1977 (though debate exists as to if this was rime or snow).

    What's the coldest month in Florida? ›

    January. January is the coolest month of the year in Florida, with average lows of around 49 F (around 10 C) in Orlando.

    How is Fort Lauderdale in July? ›

    Daily high temperatures are around 89°F, rarely falling below 85°F or exceeding 92°F. Daily low temperatures are around 78°F, rarely falling below 74°F or exceeding 82°F.

    What part of Florida has the best weather? ›

    With an average daily temperature of 73 degrees and only one day below freezing, it's no surprise this Treasure Coast city was named one of best when it comes to ideal weather.

    Is Fort Lauderdale safe? ›

    Fort Lauderdale is pretty safe, but you have to keep your wits about you at all times. Petty and violent crime are factors in some areas of Fort Lauderdale, so stick to the beaches and tourist zones, and you should be ok. Don't flash valuables or walk home excessively inebriated.

    Is Texas or Florida more humid? ›

    For instance, according to currentresults.com, the average relative humidity in a summer afternoon in Tampa is 63 percent compared to 44 percent in Dallas.

    What is the nicest beach near Fort Lauderdale? ›

    10 Best Beaches in Fort Lauderdale
    • Lauderdale-By-the-Sea Beach.
    • Central Beach.
    • Sebastian Street Beach.
    • Las Olas Beach.
    • Fort Lauderdale Jetties.
    • Loggerhead Park Beach.
    • Vista Park.
    • Earl Lifshey Ocean Park Beach.

    Is it safe to swim in Fort Lauderdale Beach? ›

    The beaches in Fort Lauderdale are very safe to swim in. With minimal current, exceptional water quality, typically calm sea conditions, shy marine life inhabiting the nearby coral reefs, and professional lifeguards stationed above, visitors find safe swimming conditions at the beautiful beaches of Fort Lauderdale.

    Is Hollywood Beach or Fort Lauderdale better? ›

    Its biggest advantage over Fort Lauderdale is that it's less expensive and it's closer to Miami. If you stayed in Hollywood Beach you'd be very close to Aventura Mall, which is a great mall. Hollywood Beach is heavily French-Canadian and very, very old. There are some decent restaurants to be had.

    Do people wear jeans in Florida? ›

    Jeans. Jeans are what to wear in Florida during the cooler winter months. While all styles, especially skinny and distressed, are popular, the cuffed boyfriend jean is a continual winner for women.

    Can you wear white jeans in the winter in Florida? ›

    So you can see that white jeans in winter are great for Florida style. Because winter, summer, spring, or fall, white jeans are always a fashion “YES” in Florida!

    What is Florida casual? ›

    Florida Casual

    Usually referred to as "resort casual", this dress code includes the same colorful blouse for ladies and the same polo or button down shirt for men (Tommy Bahama shirts are okay here) as the Casual dress code, but you'll want to choose khaki's or linen pants over jeans. Shoes optional for beach weddings.

    Where do you fly into for Fort Lauderdale? ›

    For flights to Fort Lauderdale, travelers have two main airport options: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) or Miami International Airport (MIA), slightly to the south. Both airports offer quick access to many of South Florida's best travel spots.

    Do people go to Ft Lauderdale for spring break? ›

    But outside of the movies, Fort Lauderdale is only one of the most popular spots for spring break, and it is not even the most popular, according to Atlass. “While Fort Lauderdale is still a highly demanded destination for Spring Breakers during the season,” said Atlass, “it isn't the most booked destination.

    What do people wear in Fort Lauderdale in April? ›

    April in Fort Lauderdale is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

    Which part of Florida is safest from hurricanes? ›

    If you want to stay as safe as possible from hurricanes but still want to reap the benefits of being a Florida citizen, inland Florida near the northern border of Georgia is the best place to live. It is the least hurricane-prone area in Florida.

    What is the safest city in Florida for hurricanes? ›

    10 Safest Florida Cities From Hurricanes?
    • Palatka.
    • Lake City.
    • Leesburg.
    • Orlando.
    • Sanford.
    • Kissimmee.
    • Naples.
    • Ocala.

    Which side of Florida gets the most hurricanes? ›

    In terms of Florida regions hardest hit, a Universal Property & Casualty report states that Northwest Florida (the Panhandle) is the most prone. It has been affected by 66 total hurricanes since 1851. After that there is Southwest Florida (49) and Southeast Florida (49).

    What is the best month to visit Fort Lauderdale? ›

    The best time to visit Fort Lauderdale is between December and April. Yes, anytime in that whole half of the year. The warm climate (between the high 50s and mid-80s) makes it an ideal getaway for anyone looking to escape bitter winter temperatures.

    What's the rainiest month in Fort Lauderdale? ›

    A lot of rain (rainy season) falls in the months: May, June, July, August, September and October. On average, June is the wettest month with 245 mm (9.7 inch) of precipitation. On average, March is the driest month with 58 mm (2.3 inch) of precipitation.

    What is the coldest month in Fort Lauderdale? ›

    The coldest month of the year in Fort Lauderdale is January, with an average low of 62°F and high of 75°F.

    Is it expensive to live in Fort Lauderdale Florida? ›

    The cost of living in Fort Lauderdale, FL is 20% higher than the state average and 21% higher than the national average. Fort Lauderdale, FL housing is 51% more expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 1% pricier.

    Does Fort Lauderdale have winter? ›

    Winter in Fort Lauderdale

    The winter season starts off in the height of the holiday tourist season in December, when hotel rates and airfare prices can be extremely high, and in January, snowbirds continue to flock down to Fort Lauderdale for the warm 70-degree Fahrenheit temperatures.

    What is the average humidity in Fort Lauderdale? ›

    Humidity and Wind

    Fort Lauderdale has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (59.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (71.9%). Wind in Fort Lauderdale is usually moderate. The windiest month is November, followed by March and May.

    Has Fort Lauderdale ever had snow? ›

    In Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Palm Beach there has been only one known report of snow flurries observed in the air in more than 200 years; this occurred in January 1977 (though debate exists as to if this was rime or snow).

    What is a good salary in Fort Lauderdale? ›

    The average salary in Fort Lauderdale is $57,256. A good hourly wage in Fort Lauderdale is $22.6 per hour. That works out to a good weekly wage of $903 per week and a good monthly wage of $3,916 per month. However, using the median income is only one way to calculate a good salary in Fort Lauderdale.

    What salary do you need to live in Fort Lauderdale? ›

    The recommended salary in Fort Lauderdale is $4,833 per month or $58,000 annually. This total reflects a salary that would allow a renter to live comfortably and afford to cover the median rent for a one-bedroom apartment which sits at $1,450.

    Is Fort Lauderdale or Miami better? ›

    While Miami is certainly the more famous of the two cities, Fort Lauderdale has a lot to offer too. Known as the “Venice of America” because of its extensive network of rivers and waterways, Fort Lauderdale is a more laid-back and relaxing destination than Miami. It's also more affordable for the average vacationer.

    Are Fort Lauderdale beaches crowded? ›

    The Beach at Lauderdale By the Sea (a town with an approximate population of 6,000) is a tranquil spot to spend the day. With plentiful parking, beach umbrella rentals, and nearby eateries, this delightful beach has everything you need for a relaxing experience away from the crowds.

    What do people wear in Fort Lauderdale? ›

    A dress-code in Fort Lauderdale is really non-existent, for the most part. In many casual establishments you can find people in short/jeans/sun dress and flip-flops.

    Does Fort Lauderdale hurricane? ›

    1. Southeast Florida (Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach) Southeast Florida is very susceptible to hurricanes, given its location at the tip of the state.

    What part of Florida is least humid? ›

    During the winter, north Florida and the Panhandle is much less humid than South Florida due to colder winter temperatures. Remember, colder air holds much less water vapor than warm air, so the colder parts of Florida will be less humid that warmer areas further south.

    Is Florida the most humid state? ›

    The ten states with the highest levels of relative humidity:

    Alaska (77.1%) Florida (74.5%) Louisiana (74.0%) Mississippi (73.6%) Hawaii (73.3%) Iowa (72.4%) Michigan (72.1%) Indiana (72.0%) Vermont (71.7%) Maine (71.7%).

    How many days of sun does Fort Lauderdale get? ›

    On average, there are 246 sunny days per year in Fort Lauderdale. The US average is 205 sunny days.

    Is it safe in Fort Lauderdale? ›

    OVERALL RISK : MEDIUM

    Fort Lauderdale is not the safest city in the United States, but if you follow the usual precautions, you can travel here safely and comfortably. Avoid certain areas of the town and do not mess with criminal groups to avoid trouble.

    What is the hottest state in the US? ›

    The Ten Hottest U.S. States
    • Florida. Florida is the hottest state in the U.S., with an average annual temperature of 71.5°F (21.9°C) between 1991 and 2020. ...
    • Hawaii. Hawaii is the second-hottest state in the U.S., with an average annual temperature of 70.2°F. ...
    • Louisiana. ...
    • Texas. ...
    • Georgia. ...
    • Mississippi. ...
    • Alabama. ...
    • South Carolina.

    What is in the middle of Florida? ›

    Middle Florida is a region in the Florida Panhandle between the Apalachicola and Suwannee Rivers. It includes the six easternmost counties of the Panhandle (Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, and Wakulla).

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