Key West
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Key West

The best time to visit in Key West in Florida is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Key West is 30°C in August and the lowest is 23°C in January. The water temperature is between 24°C and 32°C.

Key West has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Key West or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Key West by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 23 23 23 25 27 29 29 30 29 28 26 24
Water temperature (°C) 24 24 26 27 29 30 31 32 31 30 28 25
Precipitation (mm) 31 25 17 36 57 71 77 102 115 99 33 25



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14 day weather forecast Key West

The weather for Key West will be 25° till 22° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Sunday
16 january
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25°C
19°C
8.1 mm
75%
9 Bft
ZW
24°C
1
Monday
17 january
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22°C
17°C
0.9 mm
25%
6 Bft
WNW
24°C
1
Tuesday
18 january
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19°C
17°C
0.1 mm
20%
5 Bft
ZO
24°C
1
Wednesday
19 january
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23°C
19°C
0.4 mm
10%
5 Bft
O
24°C
1
Thursday
20 january
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23°C
21°C
0.3 mm
10%
4 Bft
ONO
24°C
2
Friday
21 january
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23°C
21°C
0.4 mm
10%
5 Bft
NW
24°C
1
Saturday
22 january
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22°C
14°C
0 mm
0%
7 Bft
ONO
24°C
2
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Sunday
23 january
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24°C
16°C
10.4 mm
80%
10 Bft
ZZW
24°C
2
Monday
24 january
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23°C
18°C
1.5 mm
35%
10 Bft
NW
24°C
1
Tuesday
25 january
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19°C
17°C
1.0 mm
35%
7 Bft
NO
24°C
1
Wednesday
26 january
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22°C
19°C
0.3 mm
10%
6 Bft
O
24°C
2
Thursday
27 january
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22°C
22°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
ONO
24°C
2
Friday
28 january
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22°C
21°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
N
24°C
2
Saturday
29 january
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21°C
17°C
1.0 mm
25%
10 Bft
NNW
24°C
2

Climate Key West

Key West has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Key West is 26° degrees and there is about 690 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 136 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Key West

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 23 23 23 25 27 29 29 30 29 28 26 24
Night temp. (°C) 21 21 22 24 26 28 29 29 28 27 24 23
Water temp. (°C) 24 24 26 27 29 30 31 32 31 30 28 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 31 25 17 36 57 71 77 102 115 99 33 25
Days with rain 11 10 11 12 15 18 20 22 23 19 13 12
Dry days 20 18 20 18 16 12 11 9 7 12 17 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 9 9 10 12 11 12 10 9 8 7 6
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4
UV-index 5 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6

Key West weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Key West? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Key West?

Key West is located in Florida. It lies in a straight line at 1,936 km from New York.

The coordinates of Key West are:

  • Latitude: 24.5557025
  • Longitude: -81.7825914

The GPS coordinates are 24° 33' N, 81° 46' W

How long is the flight to Key West?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Key West is approximately 5 h. 40 min.

What are the nearest airports to Key West?

These are the airports closests to Key West:

  • Key West International Airport (2 km) — Key West
  • Juan Gualberto Gomez International Airport (173 km) — Varadero
  • José Martí International Airport (185 km) — Havana

How many inhabitants are there in Key West?

Key West has approximately 29,377 inhabitants.

How big is Key West?

The area of Key West is around 2,735 km².

What is the currency of Key West?

In Key West the US dollar (USD) is used to pay.

What is the area code of Key West?

The area code to call Key West is +1.