Fort Lauderdale Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Fort Lauderdale, Florida during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Fort Lauderdale, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cool weather.

The first set of high and low temperatures are averages for 2010 to 2019. Everything else here is based on 1981 to 2010 weather.

10-year temperature averages for Fort Lauderdale, 2010 to 2019
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
75 58 January 24 14
78 61 February 25 16
79 62 March 26 17
84 69 April 29 20
86 72 May 30 22
89 76 June 32 24
90 77 July 32 25
91 77 August 33 25
89 76 September 32 24
86 73 October 30 23
81 66 November 27 19
78 63 December 26 17
84 69 Year 29 21
30-year temperature averages for Fort Lauderdale, 1981 to 2010
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
75 57 January 24 14
77 59 February 25 15
79 62 March 26 16
82 66 April 28 19
86 71 May 30 22
89 74 June 31 24
90 75 July 32 24
90 76 August 32 24
89 75 September 32 24
86 72 October 30 22
81 66 November 27 19
77 60 December 25 16
83 68 Year 29 20

Days of Hot Weather in Fort Lauderdale

About half of summer days at Fort Lauderdale have temperatures peaking in the 90s Fahrenheit. Spring and fall months also see an occasional day of 90-degree weather.

But it doesn't normally get any hotter. Temperatures topping 100 °F (over 38 °C) are not expected here.

Days per month in Fort Lauderdale of at least 70, 80 or 90 °F
  70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
January 27 6 0
February 25 8 0
March 25 12 0
April 30 20 1
May 31 29 3
June 30 30 9
July 31 31 13
August 31 31 16
September 30 30 8
October 31 30 2
November 30 20 0
December 28 9 0
Year 353 256 52

How Often Fort Lauderdale Has Cool Temperatures

Even in winter, Fort Lauderdale's temperature seldom drops below 40 °F. On average, only three nights a year get that cold. Once every few years, a December or January night here gets down to freezing.

Days per month on average in Fort Lauderdale when the minimum temperature drops to 50 or 40 °F and lower
  40 °F
4 °C
50 °F
10 °C
January 1 7
February 1 5
March 0 2
April 0 0
May 0 0
June 0 0
July 0 0
August 0 0
September 0 0
October 0 0
November 0 1
December 1 5
Year 3 20
References

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Month and Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 1981-2010 U.S. Climate Normals. (Data Access. FTP.)

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