Monthly weather forecast and climate
Lake Buena Vista, FL

The climate of Lake Buena Vista is of humid subtropical type (Köppen climate classification Cfa) with hot, humid and wet summers and mild, relatively less rainy winters. The city lies in Orange County in the central part of Florida in the United States. The Atlantic Ocean and the warmer waters of the Gulf of Mexico chiefly influence the climate of Lake Buena Vista.

Lake Buena Vista is the home of the Walt Disney World and lies at a low elevation of 29 meters above sea level. The topography is mainly flat, with approximately 96% of land and 4% water. Plenty of greenery and numerous resorts occupy a significant part of the city. The city derives its name from the adjoining lake that is a small body of water east of the Buena Vista Golf Course. Bonnet Creek is a canal that divides Lake Buena Vista and the adjacent city of Bay Lake.

Lake Buena Vista has remarkably sunny weather throughout the year with hot and wet summers. The peak temperatures in August can easily surpass the 100°F (37.8°C) mark with most of the summer days at least at a high of 90°F (32.2°C). Winters are mild and warm with relatively lesser rainfall than the summer. The cold season sees high temperatures mostly below 80°F (26.7°C), while the lows may drop to 40°F (4.4°C), with a rare occurrence of freezing nights. Spring and autumn are warm and pleasant with less rain, but autumn is vulnerable to tropical storms.

Lake Buena Vista receives abundant annual sunshine of 2900 hours. The precipitation registers an ample 52" (1320.8mm) annually and occurs throughout the year, with summer as the wettest period. Snowfall and fog are mostly absent due to the southern location and proximity to the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Thunderstorms, hurricanes, and tornadoes frequently occur from June to December like the rest of Florida, but the intensity is much less by the time the winds reach Lake Buena Vista.

The highest recorded temperature in Lake Buena Vista is 103°F (39.4°C), while the lowest temperature on record is 19°F (-7.2°C).
The best time to visit Lake Buena Vista is from March to May during the spring, with warm weather and relatively moderate precipitation. The popular tourist destination also has comfortable weather in January and February during the winter with smaller crowds and lower rates than the peak tourist season. Spring is a fantastic period for outdoor activities as well as swimming, with the water temperatures in the mild zone, and mostly sunny days.

The worst time to visit Lake Buena Vista is during September and October when the hurricane season is at its peak. The temperatures are high, the conditions are humid, and the rainfall is heavy. Thunderstorms and hurricanes are frequent and dangerous as apparently sunny days change at the drop of a hat. Outdoor activities are challenging with the possibility of storms, especially during the afternoons.

Lake Buena Vista is vulnerable to hurricanes, tornadoes, and thunderstorms during the wet period from June to December. Hurricanes, tornadoes, and tropical cyclones assume dangerous proportions during the hurricane season, with a peak during September and October. The storms bring torrential rainfall and floods and cause terrible destruction to life and property in their aftermath. Category 4 hurricanes such as Irma in 2017 occasionally occur and make landfall.

January is the coldest month of the year in Lake Buena Vista with warm days and mild to cold nights. The average temperatures are in the range of 47°F (8.3°C) to 71°F (21.7°C). Weather in January »

The temperatures in Lake Buena Vista are mostly in the 50°F (10°C) to 74°F (23.3°C) range with beautiful warm days and breezy evenings. Weather in February »

The temperatures in Lake Buena Vista average in the pleasant range of 53°F (11.7°C) to 77°F (25°C) with long, warm days. Weather in March »

April has near-perfect weather in Lake Buena Vista in the average range of 58°F (14.4°C) to 82°F (27.8°C) with little rain and a low amount of humidity. Weather in April »

May sees brilliant daily sunshine of 11 hours as the temperatures rise gradually. The average temperatures are between 65°F (18.3°C) to 87°F (30.6°C). Weather in May »

June is the start of the summer, which brings heavy rainfall and hot, humid weather. The 7.7" (195.6mm) of precipitation also brings stormy weather. Weather in June »

July is a hot and wet month during the summer with an uncomfortable mugginess in the atmosphere. The average temperatures soar to the range of 73°F (22.8°C) to 91°F (32.8°C). Weather in July »

August is the hottest and wettest month of the year in Lake Buena Vista, and the weather tends to be stormy at times. The rain gauge accumulates 7.9" (200.7mm). Weather in August »

September sees a drop in temperatures that register in the 72°F (22.2°C) to 89°F (31.7°C) with the arrival of the lovely fall season in Lake Buena Vista. Weather in September »

October sees thunderstorms and hurricanes that make their way from the Atlantic Ocean. The average temperatures are between a moderate 65°F (18.3°C) to a warm 84°F (28.9°C). Weather in October »

November is the driest month of the year, with the rainfall slightly north of 2.2" (55.9mm). The frequency and intensity of the storms decrease substantially. Weather in November »

December has comfortable temperatures in the average zone of 50°F (10°C) to 73°F (22.8°C) in Lake Buena Vista as the mild winter arrives in the city. Weather in December »

What is the coldest month in Lake Buena Vista?

With an average high-temperature of 71.6°F (22°C) and an average low-temperature of 48.2°F (9°C), January is the coldest month.

How much does it rain in Lake Buena Vista?

Throughout the year, in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, there are 112 rainfall days, and 49.1" (1248mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What are the warmest months in Lake Buena Vista?

Warmest months in Lake Buena Vista are June through August, with an average high-temperature of 91.4°F (33°C).

What is the rainiest month in Lake Buena Vista?

July is the month with the most rainfall in Lake Buena Vista. Rain falls for 16 days and accumulates 7.6" (194mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Lake Buena Vista?

November is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 7 days and accumulates 2" (51mm) of precipitation.
Average rainfall - Lake Buena Vista, FL
Average rainfall days - Lake Buena Vista, FL
Average daylight / Average sunshine - Lake Buena Vista, FL

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

Months with most sunshine are March, April, May, June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).