Monthly weather forecast and climate
Naples, FL

Magnificent aerial view of the white sandy shores of Naples in Florida, complete with a view of the city structure and plantation
Magnificent aerial view of the white sandy shores of Naples in Florida, complete with a view of the city structure and plantation
Naples has a tropical wet and dry type of climate (Köppen climate classification Aw) with hot, humid and wet summers and short, mild, and relatively dry winters. The city lies on the Gulf Coast of Florida in the United States, the Collier County, in the southern part of the state. The nearness to vast water bodies, such as the Gulf of Mexico, and exposure to the warm Gulf current have a significant influence on the climate.

Naples lies at sea level, with one-fourth of its total area of 16.4 square miles occupied by water. The boundary with the Gulf Coast has a 10-mile long beach with magnificent white soft sand that makes it a hot spot for tourism. The landscape is flat terrain, while the nearby water bodies consist of many rare species of marine plants and animals. Saltwater marshes, bays, and natural inlets form a vital part of the marine ecosystem around Naples.

Naples has a wet season that lasts from May to October and a dry season from November to April. Summers in Naples are long and hot, typical of the tropics, and a part of the wet season. The days register high temperatures that average up to 93°F (33.9°C), while the nights are mostly at 72°F (22.2°C). Winters are short and mild, with the average low temperatures barely dropping to 53°F (11.7°C) at the peak of January. Spring and fall are brief transitional periods with mild weather.

Naples has more than 300 sunny days during the year, which receives ample annual sunshine of 2738 hours. The average precipitation during the year is an abundant 56" (1422.4mm) with a wet peak period from June to September that accounts for two-thirds of the annual rainfall. The hurricane season lasts from June to November, which brings torrential rain and catastrophic winds to the city. The sea temperatures remain in the mild 66°F (18.9°C) to warm 87°F (30.6°C) zone. Snow is absent, while the growing season lasts for 365 days as Naples is frost-free throughout the year.

The highest temperature recorded till date in Naples is 99°F (37.2°C) in 1986, while the lowest on record is 26°F (-3.3°C) in 1982.
The best time to visit Naples, a year-around popular tourist destination, is in the dry season, from January to April.
The weather is pleasant with the temperatures in the moderate range, and the rainfall is significantly less than the wet season. The sea waters are inviting, and the temperatures are in the mild to warm range. Fewer crowds and discounted rates in March and April make them attractive.

The worst time to visit Naples is during the peak of the wet season from June to September when the rainfall is high and temperatures scale the peak of the year.
The summer is humid, and the conditions are hot as the precipitation is in the form of heavy showers rather than drizzling, persistent rain. Occasional storms stall the city and close the beaches for long periods.

Naples is prone to hurricanes, tornadoes, and occasional floods, during the Hurricane season that runs from June to November. Tropical storms are less frequent on the Gulf Coast than the Atlantic side of Florida, but Naples faces the risk of storms, a few times during the year. Wind speeds reach above 150 miles per hour during the storms, and heavy rainfall causes flooding in the city.

January is the coldest month of the year, but it is a pleasant time to visit the city in the relatively dry season. The winter is mild, and the average temperatures are in the 53°F (11.7°C) to 75°F (23.9°C) zone. Weather in January »

February sees mildly warm days during the winter season in Naples with partly cloudy skies. The average temperatures are in the pleasant range of 55°F (12.8°C) to 78°F (25.6°C). Weather in February »

March is a dry month in Naples with the rainfall at a moderate 2.2" (55.9mm) amid partly cloudy skies. The warm Gulf current keeps the seawater temperatures in a comfortable range. Weather in March »

The high temperatures touch 84°F (28.9°C) during most of the days, while the nights are pleasant and mostly below 60°F (15.6°C). Sailing, surfing, and boating are favorite activities. Weather in April »

May is the beginning of the wet season in Naples, which sees a rise in humidity and temperatures. The average temperatures are in the warm range of 68°F (20°C) to 89°F (31.7°C). Weather in May »

The average temperatures are in the warm and humid zone between 72°F (22.2°C) to 91°F (32.8°C) as the summer sun takes its toll. Nights are warm and cloudy most of the time. Weather in June »

The average temperatures are in the range of 73°F (22.8°C) to 93°F (33.9°C), which feel much higher due to the cloud cover and high humidity. Afternoons are mostly stormy with a heavy downpour. Weather in July »

August is the hottest month of the year in Naples, with an average high temperature of 93°F (33.9°C). The heat quotient is more due to the humidity as temperatures rarely go above 96°F (35.6°C). Weather in August »

September brings 8.7" (221mm) of abundant rainfall in Naples as the city experiences warm and wet weather. The average temperatures are in the 74°F (23.3°C) to 92°F (33.3°C) range. Weather in September »

October sees a substantial drop in rainfall to 3.8" (96.5mm) in Naples, but make no mistake - the wet season is not over yet. The cloudy skies give way to the sun for 6.5 hours a day. Weather in October »

November is the beginning of the dry season in Naples with the average temperatures in the range of 62°F (16.7°C) to 83°F (28.3°C). The precipitation registers a moderate 2.1" (53.3mm). Weather in November »

December is the driest month of the year in Naples with 1.7" (43.2mm) of rainfall. The average temperatures are in the 56°F (13.3°C) to 78°F (25.6°C) range. Weather in December »

What is the coldest month in Naples?

With an average high-temperature of 74.7°F (23.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 53.1°F (11.7°C), January is the coldest month.

How much does it rain in Naples?

In Naples, Florida, during the entire year, the rain falls for 110 days and collects up to 55.6" (1413.3mm) of precipitation.

What are the months with the coldest ocean in Naples?

January and February, with an average ocean temperature of 66.7°F (19.3°C), are months with the coldest seawater. Swimming in 66.7°F (19.3°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Naples?

January and December, with an average UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Naples?

April through August, with an average UV index of 11, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the wettest month in Naples?

July is the month with the most rainfall in Naples. Rain falls for 14 days and accumulates 9.2" (233.2mm) of precipitation.

What is the warmest month in Naples?

With an average high-temperature of 92.8°F (33.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 74.1°F (23.4°C), August is the warmest month in Naples.

What month is the ocean warmest in Naples?

With an average ocean temperature of 87.3°F (30.7°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater. The surface water temperatures above 86°F (30°C) are arguably considered as unpleasant for swimming, and any intense water activity, as the refreshing effect of water is missing.

What is the driest month in Naples?

December is the month with the least rainfall in Naples, Florida. Rain falls for 6 days and accumulates 1.7" (43.4mm) of precipitation.
Average temperature - Naples, FL
Average rainfall - Naples, FL

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (233.2mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (43.4mm).

Average rainfall days - Naples, FL
Average sea temperature - Naples, FL

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (30.7°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (19.3°C).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Naples, FL
Average UV index - Naples, FL