Disney World by Month: Crowds, Weather, and Events

What month is the best to visit Disney World?

Depending on the time of year you travel to Disney World, you can see a difference in crowds, prices, and events. It can be hard to decide when to plan your trip. As a general rule, if school is out, you will probably see larger crowds. But, that doesn’t mean that you HAVE to go during an off time or pull your kids from school.

I have put together a basic run down by month of what you might be able to expect at the parks:

January $-$$

Weather

  • Average high of 72 degrees
  • Average low of 52 degrees
  • Approximately 4 days of rain this month

Crowd Levels

  • Mostly light crowds
  • The first week is leftover holiday crowds and heavy

Notable events that might impact crowd levels

  • Disney’s marathon
  • Martin Luther King day
  • Festival of the Arts

February $-$$

Weather

  • Average high of 74 degrees
  • Average low of 53 degrees
  • Approximately 4 days of rain this month

Crowd Levels

  • Mostly light crowds
  • President's Day weekend will see heavy crowds

Notable events that might impact crowd levels

  • Presidents’ Day
  • Festival of the Arts

March $$

Weather

  • Average high of 78 degrees
  • Average low of 58 degrees
  • Approximately 5 days of rain this month

Crowd Levels

  • Moderate to heavy crowds
  • Spring break will cause heavy crowds

Notable events that might impact crowd levels

  • Spring break crowds
  • Flower and garden festival

April $-$$

Weather

  • Average high of 83 degrees
  • Average low of 63 degrees
  • Approximately 4 days of rain this month

Crowd Levels

  • Crowd levels will vary wildly this month
  • Easter holiday will cause heavy crowds
  • Spring break will cause heavy crowds

Notable events that might impact crowd levels

  • Easter crowds
  • Flower and garden festival

May $$

Weather

  • Average high of 88 degrees
  • Average low of 69 degrees
  • Approximately 5 days of rain this month

Crowd Levels

  • Light to moderate crowds
  • Lighter crowds earlier in the month
  • Memorial Day Weekend crowds

Notable events that might impact crowd levels

  • Memorial Day weekend
  • Flower and garden festival

June $$-$$$

Weather

  • Average high of 90 degrees
  • Average low of 73 degrees
  • Approximately 12 days of rain this month

Crowd Levels

  • Moderate to heavy crowds
  • Lighter crowds earlier in the month
  • Summer break crowds begin

Notable events that might impact crowd levels

  • Summer break

July $$$

Weather

  • Average high of 92 degrees
  • Average low of 75 degrees
  • Approximately 13 days of rain this month

Crowd Levels

  • Heavy crowds
  • Summer break crowds

Notable events that might impact crowd levels

  • Summer break
  • 4th of July

August $$-$$$

Weather

  • Average high of 91 degrees
  • Average low of 75 degrees
  • Approximately 14 days of rain this month

Crowd Levels

  • Moderate to heavy crowds
  • Summer break crowds
  • Moderate crowds later in the month as students go back to school

Notable events that might impact crowd levels

  • Summer break
  • Mickeys not so scary Halloween party

September $-$$

Weather

  • Average high of 89 degrees
  • Average low of 74 degrees
  • Approximately 10 days of rain this month

Crowd Levels

  • Mostly light crowds
  • Students return to school, but Labor Day crowds will be heavy

Notable events that might impact crowd levels

  • Mickeys not so scary Halloween party
  • Food and wine festival
  • Labor Day

October $$

Weather

  • Average high of 84 degrees
  • Average low of 68 degrees
  • Approximately 5 days of rain this month

Crowd Levels

  • Moderate crowds
  • Fall break and Columbus Day crowds are heavy

Notable events that might impact crowd levels

  • Columbus Day
  • Fall break
  • Food and wine festival
  • Mickey not so scary Halloween party

November $$

Weather

  • Average high of 78 degrees
  • Average low of 59 degrees
  • Approximately 3 days of rain this month

Crowd Levels

  • Light to Moderate crowds most of the month
  • Thanksgiving will see heavy crowds

Notable events that might impact crowd levels

  • Food and wine festival
  • Thanksgiving
  • Festival of the holidays
  • Mickeys very merry Christmas party

December $-$$$

Weather

  • Average high of 73 degrees
  • Average low of 54 degrees
  • Approximately 4 days of rain this month

Crowd Levels

  • Light to heavy crowds. Crowds vary depending on what week you travel
  • As you get closer to Christmas you will see heavy crowds
  • Crowds early in the month are light

Notable events that might impact crowd levels

  • Christmas
  • Winter break crowds
  • Festival of the holidays
  • Mickeys very merry Christmas party

 

Still confused or need help?

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See you at the parks,
-Julie

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