Monthly weather forecast and climate
Madeira Beach, FL

The climate of Madeira Beach is of humid subtropical type (Köppen climate classification Cfa) with hot, humid and wet summers and short, mild winters dry. The city lies on an island, between the Gulf of Mexico to the west and Boca Ciega Bay to the east, in Pinellas County of the American state of Florida. The proximity to large water bodies, including the Gulf of Mexico, and exposure to the warm Gulf current influences the climate heavily.

Madeira Beach lies at sea level, with two-thirds of its total area of 3.3 square miles occupied by water. The Gulf Coast Barrier Island has a fantastic 2-mile long beach with soft white sand, which adds to the popularity of the area. The Intracoastal Waterway is nearby John's pass and consists of many species of marine plants and animals. Saltwater rivers, bays, and natural inlets are part of the marine ecosystem around Madeira Beach.

Summers are long and hot and may last well up to September in Madeira Beach. The days register high temperatures up to 95°F (35°C), while the nights are mostly above 70°F (21.1°C). Winters are short and mild, with the low temperatures rarely below 50°F (10°C). Even the day temperatures stay mostly above 65°F (18.3°C) during the cold season. Spring and fall are brief with pleasant weather and low rainfall.

Madeira Beach has remarkably sunny weather throughout the year, with annual sunshine of 2940 hours. The average rainfall is an abundant 51" (1295.4mm) with the wettest period lasting from June to September. The hurricane season lasts until November, starting from June, and experiences torrential rainfall and catastrophic winds during the reign of tropical storms. Snow and fog are absent in Madeira Beach.

Madeira Beach recorded a high temperature of 102°F (38.9°C) in August 1997 and a low temperature of 19°F (-7.2°C) in January 1981.
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The best time to visit Madeira Beach, a popular tourist destination, is in March and April in spring and November during the fall. The pleasant weather during the spring and fall is a far cry from the heat of the summer with the rainfall almost at the lowest of the year. The sea temperatures are in the mild range of 67°F (19.4°C) to 74°F (23.3°C), while the land temperatures remain in the modest range of 57°F (13.9°C) to 82°F (27.8°C). Fewer crowds and lower rates are additional benefits.

The worst time to visit Madeira Beach is from June to October when the rainfall is high, and temperatures are at their peaks. The summer is hot and humid, with temperatures scaling new heights that often cross 95°F (35°C) during the day. The hurricane season is most intense from July to September, and severe weather may throw a spanner between vacation plans. Storms can stall the city and close the beaches for extended periods.

Madeira Beach is prone to tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods, especially in the Atlantic Hurricane season that runs from June to November. Tropical storms of category 2 and 3 are common, and occasionally scale up to category 4 and 5 such as Hurricane Irma in 2017. Wind speeds may go well above 150 miles per hour, and heavy rainfall can cause severe flooding in the city. Hurricanes stall the city and cause immense destruction of life and property.

January is usually the coldest month of the year in the mild winter of Madeira Beach that sees average low temperatures drop to a bearable 50°F (10°C). Weather in January »

The average temperatures in Madeira Beach in February are in the range of 52°F (11.1°C) to 70°F (21.1°C) as the daily sunshine stays put for 7 hours. Weather in February »

March has pleasant weather in Madeira Beach with partly skies and average temperatures in the range of 57°to 75°F (23.9°C). The seawater is at a mild 67°F (19.4°C). Weather in March »

April is one of the best times to visit Madeira Beach with the 1.5" (38.1mm) of rainfall being the driest part of the year. The temperatures average in the warm range of 63°F (17.2°C) to 82°F (27.8°C). Weather in April »

May brings brilliant sunshine to Madeira Beach as the temperatures soar to an average of 90°F (32.2°C). Late spring brings 3" (76.2mm) of rainfall. Weather in May »

June is warm and bright in Madeira Beach, Florida, though with plenty of rain. The average temperatures are in the stable 72°F (22.2°C) to 90°F (32.2°C). Weather in June »

July is hot and humid, with abundant rainfall at the peak of summer in Madeira Beach. The average temperatures are in the range of 73°F (22.8°C) to 90°F (32.2°C). Weather in July »

August is usually the hottest and wettest month of the year in Madeira Beach with ample sunshine amid heavy precipitation. The city receives 7.6" (193mm) of rainfall. Weather in August »

September is warm and wet in Madeira Beach, with the hurricane season at its peak. The 6.5" (165.1mm) of precipitation offers little respite when stormy weather arrives. Weather in September »

October sees a drop in the average temperatures in Madeira Beach to register in the zone of 66°F (18.9°C) to 84°F (28.9°C). The storm activity slows down significantly. Weather in October »

November has mild temperatures in the range of 57°F (13.9°C) to 77°F (25°C) during the brief and lovely fall season in Madeira Beach, Florida. Weather in November »

December is the beginning of the mild winter in Madeira Beach, with temperatures mostly above 45°F (7.2°C). The cold season usually receives less precipitation. Weather in December »

What is the coldest month in Madeira Beach?

With an average high-temperature of 68°F (20°C) and an average low-temperature of 50°F (10°C), January is the coldest month.

How many days does it rain in Madeira Beach?

In Madeira Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 105 days, and collects up to 47.4" (1204mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Madeira Beach?

April is the month with the least rainfall in Madeira Beach, Florida. Rain falls for 4 days and accumulates 1.5" (39mm) of precipitation.

What is the warmest month in Madeira Beach?

Warmest months in Madeira Beach are June through September, with an average high-temperature of 89.6°F (32°C).

What is the rainiest month in Madeira Beach?

The month with the most rainfall in Madeira Beach, Florida, is August when the rain falls for 17 days and typically aggregates up to 7.6" (194mm) of precipitation.
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The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (64°F).

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