Florida Weather January Averages, USA
What's the Weather like in Florida in January?
Is It Good To Go To Florida In January?
How Hot Is Florida In January?
The average temperature in January is 16ºC made up from highs of 22ºC and lows of 9ºC.
Is The Sea Warm In Florida In January?
The seas that surround the Florida peninsula are much warmer than the air at this time of year. With an average sea temperature of 24°C, afternoon swims in the sea are absolutely possible in January, which is precisely why this is such a popular winter beach destination.
How Wet Is Florida In January?
Winter falls in the middle of the driest part of the year in Florida period that runs from November through April. In January, Miami, the state's flagship beach resort, receives 71mm of precipitation in total and there are nine rainy days on average.
How Much Sun Does Florida Get In January?
A typical January day has sevenhours of sunshine per day, which is the annual minimum. This low number is also due to the shortness of the days in mid-winter. Days in January have between 10.24 and 10.51 hours of daylight.
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Florida Hotels for January
Blue Parrot Inn
A cheap but clean accommodation in Key West is the Blue Parrot Inn. This historic B&B is in the heart of Key West's historic old town. Located on a quiet street, this incredibly charming accommodation is housed in a beautiful white wooden house with a large porchhe perfect place to laze away the afternoon with a book. You start every morning with a complimentary breakfast next to the pool before heading out for a day of sunbathing, relaxing or sightseeing.
La Concha Hotel & Spa
Another excellent place to stay in Key West in January is La Concha Hotel & Spa, a fine boutique hotel in the old town. While staying there, you can enjoy the views from the rooftop, which is the highest point in all of Key West. Blessed with a superb location, you're within minutes from famous Duval Street and the beach.
Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel
For absolute luxury, you can opt for the Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel. Set on its own private beach, this fabulous hotel boasts some of the best accommodations in town. You can enjoy all-inclusive packages, superb service and the pool or beach.
Florida Beach for January
Key West, as many places in Florida, is home to some spectacular beaches. With sea temperatures ranging around 24°C and very little rainfall, this is a nice month for swimming, snorkelling and diving. Be aware, though, lifeguards are generally not present, so if you're swimming with little children, make sure to always keep an eye on them.
Bars and Restaurants
Conch Public Seafood Company
Key West, as a beach destination, is home to many a seafood restaurant. Enjoying a fish or seafood dinner is an absolute must-do when staying there, so pay a visit to Conch Public Seafood Company. This is arguably one of the best seafood places in town, offering casual dining in a vibrant atmosphere and looking out over the historic Seaport of Key West. Its daily happy hour is legendary and one of the town's most popular. This is also a popular place for private events, such as weddings and birthday parties.
Two Friends Patio Restaurant & Bar
Two Friends Patio Restaurant & Bar has been serving customers since the 60s and is one of the last surviving eating venues in Key West's historic Old Town. Specialising in seafood, such as crab, oysters and shrimp, this lively restaurant also serves grilled meat, such as ribs and steaks. From breakfast to lunch to dinner and drinks, you can visit Two Friends all day longhe karaoke nights are particularly fun!
Things to do in Florida in January
Florida Keys Seafood Festival
January in Key West Florida is probably the most delicious month of the year. The Florida Keys Seafood Festival is held annually in January. The stars of the show during this yummy event are the fried clam strips, lobster bisques, stone crab claws, grilled spiny lobsters, conch chowders and seafood salads.
Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
While in town, also make sure to visit the abode of the famous author Ernest Hemingway at the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. Located in the Old Town of Key West, this house was the very place where Ernest Hemingway spent ten years of his writing career.
Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park
Outdoor enthusiasts will definitely want to visit the Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park. This is well-worth a visit, as you can in engage in a lot of park activities, such as picnicking, swimming, bicycling, hiking, fishing, canoeing and kayaking, and even scuba diving.
The dry January weather is also absolutely perfect for scuba diving and snorkellingisibility is excellent this time of year. If you like to dive, you might want to head down deep and view the Vanderberg Wreck, an artificial reef 42 metres (140 feet) deep.
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Centre
For free, yet educational, entertainment that the kids can enjoy, go to the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Centre, where they can marvel at fascinating marine life in aquariums.