Clearwater Beach Water Temperature

Beautiful Clearwater Beach on Florida’s Gulf of Mexico coast is a wonderful holiday destination at all times of the year.


See the famous sunsets at Pier 60 or visit the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home to Winter the dolphin or just enjoy the white sandy beaches and the warm gulf water which is perfect for swimming, sailing, kayaking, windsurfing and more.

Clearwater Beach is a city close to gulf of mexico. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 86.5°F / 30.3°C.
The coldest month is January with an average water temperature of 62.6°F / 17°C.
January is the driest at 0in / 0mm and August the wettest month with 6.3in / 159.5mm.
With an average air temperature of 81.9°F / 27.7°C, August is the warmest month in a year. January is the coldest with 59.7°F / 15.4°C average air temperature.
The Climate is described as mild temperate climate with hot summer. Best time to Visit would be in April, May, June, September, October, July, August.

Clearwater Beach Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 62.6 °F / 17 °C
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 86.5°F / 30.3°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: January with 62.6°F / 17°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: August with 81.9°F / 27.7°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 59.7°F / 15.4°C
Wettest Month: August with 6.3in / 159.5mm
Driest Month: January with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity August with 79.5%
Lowest Humidity November with 73.5%
Best Time to Visit: April, May, June, September, October, July, August
Climate Classification mild temperate climate with hot summer

Clearwater Beach water temperature by month

gulf of mexico water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

65.3 62.8 61.2

February

65.1 63.1 62.1

March

69.4 67.1 64.9

April

75.7 72.9 69.8

May

81.7 78.8 75.6

June

85.3 83.8 81.7

July

86.5 85.8 84.9

August

86.7 86.4 85.5

September

85.6 84.4 82.9

October

82.8 79.7 75.7

November

75.6 72.1 68.5

December

68.7 66.7 64.8

gulf of mexico water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

18.5 17.1 16.2

February

18.4 17.3 16.7

March

20.8 19.5 18.3

April

24.3 22.7 21

May

27.6 26 24.2

June

29.6 28.8 27.6

July

30.3 29.9 29.4

August

30.4 30.2 29.7

September

29.8 29.1 28.3

October

28.2 26.5 24.3

November

24.2 22.3 20.3

December

20.4 19.3 18.2
The hottest water temperature typically reached in August with around 86.5°F / 30.3°C. The coldest in January with an average water temperature of 62.6°F / 17°C.


Clearwater Beach weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 17
Broken clouds
63 °F
53°F
17 °C
12°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
75%
Jan. 18
Scattered clouds
62 °F
54°F
17 °C
12°C
2mph (3km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
25 %
72%
Jan. 19
Few clouds
65 °F
47°F
18 °C
8°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
54%
Jan. 20
Broken clouds
62 °F
55°F
17 °C
13°C
2mph (3km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
51%
Jan. 21
Overcast clouds
65 °F
58°F
19 °C
14°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
70%
Jan. 22
Overcast clouds
68 °F
61°F
20 °C
16°C
2mph (4km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
77%
Jan. 23
Scattered clouds
68 °F
57°F
20 °C
14°C
2mph (4km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
76%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 24
Scattered clouds
71 °F
56°F
22 °C
13°C
3mph (5km/h)
northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
73%
Jan. 25
Scattered clouds
73 °F
60°F
23 °C
16°C
4mph (6km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
76%
Jan. 26
Scattered clouds
66 °F
64°F
19 °C
18°C
4mph (6km/h)
southwest
0in (1mm)
30 %
85%
Jan. 27
Scattered clouds
70 °F
60°F
21 °C
16°C
2mph (3km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
76%
Jan. 28
Clear Sky
68 °F
58°F
20 °C
15°C
1mph (2km/h)
north-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
62%
Jan. 29
Few clouds
56 °F
60°F
14 °C
16°C
2mph (3km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
65%
Jan. 30
Few clouds
68 °F
62°F
20 °C
17°C
3mph (5km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
67%
Jan. 31
Broken clouds
70 °F
57°F
21 °C
14°C
3mph (4km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
74%
Feb. 01
Clear Sky
58 °F
53°F
15 °C
12°C
6mph (10km/h)
north-northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
48%

Clearwater Beach weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

67.8 59.7 53.6 0 0 75.5%

February

68.4 61.5 54.1 0 0 78%

March

71.8 65.3 58.1 0 0 75.3%

April

77.5 70.9 65.3 0 0 74.8%

May

82.8 76.3 70 0.3 0 73.8%

June

84.6 80.4 75.4 3.9 5 77.9%

July

84.9 81.5 77.7 4.6 11 79.1%

August

85.6 81.9 78.6 6.3 15 79.5%

September

84.7 80.2 76.3 3.9 4 78.4%

October

82.2 75.7 68.2 0 0 73.5%

November

76.6 68.5 60.1 0 0 73.5%

December

70.3 63.9 57.9 0 0 76.5%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

19.9 15.4 12 0 0 75.5%

February

20.2 16.4 12.3 0 0 78%

March

22.1 18.5 14.5 0 0 75.3%

April

25.3 21.6 18.5 0 0 74.8%

May

28.2 24.6 21.1 7.3 0 73.8%

June

29.2 26.9 24.1 100.1 5 77.9%

July

29.4 27.5 25.4 118.1 11 79.1%

August

29.8 27.7 25.9 159.5 15 79.5%

September

29.3 26.8 24.6 100.3 4 78.4%

October

27.9 24.3 20.1 0 0 73.5%

November

24.8 20.3 15.6 0 0 73.5%

December

21.3 17.7 14.4 0 0 76.5%
January is the driest at 0in / 0mm and August the wettest month with 6.3in / 159.5mm. With an average temperature of 81.9°F / 27.7°C, August is the warmest month in a year. January is the coldest with 59.7°F / 15.4°C average temperature.

Summer months are warm and dry with the water temperature getting up to a balmy 85F during August, perfect for those who like it nice and warm.

From a low of 64F during December and January, the water temperature rises steadily and you can more or less guarantee that from April to October it will be above 70F.

With land temperatures ranging from 70F in January to around 93F in August, Clearwater Beach truly is an excellent choice all year round.

Clearwater Beach has lots of excellent accommodation for visitors and as well as the fabulous beaches, there are lots of exciting entertainments and activities. Load up on the sunscreen and enjoy the wonderful sunshine and warm waters.

Activities & POI in Clearwater Beach

Type of Activity List
Beach Dunedin Beach, Belleair Beach, Clearwater Beach
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Municipal Marina, Marker 1 Marina
Attraction Largo Central Railroad, Little Toot
Golf Course The Landings Golf Club of Clearwater, Belleair Country Club, Dunedin Stirling Links, Largo Golf Course, Dunedin Golf Club, Pinecrest Golf Club (Largo), East Bay Golf Club

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