The Weather at Disney World
is Pleasant to Hot Most of the Year
The Disney World
weather can have a big impact on your
trip planning. Thw weather at Disney World can range from sunny and pleasant to rainy and wet. In the summer, Disney World also tends to get an afternoon rain shower. Use this chart to help plan what
events and items to pack for your trip.
Florida doesn’t have
hurricanes often, but on our 2004 Disney World trip we were sandwiched between Hurricane Charley
and Hurricane Francis. Having been through a
hurricane in the past, we were determined not
sit out anything higher than a category 2 and
left the day before Francis hit the Orlando
If you find the end of your Disney World vacation matching
an approaching weather storm, fill your gas
tank early while the pumps still have gas.
Disney World assembles teams of cast members
who work through the night taking down any fixtures
that could be damaged in a storm. Once the bad
weather has passed, these teams reassemble the
Disney World parks. Typically, severe weather
will only cause the Disney World parks to be
closed for a day or two. Disney Resort Hotels
have generators and will still have power even
if the surrounding area does not.
Otherwise, Disney World weather is pleasant to hot
most of the year.
The theme parks are open year round but check
what the operating hours are—it varies.
The water parks are closed for maintenance certain
times during the off season, so you need to
inquire about each water park’s operating