Amelia Island is a popular destination for beachgoers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. With its temperate climate, the island offers year-round opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Here we will break down the weather on Amelia Island by seasons, so you can plan your next visit accordingly.
Read on for more local insight on why you should visit Fernandina Beach in the winter. Then, request a free copy of our Vacation Guide for even more suggestions on the best things to do on the island!
The Four Seasons of Amelia Island Weather
Spring (March – May)
Spring on Amelia Island, Florida is beautiful, with plenty of blue skies and breezy days. The average high temperatures are in the 70s, allowing for excellent biking or hiking along the island’s trails. The average low temperature at night dips down to the upper 50s. While there can be occasional showers, spring is typically dry, making it the perfect time to explore the outdoors while spring has sprung.
Summer (June – August)
Summers on Amelia Island can be hot and humid, with average high temperatures in the low 90s. The island gets plenty of sunshine, which means that you can plan for beach days, swimming, and other fun outdoor activities. It’s not uncommon to get afternoon showers or thunderstorms, so it’s essential to keep an eye on the weather forecast and plan your outings accordingly.
Fall (September – November)
Fall on Amelia Island is beautiful, with the perfect balance of warm temperatures and cooler evening weather. The average high temperatures range from the upper 70s to low 80s, making it an excellent time for exploring the island’s many outdoor activities. Occasional showers are expected, but overall, the weather is beautiful and perfect for sightseeing, golfing or relaxing on the beach.
If you are visiting in October, you will find that Amelia Island can often be a little “spooky” with Halloween celebrations, ghost tours, and haunted houses to satisfy the paranormal urges you might have!
Winter (December – February)
Winter on Amelia Island, Florida is mild, with average high temperatures in the upper 60s to low 70s. It’s the perfect time to enjoy golfing or explore the island’s historic downtown area. While the island can get occasional rain, overall, it tends to be dry during the winter months. Don’t forget to pack a sweater for cooler evenings.
Stay in the Perfect Place for Any Season
Get the most out of your next vacation on Amelia Island when you book a stay with The Fairbanks House! Our beautiful, historic bed and breakfast is located in downtown Amelia Island with a range of different accommodations to suit you and whoever you decide to bring along!
Choose between five stunning rooms, four spacious suites, and three cozy, private cottages. While you’re here, take advantage of our unique amenities ranging from a delicious, homemade breakfast provided each morning to complimentary use of our beach cruiser bikes.
Check our availability and start planning your summer vacation today!