How important is the weather when it comes to your wedding?
There are many important aspects that you need to take into account when you planning a wedding. Weather routinely shows up on this important aspect list. Even if your wedding is inside, destination wedding weather can make or break the overall atmosphere of your wedding.
While you cannot control the weather, you can control where your wedding takes place. Destination weddings are increasing in popularity, as it allows couples to have their wedding in an area that has more favorable weather conditions. And when it comes to great weather, Florida is constantly topping the charts. There are five big reasons why Florida’s weather is a magnet for destination weddings.
It is not a coincidence that Florida is known at the sunshine state. An average of 241 sunny days are reported annually in the sunshine state. Furthermore, Florida touts an average of over 8 hours of sunshine a day.
To say Florida has a mild winter is an understatement. In the winter, Florida averages a temperature of 60°F degrees (15.6 Celsius). Florida experiences no snowfall and has little to no reports of sleet.
Florida is the warmest of all American states with an average daily temperature of 70.7°F. Florida is surrounded by water on three sides. This water acts like a natural temperature buffer, preventing from temperatures going too high or too low.
Florida is a subtropical environment and it does experience high rainfall averages. However, the rainfall is usually condensed in a brief amount of time. In Florida, it is rare when an entire day will be rainy. The rainfall that does occur in Florida is more times than not, a highly predictable event, which makes it easy to plan around. The outdoor Winter Park Wedding Company venues all have an inside backup. This is important when you plan an outside wedding anywhere.
The wind in Florida is usually calm. The average wind speed in Florida is around 7 knots (8 MPH or 12.9 KPH). Florida is known for its “balmy breezes” which are comforting breezes from the oceans that swipe across the state. These breezes keep temperatures at a moderate level and take the edge off any spikes in humidity.
It is understandable why Florida would top the list of destination wedding locations. When a couple wants the best chance for great wedding weather, it is hard to beat Florida. If you or someone you know is planning a destination wedding, please contact us for details on how we can help you plan your most special day.