Week of June 6 - Good or Bad Time to Visit?Walt Disney World: How does the week of June 6 look for (1) crowds and (2) heat/humidity?
From Rob MooreI've generally tried to avoid Disney World in the summer but school schedules no longer give me that luxury. We'll be heading out for a week-long stay on June 6 (technically Spring, but, hey, this is Florida!).
Posted May 14, 2010 at 8:32 AM
We didn't have to deal with any snow makeup days, so I'm hoping the WDW parks won't be too crowded the week of June 6 - 12. Any opinions on that?
Will it be hot, hot & humid or miserably hot & humid at this time?
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From Pyra DongI can't say much on crowds... but i'm assuming there WILL BE CROWDS! I worked at Busch Gardens during that time last year-- and there were definitely crowds-- so I assume that Disney had WAY MORE PEOPLE (but remember, Disney also has more land to spread the people around)
Posted May 14, 2010 at 10:01 AM
As for the heat-- I'm hearing that this summer will be freakin' H.O.T! The weather balance is completely off this year. Florida had an unusually cold winter... it's only fair for an abnormally gruesome summer. AND don't think that hurricanes and rain bring some coolness, it just makes the hot air humid. Bring out the sunscreen and the teeny shorts
From Don NealHi Rob,
Posted May 14, 2010 at 10:13 AM
We have visited Florida in June several times over the last few years. It didn't feel quite as humid as it does later in the summer or early fall but it is definitely very hot. Most days were in the 90's with one scorcher getting up to 98. We're going 5/29-6/7 and preparing for it to be quite hot.
From Manny BarronI've been to Orlando in different weeks in June and July. By far the best time to go is the first/second week of June. Crowds weren't nothing out of the ordinary and the weather, although still hot, was a lot more tolerable than in other dates. Enjoy your trip!
Posted May 14, 2010 at 12:19 PM
From Bob MillerI agree with the others Rob, my grandson Zachary and I have been down during June, July and August. June is crowded, but not overly so, schools up north here get out the first week of June. And again, it'll be hot and humid, low to mid 90's, with some upper 90's too.
Posted May 14, 2010 at 2:25 PM
But one thing to plan for, is the all day rains, not just the afternoon thunderstorms. I was told June is their rainy month and I believe them. One June I remember we had all day rains almost ever day we were there. So make plans for some inside stuff or go to Epcot where most attractions are inside.
From Anthony MurphyIts pretty crowded, but thats not too much of a suprise. Just get to the parks when the open.
Posted May 14, 2010 at 6:00 PM
As for heat, its pretty humid and hot, but it usually has some good weather with a short rain shower in the early afternoon.
Just remember, Star Wars weekends are still going on (I think)
From Thomas CaselliWhen you go to Walt Disney World anywhere from late May to early September, you expect the heat and humidity and you deal with it. Most of the time when we go, we go in June and it is always hot. That is what I expect and I wouldn't have it any other way.
Posted May 19, 2010 at 8:39 AM
From Rob MooreThanks, all!
Posted May 20, 2010 at 1:27 PM
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