Is the heat really too miserable from July-Sept for a trip to WDW?

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by fairytalelover, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. jperrot1

    jperrot1 Fantasmic

    Sep 2, 2011
    We always go to WDW late August. Great prices that time of year for people from the north east us with children that can't miss school.

    Great time of the year to get to the parks early in the morning, late in the evening. Spend time at your resort during the day (pool and relaxation time).
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  3. Princess Katherine

    Princess Katherine The Yeti's Girlfriend

    Jul 22, 2012
    Nope. It's Disney. Even the weather couldn't spoil it.

  4. Bob NC

    Bob NC DIS Veteran<br><font color="red">I am a trained pr

    Mar 3, 2000
    Where in the world is the tag fairy?
  5. dizcrazee

    dizcrazee DIS Veteran

    Jan 14, 2006
    I apologize if my post was offensive in any way. No offense or disrespect was intended and I was just trying to relay my own experience using a little feeble humor. Peace to all and I hope everyone has a great trip, no matter what time of year you get to go! After all, even in extreme temps - it's still disney world!pixiedust:
  6. bdklein

    bdklein DIS Veteran

    Sep 17, 2005
    Not me. I do lots of sarcastic posts. But can't compare a voluntarily trip to WDW to a prisoner death march where thousands either died or had their lives affected forever.
  7. TaraPA

    TaraPA <font color=navy>I will think of that animatronic

    Sep 6, 2000
    There is a great thread somewhere around here with ways to keep cool other than your usual "Go to rope drop, break in the afternoon, head out at night, misting fans, etc. etc." If I find it, I'll link it. Poise makes a roll on cooling gel, also cooling moist wipes...there were some other good products to try to beat the summer heat as well.

    And Dizcrazee I loved your humorous post, I actually copied & pasted it to a friend who knows I will be suffering like mad in the August heat!
  8. MinnesotaMouseketeers

    MinnesotaMouseketeers DIS Veteran

    Oct 25, 1999
    We went to WDW during my 40th b-day, in November. My wife insisted we do a Land/Sea vacation on her 40th b-day. The second to last week OF AUGUST. I asked, are you sure you want to do this in August and she insisted that it had to be on her 40th.

    Even she said it was a bad idea after we got back. I don't know how some people can stand the summer months down there. I'll take the cold winter months of Minnesota before I spend a summer down there. It was very hot and very humid.

    I would wait as long as it takes to go back to WDW in order to do it in late fall or winter. I would rather take a chance on colder than normal weather than put up with another summer week in Florida.

    JMHO :rotfl2::rotfl::lmao:
  9. Lynne M

    Lynne M Moderator Moderator

    Nov 4, 2001
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  10. klmall

    klmall DIS Veteran DIS Lifetime Sponsor

    Oct 2, 1999
    I would say October or pick another time between October and early June for the trip. The combination of all that cement and massive crowds makes me overheat just thinking about it. We too, live in a miserable, hot humid climate where summers are often so bad weather wise that we get those warnings days on end. Both DH and I worked in education but we figured out times to get to Disney when it was cooler and less crowded.

    A lot depends on your tolerance for heat and your prior Disney experience. I've been in October, November, December, January, February, March, April (and June for the first time last year). June was pretty miserable but because I went early in the day and was 'solo' I could take breaks whenever needed. I also found that the heat in FL took more out of me than here at home so I toured less.

    If you like crowds, oppressive heat and can come back in the future to see what you missed in summer go for it!

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