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August tips, weather, and events

Early August is the start of lobster season in Key West, so this is the place to be if you love these crustaceans. This is also the month when the crowds start to thin out and the islands start to return to their slower pace. Lobsterfest is all about food, drinks, and live music. Oceans Edge is all about hosting you in luxurious calm, with elegant accommodations, pristine pools, and ocean views from every room.

August weather in Key West

  • Average High Air Temp 89.4° F (31.9° C)
  • Average Low Air Temp 79.5° F (26.4° C)
  • Average Water Temp 86.9° F (30.5° C)
  • Average Rainfall 4.9 inches (12.4 cm)
  • Average Sunset Time  8:10 p.m.

Top tips for packing your bags in August

  • Summer gear for swimming, plus flip-flops, a hat, and sunscreen
  • Cover-ups and light, long-sleeved shirts for kayaking and paddleboarding
  • Consider SPF-wear since the sun is stronger in summer

August events and holidays

Lobster season begins!

  • Lobsterfest

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