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Population: 47,814 (Disney World and Kissimmee)

 

Elevation: 70 Feet Above Sea Level

 

Land Area: 16.7 Square Miles

Location: Disney World (Lake Buena Vista) is located 77 miles east of Tampa, 220 Miles northwest of Miami and 162 miles southwest of Jacksonville. Major interstates--I-95, I-75, and I-10--provide access into Florida from the north, with connections directly into the area via I-4, the Florida Turnpike, and US 192. I-75, I-95, and the Florida Turnpike provide quick access from south Florida.

Time Zone: Disney World (Lake Buena Vista) is located in the Eastern Time Zone (when its noon at Disney World, it's 11:00am in Chicago and 9:00am in Los Angeles). Disney World observes Daylight Savings Time from April October.

 

Weather:

 

 

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Average temp. (F)

59.8

61.1

65.4

70.0

75.6

80.3

81.8

82.0

80.4

74.5

67.7

61.7

High temperature (F)

71.6

73.2

77.5

81.8

86.8

90.2

91.6

91.6

89.7

84.5

78.8

73.1

Low temperature (F)

47.8

48.8

53.3

58.2

64.4

70.4

71.9

72.3

71.1

64.5

56.7

50.1

Precipitation (in)

2.4

2.7

3.3

2.0

3.8

6.1

6.6

7.3

6.0

3.1

2.4

2.2

 

Climate:

 

 

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Days with precip.

6

7

7

6

8

14

17

16

14

9

6

6

Wind speed (mph)

9.0

9.6

9.9

9.4

8.8

8.0

7.3

7.2

7.6

8.6

8.6

8.5

Morning humidity (%)

88

88

89

88

88

90

91

93

92

90

90

89

Afternoon humidity (%)

57

53

50

47

49

58

59

60

61

57

56

58

Sunshine (%)

63

65

71

75

75

67

62

61

61

65

64

61

Days clear of clouds

9

9

9

10

9

4

3

3

4

9

10

10

Partly cloudy days

10

9

10

11

14

14

17

17

15

11

10

9

Cloudy days

12

11

12

9

9

12

11

11

12

11

10

12

Snowfall (in)

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

 

Local Seasons:

 

Snow Days None!!!!

Disney World  enjoys a year round warm climate. The winter is popular with many tourists as the temperatures average in the low-mid 60s F,  the perfect time to enjoy this truly remarkable world known attraction as well as the numerous other sites and attractions which make up this number 1 tourist area in the world. In the spring, fall and winter, it is usually less crowded with the exception of spring break and when large convention groups are in town.Shorts are acceptable wear at all of the major attractions and most restaurants. It is also the perfect time to enjoy one of the numerous water theme parks in the area. Jump in and cool off, the waters fine!

 

How to Get There

 

By Air

 

Orlando International Airport

407/825-200

 

Airport Transportation

Orlando International is 25 miles east of Walt Disney World and 20 miles south of downtown. At rush hour (7-9am and 4-6pm), the drive can be a torturous hour or more; at other times, it's about 30 to 40 minutes.

 

 

Driving to  Disney World

 

To get from the airport to the attractions, take the North exit out of the airport to Highway 528 West. Follow signs to I-4; it takes about 30 to 40 minutes to get to Disney World if the traffic isn't too heavy (double or worse in rush hour or when there's an accident). When you get to I-4, follow the signs west toward the attractions.

 

An Alternative: Orlando Sanford International Airport

407-585-4000

Is much smaller than the main airport, but it has grown a bit in recent years. The airport has most of the major car rental desks on site. Mears Transportation shuttles also serve it.

 

Kissimmee Gateway Airport

301 N. Dyer Blvd., Suite 101
Kissimmee, FL 34741
407-847-4600

Located near Orlando, just eight miles from Disney World and ten miles from the Orlando-Orange County Convention center, Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM)

By Car:

 

Driving to Disney is easy, too! Major interstates--I-95, I-75, and I-10--provide access into Florida from the north, with connections directly into the area via I-4, the Florida Turnpike, and US 192. I-75, I-95, and the Florida Turnpike provide quick access from south Florida.

 

 

By Bus:

 

Greyhound Bus Terminal
103 East Dakin Avenue
Kissimmee, FL 34741

407-847-3911

 

By Train:

 

Amtrak
111 Dakin St.
Kissimmee, FL 34741

407-425-9411or 800-872-7245