Hope St. Patrick likes it hot. Orlando area to reach highs near 90

Cooldown hits Central Florida on Friday

Green beer.
Green beer.

ORLANDO, Fla. – The rest of the country may be green with envy at the Central Florida forecast, which seems appropriate on St. Patrick’s Day.

Expect highs near 90 in Orlando on Wednesday, with no chance of rain. The record high in Orlando on this date is 93, set in 1921.

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High temperatures will again be near 90 on Thursday, but rain chances jump to 40% at night as a new front comes through the region.

Friday’s high will be in the upper 70s.

For the weekend, it will be dry, with highs in the mid-70s for most of Central Florida.

The first day of spring is Saturday.

Orlando has a rain deficit of 3.14 inches in 2021.

About the Authors:

From chasing tornadoes and tracking the tropics, to forecasting ice storms and other dangerous weather, Troy Bridges has covered it all! Troy is an award-winning meteorologist who always prepares you for the day ahead on the News 6 Morning News.

Daniel started with WKMG-TV in 2000 and became the digital content manager in 2009. When he's not working on ClickOrlando.com, Daniel likes to head to the beach or find a sporting event nearby.