Orlando weather forecast: Cold front to drop Florida temperatures into the 40s this week

It was a gloomy start Monday morning, but skies will begin to clear this afternoon. 

Forecast highs today stay below seasonal in the upper-60s and low-70s inland. 

Cold front on the way to Florida

A big temperature dip is expected overnight. Cooler air is ushering behind a cold front. This will plummet temperatures to the 40s and 50s on Tuesday morning. These will be some of the coldest temperatures Orlando has felt since March. 

Afternoon highs will only reach the low-60s on Tuesday, with another round of chilly temperatures Wednesday morning.

You will need to dust off your jackets this week. The roller coaster of temperatures continues as we will be back to the 80s by this weekend.

Orlando Weather Forecast

Today's high: 72 degrees | Tonight's low: 48 degrees

BEACHES: It will be a dry and breezy day along our east coast beaches. Expect passing clouds with high temps in the upper 60s today. Winds will blowing in from the Northwest with surf in the 2-3' range. There is a moderate rip current risk and it is not recommended to enter the surf today.

THEME PARKS: Cool and cloudy at the attractions today. Highs park-side head for the low-70s this afternoon. We remain dry with a light breeze.

OUTLOOK: Cooler air arrives mid-week. Wake up temperatures Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday will be in the 40s to around 50, even 30s in north central Florida. 

Afternoon highs on Tuesday will be in the cool 60s. The last time we saw highs this cool was January 27th. Make sure you have a jacket handy.

 As we head into this weekend, forecast highs will return to the upper-70s and low-80s with a 20% chance for showers during that time.

TROPICS: No tropical activity is expected within the next seven days. We are closing in on the final weeks of the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which ends on Nov. 30.