The cold never bothered us anyway…well, that’s true for some of us. But for those who thought Disney World was warm and sunny all the time, they were in for a cold awakening when freezing temperatures descended on Disney this week. We’ve been reporting on the status of Disney World’s weather this January week, with Orlando water parks closing because of the temperatures, and now, we’re sharing what Disney guests have to say.
In case you’re not currently in central Florida or you haven’t been keeping up with the news, Orlando has been hit with a pretty major cold front. Temperatures have been as low as the 30s, and if you’re used to warm weather whenever you visit the Most Magical Place on Earth, then anything below 60 degrees can feel pretty shocking.
Although plenty of people across the U.S. are making light of the situation with jokes that Elsa has set off an eternal winter at the Magic Kingdom, there are plenty of Disney guests who don’t think it’s very funny at all.
Here’s what Disney guests are saying about Florida’s cold temperatures this week. Some are complaining about the weather, while others are acting like Elsa and saying that the cold never bothered them anyway. Take a look:
You know it’s cold when you feel like your riding the ferry to New York instead of Magic Kingdom
— Victoria Rose (@Ms_VictoriaRose) January 22, 2020
So cold at Epcot. & it’s rainy. Florida is weird weather day. ?
— Jessica (@ChaoticSweetJ) January 22, 2020
32 degrees in Orlando this morning. Elsa got loose from Disneyworld
— syfara (@syfara) January 22, 2020
It’s so cold I had to leave Hollywood Studios to get my blanket out of my car but am I still thinking about getting ice cream?
— Babu Frik’s Lil Whiskers (@paigetheprncss) January 21, 2020
— Rebekah Keifer (@bekahkeifer) January 22, 2020
Elsa wilding at Disney World
Sis you gotta go, no one told you to make it cold here ? pic.twitter.com/BkepPSrJpn
— ??♀️Dr. Cinta PsyD.? (@ambitieux_cinta) January 22, 2020
— Roger Rodriguez (@rgrrabbit1) January 21, 2020
Animal Kingdom is my favorite park ??. I love cold Florida morning. It’s mild enough to enjoy but not cold enough to be debilitating
— Eric Albert (@Medic968) January 21, 2020
Lake Buena Vista reported 33 degrees at 5 AM
Magic Kingdom reported 34 degrees at 5 AM!
— ☀️ Weather at WDW ⛈ (@WeatheratWDW) January 22, 2020
It’s a good thing I’m not on vacation in Florida this morning. It’s only slightly above the freezing mark at Disney World and 39 at Opa Locka Airport in Miami. Other cold spots include 37 in Fort Myers, 37 in Tampa and 40 in Key Largo. Wow!
— Chris Sowers (@chris_sowers) January 22, 2020
Wanted to take the kids to Disney world today, but it’s 30 degrees….
— kil0⚡ (@_buttaatrippyy) January 22, 2020
I was so close to going this week and I'm glad I got it pushed back lol.. enjoy Disney World!!!!
— MJA (@MJA773) January 22, 2020
Keep in mind that no matter what time of year you plan to visit Walt Disney World Resort or any Disney theme park or destination around the world, it’s highly important to check the weather forecast in the weeks and days leading up to your trip. You don’t want to get caught in a cold front you didn’t expect and have to line up on Main Street to get a sweatshirt because you didn’t pack enough warm clothes. Also, remember that packing advice and other tips and tricks are just some of the many services you can get at no extra cost when you book your vacation with an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner at Academy Travel.
If you’re currently in Disney World, stay warm! And if you had to postpone your trip because of winter weather conditions, we hope you make it to the magic soon!