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At Universal Studios Florida we predicted a crowd level of 2. The actual crowd level was a 3|
At Islands of Adventure we predicted a crowd level of 3. The actual crowd level was a 2
|Our wait times predictions were within 3 minutes for the following attractions: The Simpsons Ride (-3 min), The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride! (-2 min), One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish (-2 min), Dragon Challenge (-1 min), Kang & Kodos' Twirl 'n' Hurl (-1 min), Revenge of the Mummy (0 min), MEN IN BLACK Alien Attack (0 min), Poseidon's Fury (0 min), Storm Force Accelatron (0 min), Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit Single Rider Line (0 min), Doctor Doom's Fearfall (+1 min), Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster (+1 min), E.T. Adventure (+1 min), Disaster! - A Major Motion Picture Ride...Starring YOU (+1 min), Shrek 4-D (+2 min)|
|We were within 5 minutes: Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit (-5 min), Popeye & Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges (-5 min), Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey (-5 min)|
|We were within 7 minutes: Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls (-7 min), The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man (-6 min), The Cat in the Hat (-6 min)|
|We were within 10 minutes: Transformers: The Ride-3D (-9 min)|
* The attractions above come from our core group of 25 attractions used in calculating crowd levels. Wait times predictions are the average posted time between 10am and 5pm
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The Crowd Calendar Is Based On Wait Times
Our Unofficial Guide researchers have collected wait times in Universal Orlando Resort for over three years. With this dataset, Fred Hazelton, our professional statistician, updates this calendar every week.
How We Rank Crowds
There are three Crowd Levels listed above, each is based on a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being the least crowded conditions and 10 being most crowded. The Resort Crowd Level scale represents the combined wait times at all the standby lines in both Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure. The per-park crowd levels are predictions of the relative crowd level for attractions in those parks, respectively.
The Crowd Levels are on a relative scale--an '8' is more crowded than '7' which is more crowded than '6'. The crowd level tells you how each day compares to all other days we have on record. Read more on Crowd Levels.
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