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At Universal Studios Florida we predicted a crowd level of 7. The actual crowd level was an 8|
At Universal's Islands of Adventure we predicted a crowd level of 7. The actual crowd level was a 9
|Our wait times predictions were within 3 minutes for the following attractions: The Simpsons Ride (-3 min), Doctor Doom's Fearfall (-2 min), Revenge of the Mummy (-1 min), Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem (0 min), Flight of the Hippogriff (0 min), Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster (0 min), Shrek 4-D (0 min), Disaster! - A Major Motion Picture Ride...Starring YOU (0 min), Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit Single Rider Line (0 min), Transformers: The Ride-3D (+2 min), Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit (+2 min), Kang & Kodos' Twirl 'n' Hurl (+3 min)|
|We were within 5 minutes: Storm Force Accelatron (-5 min), One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish (-5 min), Poseidon's Fury (-5 min), E.T. Adventure (-4 min)|
|We were within 7 minutes: Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls (-7 min), The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride! (-6 min), Pteranodon Flyers (-6 min)|
|We were within 10 minutes: Dragon Challenge (-9 min), MEN IN BLACK Alien Attack (+8 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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