Joe asked: “I had the opportunity to come to south florida a few days ago. I enjoyed my brother having a pool in his backyard. My question is…. Which wireless bluetooth speaker would be the most appropriate and best sounding for the pool environment and would handle the weather down there in Florida? I know it was hot and humid when I was there.”
Joe, both heat and water are enemies of electronics, so you’re better off choosing a speaker that was designed to deal with them.
Fugoo has several speakers that would work for you, including some in the 2017 Cool Into Tomorrow Hot Summer Giveaway. Fugoo speakers are waterproof, snowproof, sandproof, drop resistant, and have an IP rating of IP67.
Ultimate Ears also makes good rugged speakers, just a little less rugged, their Boom speaker is rated IPX7, which makes it very hardy, but it’s not dust resistant, just water resistant. Water is usually a bigger concern, so that may not matter too much.
A special mention should go to Tunes2Go for their KoolMax speakers. Not only are they rugged bluetooth speakers, but the device is also a cooler for your drinks.