If you're looking for a ceiling fan that offers form, function, and comfort, look no further! We have developed a list of the best outdoor ceiling fans across the board. From outdoor ceiling fans with lights, to a ceiling fan for your covered deck, you will find the best ceiling fans for any outdoor area.

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Disclaimer: If you are ever unsure where a wet, damp, or dry rated product can be placed, please refer to the "Indoor Ceiling Fans Vs. Outdoor Ceiling Fans: A Where to Use Guide" which was created to help you ensure the correct placement of both indoor and outdoor ceiling fans.

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Top Overall Outdoor Ceiling Fan

Pictured is an outdoor ceiling fan with three brushed nickel blades and a downrod.


Minka Aire Java

The Minka Aire Java is a wonderful choice to consider when you are shopping for a top-notch outdoor ceiling fan. Not only is it available in four different finishes, but it brings a contemporary twist, and offers dimmable lighting. The Java comes with a three-speed remote, reverse function, and a 6-inch downrod. This outdoor ceiling fan carries a UL approval for wet locations and is suitable for all indoor and outdoor environments. This model is also available with an LED light.

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Best High CFM Outdoor Ceiling Fan

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Craftmade Colossus

What is a High CFM ceiling fan? In short, a high CFM ceiling fan is a fan which can move more air and cool down larger areas of space. To learn more about high CFM ceiling fans and find a list of the top high CFM ceiling fans, we encourage you to visit our blog "Blown Away:The Best High CFM Fans for Residential Use."

The Colossus by Craftmade is amazing as it holds a CFM rating of 13,644. The Colossus has a 96-inch blade span, a DC motor, and is available in a Brushed Satin Nickel or an Espresso finish. This fan is certainly a focal piece and a top ceiling fan for those looking for a high airflow.

Want to add some flare to your new fan? Check out the additional brightly colored fan blades, including Lime, Citron, Tangerine, Purple, Lavendar, Red and Blue, that you can choose from the liven up this already impressive fan.

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Best Wet-Rated Outdoor Ceiling Fan

Quorum Proxima Wet-Rated Outdoor Ceiling Fan

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Best Damp-Rated Ceiling Fans

Monte Carlo Maverick

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Best Outdoor Low Profile Ceiling Fan

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Matthews Irene

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Best Large Outdoor Ceiling Fans

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Craftmade Mondo

The Craftmade Mondo has a whopping 72-inch blade span, and is UL listed for damp locations. The Mondo is made of silicon steel and has a gorgeous Espresso finish. This outdoor ceiling fan brings modern, contemporary, and industrial style. The Mondo is compatible with a light kit, and can additionally be ordered with custom powder coat colors.

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62" and Larger



Best Small Outdoor Ceiling Fan

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Casablanca Wailea

Well under 42 inches, the Casablanca Wailea has a 31-inch blade span and is only about 13 inches from the ceiling to it's lowest hanging point with 3" included downrod. The Wailea brings contemporary style with it's Snow White or Brushed Cocoa finish and six short blades.

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42" and Smaller



Best Smart Control Outdoor Ceiling Fan

Modern Forms Wynd - Outdoor Wi-Fi Enabled Ceiling Fan

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Best Outdoor Ceiling Fan with Remote

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Craftmade Knightsbidge

This outdoor ceiling fan with lights features elegant craftsmanship and a subtle nod to medieval design. The Craftmade Knightsbidge features five aged bronze blades and a candelabrum enclosed in a clear, hammered glass, shade. The Knightsbidge brings warmth and sophistication to outdoor spaces. This outdoor ceiling fan comes with dimmable lighting, a reverse switch, and a three-speed remote.

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Best Outdoor Fan with Lights

Savoy House Hyannis

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Best Outdoor Ceiling Fan without Lights

Fanimation Ascension

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Best Outdoor Wall-Mounted Patio Fan

Craftmade Bellows IV

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Top Outdoor Ceiling Fans By Location


For Screened Porches:

Pictured is a dark oak outdoor ceiling fan with a downrod.


The Minka-Aire Sundance is a very popular wet-rated outdoor ceiling fan for anyone looking to install a fan in an area that is often wet. The oil-rubbed bronze finish combines beautifully with the all-weather dark oak to make this an excellent fixture for your porch, patio, or gazebo. This ceiling fan has a 42-inch blade span, a 3,428 CFM rating, and a 65.6 high-efficiency rating. The Sundance makes a for a great product, and perfect addition to any screened porch.

For Covered Decks:

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The 60-inch Quorum Portico's unique aesthetic creates a beautiful centerpiece for any room. The Portico has a nautically designed downlight and holds a 5,365 CFM rating. This outdoor ceiling fan is gorgeous addition for covered decks.

For Gazebos:

Pictured is a tropically styled outdoor ceiling fan with five leaf-like blades and a downlight.


Although the blade span on the 48-inch Westinghouse Oasis is on the smaller side, the airflow efficiency ensures a great breeze for the gazebo. This elegant, wet-rated ceiling fan brings tropical style and a 56.6 airflow efficiency rating. The Oasis is a nice focal point for gazebos with it's lantern styled downlight and tropical, leaf-like blades.

For The Pergola:

Pictured is an 8-bladed bronze outdoor ceiling fan with a downlight.


The 65-inch Minka-Aire Slipstream is a great and sleek fan to place under your pergola. Although the wet rating is its most important aspect, the modern style, and 8 blade design is an important factor for having this fixture rank so highly. The Slipstreams style, low electricity use, and high airflow rating are all components which make this outdoor ceiling fan a popular product.

For An Outdoor Lanai:

Pictured is a white 3-bladed outdoor ceiling fan with LED lighting.


When it comes to selecting an outdoor fan for a lanai, the value of the 52-inch Minka-Aire Traditional Concept is remarkable. The UL listed wet rating, traditional design, attached light kit, and included remote create the best value for outside your home. The Traditional Concept also brings modern style and a clean, simple look to any lanai.

For A Sunroom or Solarium:

Pictured is a damp-rated outdoor ceiling fan with five grey pine blades and a nautically inspired downlight.

While there are many different fans to accomodate different sunroom styles, the Hunter Key Biscayne is certainly a top choice. The Key Biscayne not only has a UL damp rating, but it also has a 6,239 CFM rating, and a lantern-style light kit. It's five grey pine blades and it's weathered zinc motor house make it a beautiful fit for most sunrooms regardless of the style.

For Your Garage

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Looking for a ceiling fan to fit perfectly into your garage? The 54-inch Hunter Bayview outdoor ceiling fan is a fine choice for installation in garages or workshops. The decorative blades are reversible and bring tropical style with their leaf-like design. The Bayview is available in two finishes, and comes with a three-speed pull-chain, reverse function and an ETL damp listing.

For Your Carport

Pictured is a black 52-inch outdoor ceiling fan with five blades.


Shopping for the perfect fan for your carport? The 52-inch Savoy House Nomad features a UL wet listing and large blade span, making it a perfect match. The Nomad has three available finish options and can be standard, angled, or flush mounted. This outdoor ceiling fan is a great match for any carport.

For A Pool House

Pictured is a tropical outdoor ceiling fan with five walnut palm-leaf blades and a downrod.


The decorative 52-inch Monte Carlo Cruise is another outdoor ceiling fan which shows off five leaf-like blades. The Cruise is an amazing choice for any warm pool house. This outdoor ceiling fan features an efficient CFM rating, a UL and ULC wet rating, as well as a three-speed pull chain and a manual reverse switch. The Cruise can also be fitted for optional light kits.

For The Bath

Pictured is a wet-rated outdoor ceiling fan with five wooden blades, a galvanized motorhouse, and a downrod.


The small Quorum Estate Patio is a perfect ceiling fan for any bathroom. The short blade span is compensated for with a sixth blade and a great energy efficiency rating. This outdoor ceiling fan comes with a UL wet listing, a three-speed pull chain, and a reverse function. The Estate Patio is also available in nine different finishes, ensuring it to be a great fit for any bath.


Whether you are looking for an outdoor ceiling fan for your patio or pergola, there are multiple styles, sizes, and finishes to shop and consider. In addition to outdoor ceiling fans, we have a great selection of the top outdoor wall mount fans. Not only are oscillating wall fans stylish, but they can provide a nice blast of fresh air when you or your guests are sitting outside.

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