Best Time to Visit Boston

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Boston. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Boston. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Boston for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol -5 °C to 28 °C
Waves Symbol 2 °C to 19 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 2.833.9 in (7 – 12 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Boston: Overview

JanuaryJan
MaximumMax. 2 °C
Water max. 2.1 °C
FebruaryFeb
MaximumMax. 4 °C
Water max. 2 °C
MarchMar
MaximumMax. 8 °C
Water max. 3.2 °C
AprilApr
MaximumMax. 13 °C
Water max. 7.4 °C
MayMay
TemperaturesTemp. up to 21 °C
Water max. 12.4 °C
JuneJun
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JulyJul
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AugustAug
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SeptemberSep
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OctoberOct
TemperaturesTemp. up to 17 °C
Water max. 13.2 °C
NovemberNov
MaximumMax. 11 °C
Water max. 9.4 °C
DecemberDec
MaximumMax. 5 °C
Water max. 4.3 °C

Climate Chart Boston

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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Boston

In the following, you will find the climate table for Boston, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature13°20°25°28°28°23°17°11°
Night Temperature-5°-4°-0°10°15°19°18°14°-3°
Water Temperature12°16°18°19°17°13°
Precipitation (inch)3.583.743.623.93.463.53.233.72.833.313.782.91
Rainy days8991089811710128
Hours of Sunshine56789101098755
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature is 11.1 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: July (23.4 °C)
Coldest month: January (-1.4 °C)

The maximum water temperature is 19 °C. Comfortable bathing is possible at water temperatures of about 21 °C.

Months with water temperature of at least 17 °C (Limited bathing is possible):
July, August, and September

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 41.57 inch on 109 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 9.8 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Popular Activities

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Boston Fenway Park: 1-Hour Guided Walking Tour | Boston 90-Minute Historic Sightseeing Cruise | Boston: New England Aquarium Skip- the-Line Ticket | Boston: Old Town Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour | Boston: Hop-On, Hop-Off Trolley 1-Day Ticket | Boston in One Day Sightseeing Tour | Boston Sunset Cruise |

Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Boston
scattered clouds     scattered clouds, 10.3 °C
Clouds: 40 %       Wind: 7 mph SSO
Air Pressure: 1013 hPa       Humidity: 66 %
Last updated: 25th Feb 2020, 06:02 pm
The next days …
26th Feb 202027th Feb 202028th Feb 202029th Feb 20201st Mar 20202nd Mar 2020
light rain5 °C to 7 °Cheavy intensity rain1 °C to 11 °Covercast clouds-1 °C to 2 °Covercast clouds-4 °C to -1 °Csky is clear-7 °C to -2 °Clight rain-5 °C to 4 °C
5 °C to 7 °C1 °C to 11 °C-1 °C to 2 °C-4 °C to -1 °C-7 °C to -2 °C-5 °C to 4 °C
Clouds: 96 %Clouds: 84 %Clouds: 96 %Clouds: 94 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 100 %
0.08 in of rain1.36 in of rainNo PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo Precipitation0.02 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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