When is the best time to go to Maine?

When is the best time to go to Maine? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Maine are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months are April, May and June

Annual weather in Maine

For full information about the climate and weather in Maine a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 13°F/25°F
February 14°F/27°F
March 23°F/36°F
April 38°F/49°F
May 50°F/65°F
June 59°F/72°F
July 65°F/79°F
August 63°F/77°F
September 56°F/70°F
October 43°F/56°F
November 31°F/43°F
December 22°F/31°F

Weather and climate in Maine

Maine enjoys a warm-summer humid continental climate (without dry season) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Maine is 52°F (ranging from 25°F in january to 79°F in july). Annual rainfall is 49.4in, with a minimum of 3.2in in march and a maximum of 5.7in in june.
  • Between the months of january and april the climate is very unfavorable. the thermometer goes up to 49°F°C and it rains about 24% of the time in april.
  • From may to september the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 56°F and it rains about 3.5in each month.
  • In october the climate is not good. By early evening, the temperature averages 45°F and it rains about 4.4in each month.
  • Between november and december the climate is very unfavorable. It is for example 31°F as maximum temperature in december and, in december, 7 days of rain are expected.

Maine : Bar Harbor, Maine

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Maine

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Maine: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Maine

Find out when Maine has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Maine

  • Very low season in Maine
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February and March.
  • Low season in Maine
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: April, November and December.
  • High season in Maine
    The number of visitors to Maine is high in: May, June, September and October.
  • Peak season in Maine
    The largest number of tourists visiting Maine is during: July and August.

Figure: Visitor index for Maine month by month

Other cities and places near Maine

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