Weather in July
is the peak of summer in Maryland
, marked by hot and often humid conditions. The warmth that began to build in June
reaches its zenith, with temperatures frequently climbing above 100°F in many areas.
The eastern half of the state, with its proximity to the ocean, experiences heightened humidity, making the summer heat feel even more oppressive. In contrast, the western region's humid continental and oceanic climates might offer slightly more temperate conditions but are still affected by the pervasive heat.
Record temperatures have been noted in places like Cumberland, reflecting July's status as one of the hottest months of the year in Maryland. The coastal influence, Appalachian Mountains' effects, and the presence of bodies of water like the Potomac River contribute to these climatic conditions.
Outdoor activities remain popular, although the intense heat and humidity might necessitate precautions, especially during the hottest parts of the day. Beaches and waterfront areas become key destinations for residents and tourists seeking respite from the heat.
Compared to June, July brings even higher temperatures and maintains the long, sun-filled days characteristic of the summer season. The absence of snow and frost, coupled with the prevalent sunshine, solidifies July's reputation as a quintessentially summer month.
Moving towards August
, there may be some relief in the form of occasional rain or thunderstorms, but July stands out as a time of robust warmth and vibrant outdoor life in Maryland, fully embracing the summer's energy and brightness.
- Baltimore - July »
April, July and November, with an average relative humidity of 72%, are the least humid months in Baltimore. July in Baltimore presents itself as the heart of Summer, offering the pinnacle of heat for the whole year.
- Frederick - July »
With an average high-temperature of 85.6°F and an average low-temperature of 64.9°F, July is the warmest month in Frederick, Maryland. July is the peak of Summer in Frederick, with temperatures rising to an average high of 85.6°F, the highest of the year.
- Rockville - July »
July is the least humid month in Rockville with an average relative humidity of 70%. In Rockville, Maryland, during July, the rain falls for 16.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.99" of precipitation.
- Gaithersburg - July »
The month with the most sunshine in Gaithersburg, Maryland, is July, with an average of 10.8h of sunshine. July stands out as Gaithersburg's warmest month, with temperatures ranging between an average high of 86.9°F and a low of 67.6°F.
- Bowie - July »
The warmest temperatures in Bowie occur during July, when averages reach a peak of 86.4°F and a low of 69.8°F. In Bowie during July, the rain falls for 16.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.39" of precipitation.
- Hagerstown - July »
The month with the most sunshine in Hagerstown is July, with an average of 10.6h of sunshine. The months with the lowest humidity in Hagerstown are April and July, with an average relative humidity of 75%.
- Annapolis - July »
In Annapolis during July, the rain falls for 14.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.54" of precipitation. On the first day of July in Annapolis sunrise is at 5:44 am and sunset at 8:35 pm.
- College Park - July »
July is the month that records the highest temperatures in College Park, with averages ranging from a high of 87.8°F to a low of 69.1°F. In College Park in July, during 16.5 rainfall days, 2.95" of precipitation is typically accumulated.
- Salisbury - July »
The month with the most sunshine in Salisbury is July, with an average of 10.8h of sunshine. In Salisbury, Maryland, in July, during 17 rainfall days, 2.91" of precipitation is typically accumulated.
- Laurel - July »
With an average relative humidity of 71%, July is the least humid month in Laurel. July showcases the highest temperatures in Laurel reaching a high of 86.5°F amidst the full swing of summer.
- Greenbelt - July »
In Greenbelt during July, the rain falls for 16.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.11" of precipitation. July, with its average high-temperature of 87.4°F and an average low-temperature of 70°F, holds the record as the warmest month in Greenbelt.
- Cumberland - July »
On the first day of July in Cumberland, Maryland, sunrise is at 5:51 am and sunset at 8:46 pm. April and July, with an average relative humidity of 75%, are the least humid months in Cumberland.