New Bedford
Massachusetts, USA
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New Bedford, MA

Amazing stonework looking over at the white Breakwater Entrance Lighthouse in the New Bedford Harbor, Massachusetts, boats, and cityscape on the other side
Amazing stonework looking over at the white Breakwater Entrance Lighthouse in the New Bedford Harbor, Massachusetts, boats, and cityscape on the other side
January, like December, in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is a wintry winter month, with average temperature varying between 37.6°F (3.1°C) and 23.5°F (-4.7°C). The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 37.6°F (3.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 23.5°F (-4.7°C). Weather in January »
February, the last month of the winter, in New Bedford, is another cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between 23.5°F (-4.7°C) and 37.8°F (3.2°C). In New Bedford, the average high-temperature in February is almost the same as in January - a still wintry 37.8°F (3.2°C). Weather in February »

March, the first month of the spring, in New Bedford, is a frosty month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 31.1°F (-0.5°C) and an average high of 45.1°F (7.3°C). In New Bedford, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases, from a cold 37.8°F (3.2°C) in February, to a chilly 45.1°F (7.3°C). Weather in March »

April is a fresh spring month in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with average temperature ranging between max 54.7°F (12.6°C) and min 39.6°F (4.2°C). In April, the average high-temperature increases, from a chilly 45.1°F (7.3°C) in March, to a cool 54.7°F (12.6°C). Weather in April »

The last month of the spring, May, is a comfortable month in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with average temperature ranging between min 49.3°F (9.6°C) and max 65.5°F (18.6°C). In New Bedford, the average high-temperature increases, from a cool 54.7°F (12.6°C) in April, to an enjoyable 65.5°F (18.6°C). Weather in May »

June, the first month of the summer, in New Bedford, is a warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 74.5°F (23.6°C) and an average low of 58.3°F (14.6°C). In June, the average high-temperature rises, from an enjoyable 65.5°F (18.6°C) in May, to a moderately hot 74.5°F (23.6°C). Weather in June »

July, the same as June, is another warm summer month in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with average temperature fluctuating between 64.8°F (18.2°C) and 80.1°F (26.7°C). The warmest month is July, with an average high-temperature of 80.1°F (26.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 64.8°F (18.2°C). Weather in July »

August, the last month of the summer, in New Bedford, is another warm month, with average temperature ranging between min 63.9°F (17.7°C) and max 78.6°F (25.9°C). In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still warm 78.6°F (25.9°C). Weather in August »

The first month of the autumn, September, is also an agreeable month in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with average temperature ranging between min 57°F (13.9°C) and max 72.1°F (22.3°C). In September, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a moderately hot 78.6°F (25.9°C) in August, to a pleasant 72.1°F (22.3°C). Weather in September »

October, like September, in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is another enjoyable autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 62.4°F (16.9°C) and 47.3°F (8.5°C). In New Bedford, the average high-temperature in October decreases, from a pleasant 72.1°F (22.3°C) in September, to a comfortable 62.4°F (16.9°C). Weather in October »

November, the last month of the autumn, in New Bedford, is another cool month, with average temperature fluctuating between 51.8°F (11°C) and 38.1°F (3.4°C). In November, the average high-temperature drops, from a comfortable 62.4°F (16.9°C) in October, to a fresh 51.8°F (11°C). Weather in November »

December, the first month of the winter, in New Bedford, is still a cold month, with average temperature ranging between max 41.2°F (5.1°C) and min 27.5°F (-2.5°C). In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a fresh 51.8°F (11°C) in November, to a cold 41.2°F (5.1°C). Weather in December »

What is the coldest month in New Bedford?

The coldest month in New Bedford is January, with an average high-temperature of 37.6°F (3.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 23.5°F (-4.7°C).

How many days does it rain in New Bedford?

In New Bedford, during the entire year, the rain falls for 119 days and collects up to 43.8" (1112.5mm) of precipitation.

When does it snow in New Bedford?

Months with snowfall in New Bedford are January through April, November and December.

How much does it snow in New Bedford?

Throughout the year, in New Bedford, Massachusetts, 34.7" (881.5mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the least sunshine in New Bedford?

Months with the least sunshine in New Bedford, Massachusetts, are January, November and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

When is the lowest UV index in New Bedford?

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

When does it snow the most in New Bedford?

The month with the most snowfall in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is February when 9.7" (246.4mm) of snow is typically aggregated.

What month is the ocean coldest in New Bedford?

February is the month with the coldest seawater in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with an average ocean temperature of 38.1°F (3.4°C). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

What is the rainiest month in New Bedford?

The wettest months in New Bedford are March and August, with an average 4.2" (106.7mm) of rainfall.

When are the longest days in New Bedford?

June has the longest days of the year in New Bedford, with an average of 15.2h of daylight.

What is the month with the most sunshine in New Bedford?

June and July, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

What are the months with the highest UV index in New Bedford?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 8, are months with the highest UV index in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

What is the warmest month in New Bedford?

July is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 80.1°F (26.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 64.8°F (18.2°C).

What is the driest month in New Bedford?

July is the month with the least rainfall in New Bedford. Rain falls for 9 days and accumulates 2.9" (73.7mm) of precipitation.

When is the ocean warmest in New Bedford?

With an average ocean temperature of 68.5°F (20.3°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Swimming in 68.5°F (20.3°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

What is the month with the shortest days in New Bedford?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.2h of daylight.
Average temperature - New Bedford, MA
Average rainfall - New Bedford, MA
Average rainfall days - New Bedford, MA

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, March, April, May and December (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (8 days).

Average snowfall - New Bedford, MA
Average sea temperature - New Bedford, MA

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (68.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (38.2°F).

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