Climate and monthly weather forecast
New Bedford, MA

Amazing stonework looking over at the white Breakwater Entrance Lighthouse in the New Bedford Harbor, Massachusetts
Amazing stonework looking over at the white Breakwater Entrance Lighthouse in the New Bedford Harbor, Massachusetts

Weather in January

January, like December, in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is a wintry winter month, with an average temperature varying between 26.8°F (-2.9°C) and 36.3°F (2.4°C). January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 36.3°F (2.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 26.8°F (-2.9°C). Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in New Bedford, is another cold month, with an average temperature ranging between max 38.3°F (3.5°C) and min 27.1°F (-2.7°C). In New Bedford, the average high-temperature in February is almost the same as in January - a still cold 38.3°F (3.5°C). Weather in February »

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in New Bedford, is a frosty month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 43.5°F (6.4°C) and 33.1°F (0.6°C). In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a frosty 43.5°F (6.4°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April is a fresh spring month in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with temperature in the range of an average high of 53.2°F (11.8°C) and an average low of 41.9°F (5.5°C). In New Bedford, the average high-temperature in April rises from a chilly 43.5°F (6.4°C) in March to a cool 53.2°F (11.8°C). Weather in April »

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in New Bedford, is an enjoyable month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 62.4°F (16.9°C) and 50.7°F (10.4°C). In May, the average high-temperature increases from a cool 53.2°F (11.8°C) in April to a comfortable 62.4°F (16.9°C). Weather in May »

Weather in June

The first month of the summer, June, is an agreeable month in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with an average temperature varying between 70.7°F (21.5°C) and 58.1°F (14.5°C). In New Bedford, Massachusetts, the average high-temperature in June slightly increases from an enjoyable 62.4°F (16.9°C) in May to an agreeable 70.7°F (21.5°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is a moderately hot summer month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 78.4°F (25.8°C) and an average low of 66.4°F (19.1°C). With an average high-temperature of 78.4°F (25.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 66.4°F (19.1°C), July is the warmest month. Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with an average temperature varying between 78.3°F (25.7°C) and 65.8°F (18.8°C). In New Bedford, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still moderately hot 78.3°F (25.7°C). Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn in New Bedford, is still a pleasant month, with an average temperature varying between 59.7°F (15.4°C) and 71.2°F (21.8°C). In September, the average high-temperature slightly decreases from a moderately hot 78.3°F (25.7°C) in August to a pleasant 71.2°F (21.8°C). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another enjoyable autumn month in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with an average temperature ranging between min 51.3°F (10.7°C) and max 61.9°F (16.6°C). In October, the average high-temperature drops from a pleasant 71.2°F (21.8°C) in September to a comfortable 61.9°F (16.6°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn in New Bedford, is also a fresh month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 50.9°F (10.5°C) and 41°F (5°C). In New Bedford, the average high-temperature in November decreases from an enjoyable 61.9°F (16.6°C) in October to a fresh 50.9°F (10.5°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with an average temperature varying between 42.4°F (5.8°C) and 33.3°F (0.7°C). In New Bedford, the average high-temperature in December marginally drops from a fresh 50.9°F (10.5°C) in November to a cold 42.4°F (5.8°C). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in New Bedford?

With an average high-temperature of 36.3°F (2.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 26.8°F (-2.9°C), January is the coldest month in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

How much does it rain in New Bedford?

Throughout the year, in New Bedford, Massachusetts, there are 133.2 rainfall days, and 17.2" (437mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow in New Bedford?

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

How many days does it snow in New Bedford?

In New Bedford, during the entire year, snow falls for 21.4 days and aggregates up to 5.87" (149mm) of snow.

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

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in New Bedford.

When does it snow the most in New Bedford?

The month with the most snowfall in New Bedford is February, when snow falls for 5.8 days and typically aggregates up to 1.77" (45mm) of snow.

What month is the ocean coldest in New Bedford?

With an average ocean temperature of 38.1°F (3.4°C), February is the month with the coldest seawater.

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

With an average of 4.8h of sunshine, February has the least sunshine of the year in New Bedford.

What is the least humid month in New Bedford?

The months with the lowest humidity are March, April and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in New Bedford?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am, and the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

When it does not snow in New Bedford?

In New Bedford, Massachusetts, snow does not fall in May through October.

What is the most humid month in New Bedford?

The months with the highest humidity are June and July, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

When are the longest days in New Bedford?

With an average of 15h and 9min of daylight, June has the longest days of the year.

What is the month with the highest UV index in New Bedford?

The months with the highest UV index in New Bedford, Massachusetts, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the warmest month in New Bedford?

The warmest month in New Bedford is July, with an average high-temperature of 78.4°F (25.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 66.4°F (19.1°C).

What is the month with the warmest ocean in New Bedford?

August is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 68.5°F (20.3°C).

What month has the most sunshine in New Bedford?

The month with the most sunshine in New Bedford is August, with an average of 10.6h of sunshine.

What is the driest month in New Bedford?

The month with the least rainfall is September, when the rain falls for 10.5 days and typically collects 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in New Bedford?

The month with the most rainfall is October, when the rain falls for 11.1 days and typically aggregates up to 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation.

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

December has the shortest days of the year in New Bedford, with an average of 9h and 13min of daylight.

Average temperature
New Bedford, MA

Average temperature - New Bedford, MA

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.3°F).

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.8°F).

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Average pressure
New Bedford, MA

Average pressure - New Bedford, MA

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed
New Bedford, MA

Average wind speed - New Bedford, MA

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8mph).

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Average humidity
New Bedford, MA

Average humidity - New Bedford, MA

The months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March, April and November (74%).

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Average rainfall
New Bedford, MA

Average rainfall - New Bedford, MA

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (1.93").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.06").

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Average rainfall days
New Bedford, MA

Average rainfall days - New Bedford, MA

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.2 days).

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Average snowfall
New Bedford, MA

Average snowfall - New Bedford, MA

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.77").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days
New Bedford, MA

Average snowfall days - New Bedford, MA

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature
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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Average daylight / Average sunshine
New Bedford, MA

Average daylight / Average sunshine - New Bedford, MA

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 9min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 13min).

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days
New Bedford, MA

Average sunshine days - New Bedford, MA

The months with the most sunshine days are November and December (18.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (14.4 days).

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Average UV index
New Bedford, MA

Average UV index - New Bedford, MA

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average visibility
New Bedford, MA

Average visibility - New Bedford, MA

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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