Monthly weather forecast and climate
New Bedford, MA

What is the coldest month in New Bedford?

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).

How much does it rain in New Bedford?

Throughout the year, there are 119 rainfall days, and 43.8" (1112.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow in New Bedford?

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

How much does it snow in New Bedford?

In New Bedford, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 34.7" (881.5mm).

What is the snowiest month in New Bedford?

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

When is the sea coldest in New Bedford?

With an average sea temperature of 38.1°F (3.4°C), February is the month with the coldest seawater in New Bedford, Massachusetts. For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the wettest month in New Bedford?

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

What is the warmest month in New Bedford?

The warmest month in New Bedford, Massachusetts, 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).

What is the driest month in New Bedford?

The month with the least rainfall in New Bedford is July when the rain falls for 9 days and typically collects 2.9" (73.7mm) of precipitation.

What month is the sea warmest in New Bedford?

With an average sea temperature of 68.5°F (20.3°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in New Bedford, Massachusetts. For most, swimming in 68.5°F (20.3°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).
Average temperature - New Bedford, MA
Average rainfall - New Bedford, MA

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are March and August (106.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (73.7mm).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (246.4mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average sea temperature - New Bedford, MA

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (20.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (3.4°C).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - New Bedford, MA
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