July weather forecast and climate
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 July

July is a moderately hot summer month in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with average temperature varying between 66.4°F (19.1°C) and 78.4°F (25.8°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

June and July, with an average relative humidity of 80%, are most humid months in New Bedford.

Rainfall

In New Bedford, it is raining for 13.4 days, with typically 1.5" (38mm) of accumulated precipitation. In New Bedford, Massachusetts, during the entire year, the rain falls for 133.2 days and collects up to 17.2" (437mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Ocean temperature

In New Bedford, Massachusetts, the average seawater temperature in July is 66.2°F (19°C).
Note: Swimming in 66.2°F (19°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

The average length of the day in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is 14.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in July is 10.4h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In July, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

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 are the most humid months in New Bedford?

Months with the highest humidity in New Bedford are June and July, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

What is the average humidity in July in New Bedford?

In New Bedford, the average relative humidity in July is 80%.

How many days does it rain in July in New Bedford?

In New Bedford, during July, the rain falls for 13.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.5" (38mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in New Bedford?

May through October are months without snowfall.

How cold is the water in July in New Bedford?

In New Bedford, the average seawater temperature in July is 66.2°F (19°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 66.2°F (19°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

What is the average length of the day in July in New Bedford?

In July, the average length of the day in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is 14.8h.

How long on average sun shines in July in New Bedford?

In July, the average sunshine in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is 10.4h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in July in New Bedford?

The average daily maximum UV index in July is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in July
New Bedford, MA

Average temperature in July - New Bedford, MA
  • Average high temperature in July: 25.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in July: 19.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (19.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2.9°C).

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Average pressure in July
New Bedford, MA

Average pressure in July - New Bedford, MA
  • Average pressure in July: 1014.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1018.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in July
New Bedford, MA

Average wind speed in July - New Bedford, MA
  • Average wind speed in July: 13.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (19.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (12.8km/h).

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Average humidity in July
New Bedford, MA

Average humidity in July - New Bedford, MA
  • Average humidity in July: 80%

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

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Average rainfall in July
New Bedford, MA

Average rainfall in July - New Bedford, MA
  • Average rainfall in July: 38mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (49mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (27mm).

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Average rainfall days in July
New Bedford, MA

Average rainfall days in July - New Bedford, MA
  • Average rainfall days in July: 13.4 days

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 in July
New Bedford, MA

Average snowfall in July - New Bedford, MA
  • Average snowfall in July: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (45mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in July
New Bedford, MA

Average snowfall days in July - New Bedford, MA
  • Average snowfall days in July: 0 days

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

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Average sea temperature in July
New Bedford, MA

Average sea temperature in July - New Bedford, MA
  • Average sea temperature in July: 19°C

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).

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Average daylight in July /
Average sunshine in July
New Bedford, MA

Average daylight in July / Average sunshine in July - New Bedford, MA
  • Average daylight in July: 14.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in July: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in July
New Bedford, MA

Average sunshine days in July - New Bedford, MA
  • Average sunshine days in July: 14.9 days

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 in July
New Bedford, MA

Average UV index in July - New Bedford, MA
  • Average UV index in July: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in July
New Bedford, MA

Average cloud cover in July - New Bedford, MA
  • Average cloud cover in July: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in July
New Bedford, MA

Average visibility in July - New Bedford, MA
  • Average visibility in July: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are April, August, October and November (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May, June, July, September and December (9km).

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