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Best time to visit Bangor, ME, USA

Our verdict

The best time to visit Bangor is October

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, October is the best time to go to Bangor.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Bangor can reach a maximum of 28℃ (82℉). The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Bangor is around -14℃ (8℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Bangor, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around July. December sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in July instead.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Bangor, as well as our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

Bangor seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Bangor as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Bangor is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Bangor

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Bangor for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Bangor climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Bangor for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Bangor in January

  • Average temperature: -6℃ (21℉)
  • Average high temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average low temperature: -10℃ (14℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangor in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Bangor in February

  • Average temperature: -5℃ (23℉)
  • Average high temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average low temperature: -9℃ (15℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 55mm (2") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 14 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangor in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Bangor in March

  • Average temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average low temperature: -5℃ (22℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 55mm (2") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 12 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangor in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Bangor in April

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 82mm (3") over 16 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangor in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Bangor in May

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 61mm (2") over 17 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangor in May, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bangor in June

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 66mm (3") over 16 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangor in June, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Bangor in July

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (1") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangor in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Bangor in August

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangor in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Bangor in September

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 10 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangor in September, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.

Bangor in October

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 75mm (3") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangor in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bangor in November

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 74mm (3") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangor in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Bangor in December

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average high temperature: 0℃ (32℉)
  • Average low temperature: -6℃ (22℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 83mm (3") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 10 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangor in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Bangor is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 25℃ (77℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Bangor is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Bangor is generally around December, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of December too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Bangor, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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