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Best time to visit Burlington, VT, USA

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The best time to visit Burlington is March-April

Want to know when to travel to Burlington? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, March-April is the best time to go to Burlington. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 34℃ (94℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around -1℃ (31℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about -4℃ (26℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Burlington, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. The wet season in Burlington usually falls during the months surrounding May each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Burlington below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

October

Most daylight

July

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Burlington seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Burlington as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Burlington 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 Burlington

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 Burlington 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.

Burlington 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 Burlington 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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Burlington in January

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Burlington in February

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 65mm (3") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Burlington in March

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 66mm (3") over 15 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Burlington in April

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 65mm (3") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Burlington in May

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 91mm (4") over 17 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Burlington in June

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 55mm (2") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Burlington in July

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 59mm (2") over 16 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Burlington in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Burlington in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 16 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Burlington 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.


Burlington in September

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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

Burlington in October

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 48mm (2") over 10 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Burlington in November

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Burlington in December

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 72mm (3") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Burlington 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 Burlington is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 32℃ (90℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Burlington is generally around October. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in October first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Burlington is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Burlington, 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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