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Best time to visit Canobie Lake, NH, USA

Our verdict

The best time to visit Canobie Lake is October

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Canobie Lake such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, October is the best time of year to go.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Canobie Lake can reach a maximum of 31℃ (87℉). In the winter, temperatures can get down to -11℃ (13℉) around January.

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Canobie Lake when the days are longest, you should visit in August. On average it rains the most days in December, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

For more information about when to travel to Canobie Lake, the monthly weather breakdown and the best information and tools to book your trip, continue reading below.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

August

Canobie Lake seasons

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

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 Canobie Lake 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.

Canobie Lake 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 Canobie Lake 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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OCT
NOV
DEC

Canobie Lake in January

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (26℉)
  • Average high temperature: 0℃ (32℉)
  • Average low temperature: -7℃ (20℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 55mm (2") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 9 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Canobie Lake in February

  • Average temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average low temperature: -6℃ (21℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 54mm (2") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Canobie Lake in March

  • Average temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average low temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 65mm (3") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 7 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Canobie Lake in April

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Canobie Lake in May

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 16 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Canobie Lake in June

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 56mm (2") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Canobie Lake 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.


Canobie Lake in July

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Canobie Lake 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.


Canobie Lake in August

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 13 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Canobie Lake 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.


Canobie Lake in September

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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

Canobie Lake in October

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 72mm (3") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Canobie Lake in November

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Canobie Lake in December

  • Average temperature: 0℃ (33℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (28℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 73mm (3") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Canobie Lake 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 Canobie Lake is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 27℃ (81℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Canobie Lake is generally around September. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in September first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Canobie Lake 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 Canobie Lake, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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