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Best time to visit Cooperstown, NY, USA

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The best time to visit Cooperstown is April

Are you looking for the best time to visit Cooperstown? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Cooperstown is a great destination to visit almost all year round, April is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

In summer, the temperature in Cooperstown can rise as high as 38℃ (100℉). In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 2℃ (36℉) at night.

If you’re keen to see the sights of Cooperstown during the day, the sun stays up the longest around July. The wet season in Cooperstown usually falls during the months surrounding March 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.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Cooperstown, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

July

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Cooperstown seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Cooperstown

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 Cooperstown 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.

Cooperstown 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 Cooperstown 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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NOV
DEC

Cooperstown in January

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 6 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Cooperstown in February

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 6 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Cooperstown in March

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 8 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Cooperstown in April

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Cooperstown in May

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 51%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cooperstown in May, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Cooperstown in June

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 40%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Cooperstown in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (97℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 35%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cooperstown in July, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings, and t-shirts and sun protection for the daytime.


Cooperstown in August

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 37%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cooperstown in August, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings, and t-shirts and sun protection for the daytime.


Cooperstown in September

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 38%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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

Cooperstown in October

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Cooperstown in November

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 4 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Cooperstown in December

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 7 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cooperstown 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 Cooperstown is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 36℃ (97℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Cooperstown is generally around August. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in August first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Cooperstown is generally around March, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of March too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Cooperstown, 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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