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Best time to visit Ogunquit, ME, USA

Our verdict

The best time to visit Ogunquit is April

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

In the height of summer, temperatures in Ogunquit can reach a maximum of 28℃ (83℉). The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as -10℃ (14℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Ogunquit in August, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. The wet season in Ogunquit usually falls during the months surrounding October 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.

To learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to visit Ogunquit, keep reading below. Plus, you’ll find tools to help you get the best deals on travel and hotels too!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

August

Ogunquit seasons

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

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 Ogunquit 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.

Ogunquit 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 Ogunquit 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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Ogunquit in January

  • Average temperature: -4℃ (25℉)
  • Average high temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average low temperature: -7℃ (19℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 6 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Ogunquit in February

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average high temperature: 0℃ (33℉)
  • Average low temperature: -6℃ (21℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 6 days
  • Average snow days: 7 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Ogunquit in March

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (28℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") 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 Ogunquit in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Ogunquit in April

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 39mm (2") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Ogunquit in May

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Ogunquit in June

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Ogunquit in July

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Ogunquit in August

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 39mm (2") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Ogunquit in September

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 10 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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

Ogunquit in October

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Ogunquit in November

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Ogunquit in December

  • Average temperature: -0℃ (32℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (2") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 6 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ogunquit 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 Ogunquit is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 24℃ (75℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Ogunquit 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 Ogunquit is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Ogunquit, 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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