The best times to visit Augusta for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 30th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Augusta Travel Info

Weather in Augusta


Average temperatures in Augusta vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 28th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Augusta, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 81.3°F (27.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.7°F (16.5°C) at night.

Augusta Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Augusta Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Augusta Perceived Temperature (F)


Augusta Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Augusta Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 29.4 20.7 12.8
Feb 31.2 22.3 14.4
Mar 41.5 31.7 23.1
Apr 55.2 44.3 35.3
May 67.4 55.5 45.7
Jun 73.3 62.7 54
Jul 80.1 69.6 60.7
Aug 78.5 67.8 59
Sep 71.7 60.7 51.4
Oct 58.9 49.6 41.6
Nov 47.1 38.2 30.6
Dec 35.2 27.4 20.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -1.4 -6.3 -10.7
Feb -0.4 -5.4 -9.8
Mar 5.3 -0.2 -4.9
Apr 12.9 6.8 1.8
May 19.7 13.1 7.6
Jun 22.9 17.1 12.2
Jul 26.7 20.9 15.9
Aug 25.8 19.9 15
Sep 22.1 15.9 10.8
Oct 14.9 9.8 5.3
Nov 8.4 3.4 -0.8
Dec 1.8 -2.6 -6.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Augusta are January, February, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early February. For example, on the week of February 5th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Augusta? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Augusta.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Augusta (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 17% 0 1.9
Feb 17% 0 2
Mar 21% 0 2.9
Apr 23% 0 3.9
May 23% 0 3.2
Jun 30% 0 5.2
Jul 27% 0 3.5
Aug 23% 0 4.6
Sep 22% 0 4.6
Oct 23% 0 4.6
Nov 20% 0 4
Dec 29% 0 3.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 17 0 4.8
Feb 17 0 5.1
Mar 21 0 7.4
Apr 23 0 9.9
May 23 0 8.1
Jun 30 0 13.2
Jul 27 0 8.9
Aug 23 0 11.7
Sep 22 0 11.7
Oct 23 0 11.7
Nov 20 0 10.2
Dec 29 0 9.7


Humidity and Wind

Augusta has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is March (49.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (68%).

Wind in Augusta is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 7.1 knots (8.2 MPH or 13.2 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late March where average top sustained speeds reach 14.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Augusta.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.9 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Feb 6.5 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Mar 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Apr 6.5 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
May 5.6 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Jun 4.9 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.3 Light breeze 9.6 Significant breeze
Aug 4.2 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.5 Light breeze 9.9 Significant breeze
Oct 5.2 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.7 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Dec 6.1 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 54.3%
Feb 50.9%
Mar 49.3%
Apr 49.5%
May 56.6%
Jun 65%
Jul 66.3%
Aug 67.7%
Sep 68%
Oct 64.2%
Nov 60.6%
Dec 64.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Augusta?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Augusta, ME, US is June, followed by August and September. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Augusta in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 56.3 in November means 56.3% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Augusta Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 70.8°F (21.6°C) and 33.5°F (0.8°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Augusta, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 77°F (25°C) and 41.3°F (5.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Augusta to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 38.3°F (3.5°C) and 26.2°F (-3.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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