The best times to visit Bedford for ideal weather are

April 30th 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 Bedford Travel Info

Weather in Bedford

Temperature

Average temperatures in Bedford 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 29th 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 Bedford, 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 84.2°F (29°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62.3°F (16.8°C) at night.

Bedford Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Bedford Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Bedford Perceived Temperature (F)

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Bedford Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Bedford 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 35 27.1 20
Feb 35.7 27.4 20
Mar 49.3 38.7 30
Apr 62.3 50.4 40.2
May 73.1 61.3 50.6
Jun 79.2 68.6 58.6
Jul 82.8 71.7 61.1
Aug 80.5 69.2 58.8
Sep 74.7 63.4 53.3
Oct 63.1 52.7 43.6
Nov 51.3 41.9 33.6
Dec 41.5 33.7 26.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.7 -2.7 -6.7
Feb 2.1 -2.6 -6.7
Mar 9.6 3.7 -1.1
Apr 16.8 10.2 4.6
May 22.8 16.3 10.3
Jun 26.2 20.3 14.8
Jul 28.2 22.1 16.2
Aug 26.9 20.7 14.9
Sep 23.7 17.4 11.8
Oct 17.3 11.5 6.4
Nov 10.7 5.5 0.9
Dec 5.3 0.9 -2.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bedford are November, January, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early November. For example, on the week of November 5th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid May with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 14th.

When can you find snow in Bedford? 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 Bedford.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 15% 0 1.7
Feb 16% 0 1.6
Mar 22% 0 3.1
Apr 24% 0 3.4
May 28% 0 4.5
Jun 30% 0 3.8
Jul 25% 0 3.7
Aug 21% 0 3.7
Sep 21% 0 3.5
Oct 22% 0 3.6
Nov 15% 0 2
Dec 23% 0 3.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 0 4.3
Feb 16 0 4.1
Mar 22 0 7.9
Apr 24 0 8.6
May 28 0 11.4
Jun 30 0 9.7
Jul 25 0 9.4
Aug 21 0 9.4
Sep 21 0 8.9
Oct 22 0 9.1
Nov 15 0 5.1
Dec 23 0 8.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Bedford has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (49.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (67.1%).

Wind in Bedford is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by January and April. February’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.8 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 early to mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 17.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 7.9 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Feb 8 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Mar 7.5 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Apr 7.6 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
May 5.6 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Jun 5.2 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Jul 4.2 Light breeze 10.7 Significant breeze
Aug 3.6 Barely noticeable 9.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 4 Light breeze 10.1 Significant breeze
Oct 5.7 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Nov 6.5 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Dec 7.2 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 59.4%
Feb 57.2%
Mar 51.8%
Apr 49.3%
May 56.9%
Jun 62.6%
Jul 62.9%
Aug 66.6%
Sep 67.1%
Oct 62.8%
Nov 57.7%
Dec 65.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Bedford?

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 Bedford, PA, US is May, followed by July and June. 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 Bedford in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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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 50.9 in October means 50.9% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Bedford Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 79.5°F (26.4°C) and 38.7°F (3.7°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

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 second busiest season for tourism in Bedford, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 79.8°F (26.6°C) and 45.7°F (7.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 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 Bedford to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 42.5°F (5.8°C) and 31.3°F (-0.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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