The best times to visit Burlington for ideal weather are

April 30th to June 24th

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

 

 


Other Burlington Travel Info

Weather in Burlington

Temperature

Average temperatures in Burlington 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 24th 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 Burlington, 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 89°F (31.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68°F (20°C) at night.

Burlington Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Burlington 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.

Burlington Perceived Temperature (F)

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Burlington Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Burlington 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan41.232.624.6
Feb42.833.124.9
Mar53.742.533.1
Apr65.453.642.9
May7663.752.7
Jun83.672.261.8
Jul87.976.766.5
Aug84.973.663.4
Sep79.467.757.6
Oct67.856.847.1
Nov56.345.836.3
Dec47.939.231.3

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan5.10.3-4.1
Feb60.6-3.9
Mar12.15.80.6
Apr18.6126.1
May24.417.611.5
Jun28.722.316.6
Jul31.124.819.2
Aug29.423.117.4
Sep26.319.814.2
Oct19.913.88.4
Nov13.57.72.4
Dec8.84-0.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Burlington are September, November, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late August to early September. For example, on the week of August 27th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early April with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of April 2nd.

When can you find snow in Burlington? 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 Burlington.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan19%02.8
Feb20%02.1
Mar20%03.2
Apr26%04.2
May23%03.2
Jun23%03.7
Jul22%03.8
Aug21%04.4
Sep17%03
Oct21%03.9
Nov17%02.5
Dec28%04.9

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan1907.1
Feb2005.3
Mar2008.1
Apr26010.7
May2308.1
Jun2309.4
Jul2209.7
Aug21011.2
Sep1707.6
Oct2109.9
Nov1706.4
Dec28012.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Burlington has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (48.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (65.1%).

Wind in Burlington is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 5.9 knots (6.8 MPH or 10.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 13 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan5.3Light breeze11.3Significant breeze
Feb5.9Light breeze12.3Significant breeze
Mar5.9Light breeze11.9Significant breeze
Apr5.6Light breeze11.8Significant breeze
May4Light breeze9.8Significant breeze
Jun3.6Barely noticeable9.4Gentle breeze
Jul3.1Barely noticeable8.8Significant breeze
Aug2.6Barely noticeable7.9Gentle breeze
Sep3Barely noticeable8.5Significant breeze
Oct4Light breeze9.8Gentle breeze
Nov4.5Light breeze10.1Significant breeze
Dec5.2Light breeze10.9Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan51.5%
Feb49.5%
Mar48.8%
Apr48.7%
May58%
Jun60.2%
Jul60.2%
Aug63.6%
Sep65.1%
Oct63.4%
Nov57.5%
Dec60.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Burlington?

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 Burlington, NJ, US is July, followed by August 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 Burlington 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

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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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 31.4 in November means 31.4% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Burlington Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 82.5°F (28.1°C) and 45.3°F (7.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second 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 quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with about 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Burlington, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.8°F (28.8°C) and 51.9°F (11.1°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 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 Burlington to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.6°F (9.2°C) and 37.1°F (2.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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