The best times to visit Fall River for ideal weather are

June 11th 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 Fall River Travel Info

Weather in Fall River

Temperature

Average temperatures in Fall River 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 21st 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 Fall River, the hottest months are July, August, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 78.1°F (25.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.4°F (14.7°C) at night.

Fall River Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Fall River 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.

Fall River Perceived Temperature (F)

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Fall River Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Fall River 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 32.7 23.2 15.2
Feb 31.9 22.9 14.9
Mar 39.7 29.8 21.2
Apr 51.4 40.1 30.9
May 62.4 50.2 40
Jun 69.9 58 48.9
Jul 77.6 66.4 57.7
Aug 76.9 65.9 57.3
Sep 70.1 59.5 50.3
Oct 58.6 49.3 41.1
Nov 48.2 39.6 31.8
Dec 38.7 30.3 22.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 0.4 -4.9 -9.3
Feb -0.1 -5.1 -9.5
Mar 4.3 -1.2 -6
Apr 10.8 4.5 -0.6
May 16.9 10.1 4.4
Jun 21.1 14.4 9.4
Jul 25.3 19.1 14.3
Aug 24.9 18.8 14.1
Sep 21.2 15.3 10.2
Oct 14.8 9.6 5.1
Nov 9 4.2 -0.1
Dec 3.7 -0.9 -5.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Fall River are September, August, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early July. For example, on the week of July 2nd there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Fall River? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to mid March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Fall River is often around around March 19th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Fall River.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Fall River (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 31% 4.2 5.2
Feb 31% 6.7 4.8
Mar 25% 6.1 4.8
Apr 29% 4.3 4.1
May 22% 0 3.1
Jun 27% 0 5.2
Jul 23% 0 3.9
Aug 21% 0 4.6
Sep 20% 0 6.4
Oct 28% 0 6
Nov 31% 3.2 6.2
Dec 38% 3 7.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 31 10.7 13.2
Feb 31 17 12.2
Mar 25 15.5 12.2
Apr 29 10.9 10.4
May 22 0 7.9
Jun 27 0 13.2
Jul 23 0 9.9
Aug 21 0 11.7
Sep 20 0 16.3
Oct 28 0 15.2
Nov 31 8.1 15.7
Dec 38 7.6 18.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Fall River has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (62.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (78.3%).

Wind in Fall River is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by February and December. March’s average wind speed of around 11.3 knots (13 MPH or 21 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid December where average top sustained speeds reach 20.7 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 10.7 Gentle breeze 19 Strong breeze
Feb 10.7 Gentle breeze 18.8 Strong breeze
Mar 11.3 Significant breeze 19 Strong breeze
Apr 10.7 Gentle breeze 18.5 Strong breeze
May 9.6 Gentle breeze 16.8 Strong breeze
Jun 8.8 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Jul 8.3 Gentle breeze 14.6 Strong breeze
Aug 7.9 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Sep 8.6 Gentle breeze 15.2 Strong breeze
Oct 9.7 Gentle breeze 16.6 Significant breeze
Nov 10.2 Gentle breeze 17.5 Strong breeze
Dec 10.7 Gentle breeze 18.8 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 71.9%
Feb 69.3%
Mar 62.5%
Apr 65.7%
May 67.9%
Jun 74.3%
Jul 75.2%
Aug 75%
Sep 75.4%
Oct 74.4%
Nov 74.8%
Dec 78.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Fall River?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Canada; 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 Oct 07, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Fall River, NS, Canada 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 Fall River in December. 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 51.6 in December means 51.6% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Fall River Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 66.9°F (19.4°C) and 35.5°F (1.9°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 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 comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Fall River, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 74.2°F (23.4°C) and 42.8°F (6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 9 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Fall River to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 41.7°F (5.4°C) and 27.3°F (-2.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 9 to 12 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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