The best times to visit Harris for ideal weather are

June 25th to August 19th

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


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    Weather in Harris

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Harris vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 4th 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 Harris, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 64.2°F (17.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 49.2°F (9.6°C) at night.

    Harris Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Harris 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.

    Harris Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Harris Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Harris 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)
    Jan45.340.933.9
    Feb4641.333.6
    Mar48.342.734
    Apr52.446.136.2
    May55.549.239.3
    Jun59.653.744.5
    Jul62.856.747.1
    Aug61.95646.4
    Sep59.153.643.6
    Oct54.749.339.2
    Nov49.644.836.6
    Dec45.940.533.8

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan7.44.91.1
    Feb7.85.20.9
    Mar9.15.91.1
    Apr11.37.82.3
    May13.19.64.1
    Jun15.312.16.9
    Jul17.113.78.4
    Aug16.613.38
    Sep15.1126.4
    Oct12.69.64
    Nov9.87.12.6
    Dec7.74.71


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Harris are June, April, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid June. For example, on the week of June 11th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October to early November with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of October 29th.

    When can you find snow in Harris? Weather stations report far greater snow than most tourist destinations snow through most of the year likely to be deepest around October, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Harris is often around around December 17th 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.

    Chanceof Precipitation

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

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    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

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    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan52%155.1
    Feb44%163.5
    Mar39%26.73.5
    Apr30%26.22.8
    May35%03.4
    Jun21%02.1
    Jul32%03
    Aug36%04.1
    Sep36%03.5
    Oct52%505.1
    Nov56%29.45.1
    Dec53%13.26

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan5238.113
    Feb4440.68.9
    Mar3967.88.9
    Apr3066.57.1
    May3508.6
    Jun2105.3
    Jul3207.6
    Aug36010.4
    Sep3608.9
    Oct5212713
    Nov5674.713
    Dec5333.515.2

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Harris has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (71.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (78.7%).

    Wind in Harris is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 13.6 knots (15.6 MPH or 25.1 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 late January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 27 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

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    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.

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan13.6Significant breeze24.7Very strong breeze
    Feb12.5Significant breeze22.4Very strong breeze
    Mar13Significant breeze22.7Very strong breeze
    Apr10.7Gentle breeze19.6Strong breeze
    May10.7Gentle breeze18.7Very strong breeze
    Jun9.7Gentle breeze16.6Significant breeze
    Jul9.5Gentle breeze16.6Very strong breeze
    Aug9.9Gentle breeze17.4Strong breeze
    Sep10.8Gentle breeze18.9Very strong breeze
    Oct11.7Significant breeze20.8Strong breeze
    Nov11.9Significant breeze22.5Very strong breeze
    Dec13.1Significant breeze24.4Very strong breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan77.5%
    Feb77.1%
    Mar74.5%
    Apr72.6%
    May71.5%
    Jun72.8%
    Jul75.3%
    Aug76.6%
    Sep78.2%
    Oct78%
    Nov78.2%
    Dec78.7%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Harris?

    Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Aug 21, 2019 there are travel warnings for the United Kingdom; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 14, 2019.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Harris, the United Kingdom is July, followed by January 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 Harris 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 66.4 in December means 66.4% of the tourists vs. July.


    Overall Harris Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 58.8°F (14.9°C) and 47.2°F (8.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 9 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the least precipitation with 6 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Harris, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 60.9°F (16.1°C) and 46.4°F (8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 11 to 17 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 too cold this time of year in Harris to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.2°F (8.4°C) and 44.4°F (6.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 12 to 17 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

     

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