The best times to visit Leesburg for ideal weather are

April 23rd to June 17th

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



Other Leesburg Travel Info

Weather in Leesburg


Average temperatures in Leesburg 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 Leesburg, 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 90.8°F (32.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.9°F (19.4°C) at night.

Leesburg Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Leesburg 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.

Leesburg Perceived Temperature (F)


Leesburg Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Leesburg 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 44.8 33.4 23.5
Feb 46.3 34.4 23.7
Mar 58.6 44.9 32.8
Apr 70.2 55.8 42.3
May 79 65.9 52.7
Jun 86.4 73.9 61.8
Jul 89.8 77.5 65.6
Aug 87.9 75.6 64.1
Sep 82.4 69.3 57.4
Oct 70.6 57.5 45.8
Nov 58.8 46.1 34.9
Dec 50 39.3 29.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.1 0.8 -4.7
Feb 7.9 1.3 -4.6
Mar 14.8 7.2 0.4
Apr 21.2 13.2 5.7
May 26.1 18.8 11.5
Jun 30.2 23.3 16.6
Jul 32.1 25.3 18.7
Aug 31.1 24.2 17.8
Sep 28 20.7 14.1
Oct 21.4 14.2 7.7
Nov 14.9 7.8 1.6
Dec 10 4.1 -1.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Leesburg are February, September, 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 mid July. For example, on the week of July 16th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid November with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of November 12th.

When can you find snow in Leesburg? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Leesburg 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.

Chance of Precipitation

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

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Leesburg (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% 2.1 2.4
Feb 16% 5.3 2.1
Mar 23% 2.7 3.7
Apr 21% 0 3.6
May 23% 0 5.6
Jun 23% 0 4
Jul 19% 0 3.3
Aug 20% 0 3
Sep 17% 0 3.5
Oct 19% 0 5.2
Nov 20% 1.2 2.3
Dec 25% 4.1 4.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 17 5.3 6.1
Feb 16 13.5 5.3
Mar 23 6.9 9.4
Apr 21 0 9.1
May 23 0 14.2
Jun 23 0 10.2
Jul 19 0 8.4
Aug 20 0 7.6
Sep 17 0 8.9
Oct 19 0 13.2
Nov 20 3 5.8
Dec 25 10.4 10.4


Humidity and Wind

Leesburg has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is March (46.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (59.9%).

Wind in Leesburg is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and April. February’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.5 MPH or 13.7 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 18 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.6 Light breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Feb 7.4 Gentle breeze 16 Significant breeze
Mar 7.2 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Apr 6.8 Light breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
May 5.7 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Jun 5.1 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Jul 4.8 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Aug 4.6 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.8 Light breeze 10.8 Significant breeze
Oct 5.6 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Nov 5.9 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Dec 6.2 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 49.8%
Feb 46.8%
Mar 46.5%
Apr 47.2%
May 56.6%
Jun 58.4%
Jul 56.6%
Aug 58.5%
Sep 59.7%
Oct 59.9%
Nov 54.1%
Dec 58.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Leesburg?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Leesburg, VA, US is July, followed by June and August. 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 Leesburg 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

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 56.1 in October means 56.1% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Leesburg Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 85.7°F (29.8°C) and 49.5°F (9.7°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 7 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 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Leesburg, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 87.3°F (30.7°C) and 53.9°F (12.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 6 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 too cold this time of year in Leesburg to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 51.3°F (10.7°C) and 41.4°F (5.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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