The best times to visit Madison Heights for ideal weather are

April 16th to July 8th

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

 

 


Other Madison Heights Travel Info

Weather in Madison Heights

Temperature

Average temperatures in Madison Heights 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 25th 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 Madison Heights, 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 88.7°F (31.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.7°F (18.7°C) at night.

Madison Heights Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Madison Heights 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.

Madison Heights Perceived Temperature (F)

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Madison Heights Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Madison Heights 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 46.4 35.3 25.4
Feb 48.9 36.9 26.4
Mar 60.5 47.5 36.1
Apr 70.6 57.2 44.7
May 77.4 65.2 53.7
Jun 85.2 73.1 61.8
Jul 87.7 75.5 64.9
Aug 86.1 74.1 64
Sep 80 67.8 57.5
Oct 69.6 57 45.9
Nov 58.8 46.1 34.7
Dec 51 40.3 30.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 8 1.8 -3.7
Feb 9.4 2.7 -3.1
Mar 15.8 8.6 2.3
Apr 21.4 14 7.1
May 25.2 18.4 12.1
Jun 29.6 22.8 16.6
Jul 30.9 24.2 18.3
Aug 30.1 23.4 17.8
Sep 26.7 19.9 14.2
Oct 20.9 13.9 7.7
Nov 14.9 7.8 1.5
Dec 10.6 4.6 -0.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Madison Heights are September, January, and then October. 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 September. For example, on the week of September 10th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late March with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of March 26th.

When can you find snow in Madison Heights? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Madison Heights is often around around February 12th 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 Madison Heights.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Madison Heights (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 17% 1.4 3.3
Feb 18% 5.9 2.2
Mar 27% 2.5 4.1
Apr 26% 0 4.1
May 26% 0 4.3
Jun 25% 0 3.5
Jul 22% 0 3.6
Aug 21% 0 3.4
Sep 14% 0 3.1
Oct 17% 0 3.1
Nov 18% 0 3.3
Dec 25% 3.9 4.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 17 3.6 8.4
Feb 18 15 5.6
Mar 27 6.4 10.4
Apr 26 0 10.4
May 26 0 10.9
Jun 25 0 8.9
Jul 22 0 9.1
Aug 21 0 8.6
Sep 14 0 7.9
Oct 17 0 7.9
Nov 18 0 8.4
Dec 25 9.9 11.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Madison Heights has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is February (45.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (67.4%).

Wind in Madison Heights is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 5.4 knots (6.2 MPH or 9.9 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 early April where average top sustained speeds reach 12.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 4.6 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.9 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Mar 5.2 Light breeze 11.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.4 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
May 4.3 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.5 Barely noticeable 9.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.3 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.2 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.6 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.2 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 4 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.1 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 50%
Feb 45.2%
Mar 46.1%
Apr 48%
May 62.2%
Jun 64%
Jul 64.1%
Aug 66.6%
Sep 67.4%
Oct 63.2%
Nov 54.6%
Dec 60.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Madison Heights?

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 Madison Heights, VA, US is March, followed by February 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 Madison Heights 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 36.2 in November means 36.2% of the tourists vs. March.

 

 

Overall Madison Heights Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 83.2°F (28.4°C) and 51.1°F (10.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 8 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 quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Madison Heights, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 84.9°F (29.4°C) and 55.1°F (12.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 5 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 Madison Heights to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.8°F (11.6°C) and 44.3°F (6.8°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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