The best times to visit Northern Vermont for ideal weather are

May 21st 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 Northern Vermont Travel Info

Weather in Northern Vermont


Average temperatures in Northern Vermont vary an incredible amount. 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 30th 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 Northern Vermont, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 81.2°F (27.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.3°F (14.1°C) at night.

Northern Vermont Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Northern Vermont 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.

Northern Vermont Perceived Temperature (F)


Northern Vermont Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Northern Vermont 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 27.3 17.4 7.4
Feb 29 18.7 8.9
Mar 40.6 29.2 19
Apr 55.4 43.2 32.3
May 69.9 56.4 43.6
Jun 75.7 63.5 52.4
Jul 80.4 68.4 57.5
Aug 78.7 66.1 55.6
Sep 72.7 59.1 48.4
Oct 58.7 47.6 38.3
Nov 46.2 35.9 27.2
Dec 34.4 26 17.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -2.6 -8.1 -13.7
Feb -1.7 -7.4 -12.8
Mar 4.8 -1.6 -7.2
Apr 13 6.2 0.2
May 21.1 13.6 6.4
Jun 24.3 17.5 11.3
Jul 26.9 20.2 14.2
Aug 25.9 18.9 13.1
Sep 22.6 15.1 9.1
Oct 14.8 8.7 3.5
Nov 7.9 2.2 -2.7
Dec 1.3 -3.3 -7.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Northern Vermont are March, January, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May to early June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of May 28th.

When can you find snow in Northern Vermont? 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 Northern Vermont.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 15% 0 1.6
Feb 17% 0 1.4
Mar 14% 0 1.8
Apr 23% 0 2.7
May 27% 0 3.7
Jun 33% 0 4.8
Jul 30% 0 5.1
Aug 25% 0 3.6
Sep 20% 0 2.7
Oct 28% 0 4
Nov 15% 0 2
Dec 24% 0 2.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 0 4.1
Feb 17 0 3.6
Mar 14 0 4.6
Apr 23 0 6.9
May 27 0 9.4
Jun 33 0 12.2
Jul 30 0 13
Aug 25 0 9.1
Sep 20 0 6.9
Oct 28 0 10.2
Nov 15 0 5.1
Dec 24 0 7.4


Humidity and Wind

Northern Vermont has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (51% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (68.3%).

Wind in Northern Vermont is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 4.2 knots (4.8 MPH or 7.8 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 late April where average top sustained speeds reach 11.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.4 Barely noticeable 10 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.7 Barely noticeable 10.3 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.1 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.2 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
May 3.4 Barely noticeable 9.8 Gentle breeze
Jun 2.7 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.3 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 2 Barely noticeable 7.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.2 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
Oct 2.9 Barely noticeable 9 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.2 Barely noticeable 9.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.3 Barely noticeable 9.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 60.9%
Feb 56.7%
Mar 52.1%
Apr 51%
May 54.6%
Jun 64.2%
Jul 66%
Aug 67.4%
Sep 68.3%
Oct 65.6%
Nov 61.7%
Dec 67.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Northern Vermont?

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 Northern Vermont, the United States 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 Northern Vermont 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

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 47.2 in December means 47.2% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Northern Vermont Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 73.6°F (23.1°C) and 32.1°F (0.1°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Northern Vermont, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 77.8°F (25.4°C) and 41°F (5°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 9 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 Northern Vermont to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 36°F (2.2°C) and 23.1°F (-4.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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