The best times to visit Plymouth for ideal weather are

April 2nd to June 10th

or

September 3rd to November 4th

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

 

 


Other Plymouth Travel Info

Weather in Plymouth

Temperature

Average temperatures in Plymouth vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 39th 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 Plymouth, 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 89.5°F (31.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.9°F (22.2°C) at night.

Plymouth Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Plymouth 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.

Plymouth Perceived Temperature (F)

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Plymouth Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Plymouth 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 52.1 42.1 33.5
Feb 54.2 43.1 34.1
Mar 62.9 51 41.2
Apr 72 60.8 50.7
May 79.4 69 60
Jun 86.9 77.2 68.9
Jul 88.9 79.5 71.4
Aug 87.9 78.1 70.2
Sep 82.4 72.7 64.3
Oct 74.2 63.3 54.2
Nov 63.1 52 42.6
Dec 57.6 47.6 38.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 11.2 5.6 0.8
Feb 12.3 6.2 1.2
Mar 17.2 10.6 5.1
Apr 22.2 16 10.4
May 26.3 20.6 15.6
Jun 30.5 25.1 20.5
Jul 31.6 26.4 21.9
Aug 31.1 25.6 21.2
Sep 28 22.6 17.9
Oct 23.4 17.4 12.3
Nov 17.3 11.1 5.9
Dec 14.2 8.7 3.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Plymouth are May, 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 late October. For example, on the week of October 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of August 6th.

When can you find snow in Plymouth? 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 Plymouth.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Plymouth (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 9% 0 1.2
Feb 13% 0 1.3
Mar 15% 0 1.9
Apr 13% 0 1.8
May 6% 0 0.7
Jun 12% 0 2
Jul 16% 0 2.5
Aug 19% 0 3.8
Sep 15% 0 2.5
Oct 11% 0 1.8
Nov 13% 0 1.7
Dec 17% 0 2.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 9 0 3
Feb 13 0 3.3
Mar 15 0 4.8
Apr 13 0 4.6
May 6 0 1.8
Jun 12 0 5.1
Jul 16 0 6.4
Aug 19 0 9.7
Sep 15 0 6.4
Oct 11 0 4.6
Nov 13 0 4.3
Dec 17 0 6.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Plymouth has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (56.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (72.7%).

Wind in Plymouth is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (7.9 MPH or 12.7 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 to mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 14.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.8 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Feb 6.5 Light breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Mar 6.8 Light breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Apr 6.9 Light breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
May 6.2 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Jun 5.9 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Jul 5.5 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Aug 4.7 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Sep 4.8 Light breeze 10.9 Significant breeze
Oct 5.3 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Nov 5.3 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Dec 5.1 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 61.5%
Feb 56.8%
Mar 58.8%
Apr 59%
May 65.1%
Jun 64.5%
Jul 67.9%
Aug 71.5%
Sep 72.7%
Oct 69.4%
Nov 66.6%
Dec 69.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Plymouth?

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 Plymouth, NC, US is June, followed by July and May. 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 Plymouth 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 27.3 in December means 27.3% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Plymouth Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 84.6°F (29.2°C) and 56.9°F (13.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 5 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 the most precipitation with 4 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Plymouth, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85.8°F (29.9°C) and 60.1°F (15.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 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 Plymouth to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 58.9°F (14.9°C) and 49.7°F (9.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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