The best times to visit Presque Isle for ideal weather are

June 4th to September 23rd

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

 

 


Other Presque Isle Travel Info

Weather in Presque Isle

Temperature

Average temperatures in Presque Isle vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 35th 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 Presque Isle, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 79°F (26.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.4°F (14.1°C) at night.

Presque Isle Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Presque Isle 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.

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Presque Isle Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Presque Isle 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 22.8 12.8 2.7
Feb 24.7 14.9 4.4
Mar 35.7 24.9 14.3
Apr 49.8 39.1 29.7
May 63.9 52.4 42
Jun 71.1 60.1 50.4
Jul 77.3 66.7 56.7
Aug 75.5 64.8 54.9
Sep 68.2 56.9 46.5
Oct 54.3 44.8 36.4
Nov 41.5 33.5 26.4
Dec 28.9 21 13

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -5.1 -10.7 -16.3
Feb -4.1 -9.5 -15.3
Mar 2.1 -3.9 -9.8
Apr 9.9 3.9 -1.3
May 17.7 11.3 5.6
Jun 21.7 15.6 10.2
Jul 25.2 19.3 13.7
Aug 24.2 18.2 12.7
Sep 20.1 13.8 8.1
Oct 12.4 7.1 2.4
Nov 5.3 0.8 -3.1
Dec -1.7 -6.1 -10.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Presque Isle are February, January, and then March. 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 are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Presque Isle? 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 Presque Isle.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Presque Isle (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 4% 0 0.5
Feb 3% 0 0.3
Mar 6% 0 0.7
Apr 14% 0 1.3
May 19% 0 2.3
Jun 25% 0 3.6
Jul 19% 0 2.9
Aug 20% 0 2.8
Sep 13% 0 2
Oct 19% 0 3
Nov 13% 0 2
Dec 13% 0 2.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 0 1.3
Feb 3 0 0.8
Mar 6 0 1.8
Apr 14 0 3.3
May 19 0 5.8
Jun 25 0 9.1
Jul 19 0 7.4
Aug 20 0 7.1
Sep 13 0 5.1
Oct 19 0 7.6
Nov 13 0 5.1
Dec 13 0 6.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Presque Isle has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (48.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (65.9%).

Wind in Presque Isle is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 7.5 knots (8.7 MPH or 14 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 late March where average top sustained speeds reach 16.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 6.3 Light breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Feb 6.7 Light breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Mar 7.5 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Apr 7.2 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
May 6.7 Light breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Jun 5.6 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Jul 4.9 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Aug 4.5 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Sep 5.5 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Oct 6 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Nov 6.5 Light breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Dec 6.2 Light breeze 13.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 56.6%
Feb 54.9%
Mar 48.9%
Apr 48.8%
May 50.6%
Jun 59.1%
Jul 61.1%
Aug 64.1%
Sep 62.9%
Oct 62.7%
Nov 61.5%
Dec 65.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Presque Isle?

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 Presque Isle, ME, US is June, followed by August 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 Presque Isle 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 56.3 in November means 56.3% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Presque Isle Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 67.6°F (19.8°C) and 28.2°F (-2.1°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Presque Isle, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 72.5°F (22.5°C) and 36.1°F (2.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 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 far too cold this time of year in Presque Isle to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 32.6°F (0.3°C) and 17.4°F (-8.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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