The best times to visit Prince Frederick for ideal weather are

April 16th to June 3rd


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.



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Weather in Prince Frederick


Average temperatures in Prince Frederick 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 chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 24th 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 Prince Frederick, 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 89.3°F (31.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.7°F (22.1°C) at night.

Prince Frederick Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Prince Frederick 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.

Prince Frederick Perceived Temperature (F)


Prince Frederick Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Prince Frederick 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 45.3 36.7 28.2
Feb 46.5 37 28.4
Mar 56.3 46.1 37
Apr 67.2 56.6 46.6
May 76.8 66.8 57.6
Jun 84.8 75.6 66.8
Jul 87.9 78.8 70.4
Aug 85.2 76.4 68
Sep 80.4 71.2 62.7
Oct 70.2 60.5 51.6
Nov 58.6 49.4 40.4
Dec 51.5 42.8 34.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.4 2.6 -2.1
Feb 8.1 2.8 -2
Mar 13.5 7.8 2.8
Apr 19.6 13.7 8.1
May 24.9 19.3 14.2
Jun 29.3 24.2 19.3
Jul 31.1 26 21.3
Aug 29.6 24.7 20
Sep 26.9 21.8 17.1
Oct 21.2 15.8 10.9
Nov 14.8 9.7 4.7
Dec 10.8 6 1.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Prince Frederick are January, September, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late August to early September. For example, on the week of August 27th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid March with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of March 12th.

When can you find snow in Prince Frederick? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Prince Frederick 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 Prince Frederick.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Prince Frederick (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 14% 2.2 2.5
Feb 17% 5.2 2.2
Mar 24% 2.4 3.4
Apr 22% 0 3.9
May 23% 0 3.4
Jun 26% 0 5.1
Jul 21% 0 3.3
Aug 20% 0 5.3
Sep 16% 0 3.3
Oct 19% 0 6
Nov 19% 0 3.2
Dec 27% 3.3 4.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 14 5.6 6.4
Feb 17 13.2 5.6
Mar 24 6.1 8.6
Apr 22 0 9.9
May 23 0 8.6
Jun 26 0 13
Jul 21 0 8.4
Aug 20 0 13.5
Sep 16 0 8.4
Oct 19 0 15.2
Nov 19 0 8.1
Dec 27 8.4 10.4


Humidity and Wind

Prince Frederick has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is February (48.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (64.6%).

Wind in Prince Frederick is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by March and April. February’s average wind speed of around 8.6 knots (9.9 MPH or 15.9 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 17.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 7.9 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Feb 8.6 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Mar 8.3 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
Apr 8 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
May 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Jun 6.5 Light breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Jul 6 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Aug 5.6 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Sep 6.3 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Oct 7.4 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Nov 7.8 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Dec 7.5 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 50.3%
Feb 48.5%
Mar 49.7%
Apr 51.6%
May 58.1%
Jun 58.7%
Jul 60.3%
Aug 64.6%
Sep 63.1%
Oct 60.9%
Nov 56.6%
Dec 59.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Prince Frederick?

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 Prince Frederick, MD, 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 Prince Frederick 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 Prince Frederick Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 83.3°F (28.5°C) and 48.9°F (9.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 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 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Prince Frederick, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 84.9°F (29.4°C) and 54.8°F (12.7°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 Prince Frederick to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 53.4°F (11.9°C) and 41.7°F (5.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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