The best times to visit Rumford for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 9th

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



Other Rumford Travel Info

Weather in Rumford


Average temperatures in Rumford 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 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 Rumford, 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 80.3°F (26.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.8°F (12.1°C) at night.

Rumford Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Rumford 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.

Rumford Perceived Temperature (F)


Rumford Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Rumford 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 26.8 15.3 3.4
Feb 28.9 16.6 4.7
Mar 39.7 27.1 15
Apr 54.1 41 28.5
May 68.8 53.9 39.3
Jun 74.3 61.2 48.3
Jul 79.5 66.2 53.3
Aug 78.1 63.7 51.3
Sep 71.3 56.6 44.1
Oct 57.8 45.4 34.4
Nov 45.8 33.4 22.9
Dec 33.3 23.8 14.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -2.9 -9.3 -15.9
Feb -1.7 -8.6 -15.2
Mar 4.3 -2.7 -9.4
Apr 12.3 5 -1.9
May 20.4 12.2 4.1
Jun 23.5 16.2 9.1
Jul 26.4 19 11.8
Aug 25.6 17.6 10.7
Sep 21.8 13.7 6.7
Oct 14.3 7.4 1.3
Nov 7.7 0.8 -5.1
Dec 0.7 -4.6 -9.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Rumford are January, February, 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 are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Rumford? 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 Rumford.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Rumford (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% 0 1.5
Feb 14% 0 1.6
Mar 18% 0 2
Apr 28% 0 3.1
May 28% 0 3.8
Jun 37% 0 5.2
Jul 30% 0 4.6
Aug 24% 0 4.5
Sep 21% 0 3.1
Oct 25% 0 3.7
Nov 17% 0 2.2
Dec 27% 0 3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 14 0 3.8
Feb 14 0 4.1
Mar 18 0 5.1
Apr 28 0 7.9
May 28 0 9.7
Jun 37 0 13.2
Jul 30 0 11.7
Aug 24 0 11.4
Sep 21 0 7.9
Oct 25 0 9.4
Nov 17 0 5.6
Dec 27 0 7.6


Humidity and Wind

Rumford has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (51.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (69.2%).

Wind in Rumford is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 4.4 knots (5.1 MPH or 8.2 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 12.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.2 Barely noticeable 9.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.7 Barely noticeable 10.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 4 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.4 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
May 3.5 Barely noticeable 10.4 Gentle breeze
Jun 2.8 Barely noticeable 9 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.3 Barely noticeable 8.5 Gentle breeze
Aug 2 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.2 Barely noticeable 8 Gentle breeze
Oct 3 Barely noticeable 9.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.1 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.1 Barely noticeable 9.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 60.2%
Feb 55.5%
Mar 52.2%
Apr 51.3%
May 54.5%
Jun 64.2%
Jul 67.1%
Aug 68.7%
Sep 69.2%
Oct 66.3%
Nov 63.6%
Dec 67.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Rumford?

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 Rumford, 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 Rumford 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

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 Rumford Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 72.5°F (22.5°C) and 31.2°F (-0.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 9 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 7 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Rumford, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 76.2°F (24.6°C) and 39.7°F (4.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 8 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 Rumford to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 35.9°F (2.2°C) and 23.4°F (-4.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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