The best times to visit Shrewsbury for ideal weather are

May 14th to October 7th

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

 

 


Other Shrewsbury Travel Info

Weather in Shrewsbury

Temperature

Average temperatures in Shrewsbury vary drastically. 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 31st 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 Shrewsbury, 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 81.7°F (27.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.5°F (18.1°C) at night.

Shrewsbury Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Shrewsbury 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.

Shrewsbury Perceived Temperature (F)

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Shrewsbury Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Shrewsbury 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 32.5 25.3 19.2
Feb 33.6 25.9 19.6
Mar 45 35.6 28.3
Apr 58 47.9 39.6
May 68.7 57.9 48.9
Jun 74.5 65.2 57.7
Jul 79.7 70.5 63.2
Aug 78.3 69.5 61.9
Sep 71.2 62.4 55
Oct 60.1 51.1 44
Nov 47.7 40.4 34.6
Dec 35.8 28.4 22.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 0.3 -3.7 -7.1
Feb 0.9 -3.4 -6.9
Mar 7.2 2 -2.1
Apr 14.4 8.8 4.2
May 20.4 14.4 9.4
Jun 23.6 18.4 14.3
Jul 26.5 21.4 17.3
Aug 25.7 20.8 16.6
Sep 21.8 16.9 12.8
Oct 15.6 10.6 6.7
Nov 8.7 4.7 1.4
Dec 2.1 -2 -5.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Shrewsbury are August, January, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid to late September. For example, on the week of September 17th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in Shrewsbury? 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 Shrewsbury.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Shrewsbury (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 22% 0 3.1
Feb 24% 0 4.4
Mar 29% 0 5.8
Apr 27% 0 4.6
May 25% 0 3.2
Jun 29% 0 4.9
Jul 35% 0 6.3
Aug 20% 0 2.9
Sep 23% 0 4.4
Oct 26% 0 3.9
Nov 26% 0 3.6
Dec 34% 0 5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 0 7.9
Feb 24 0 11.2
Mar 29 0 14.7
Apr 27 0 11.7
May 25 0 8.1
Jun 29 0 12.4
Jul 35 0 16
Aug 20 0 7.4
Sep 23 0 11.2
Oct 26 0 9.9
Nov 26 0 9.1
Dec 34 0 12.7

 

Humidity and Wind

Shrewsbury has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (46.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (63.7%).

Wind in Shrewsbury is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by December and March. February’s average wind speed of around 10.2 knots (11.8 MPH or 19 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 19 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 9.5 Gentle breeze 16.4 Significant breeze
Feb 10.2 Gentle breeze 17.5 Strong breeze
Mar 9.7 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Apr 8.6 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
May 8.4 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Jun 7.3 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Jul 7.1 Gentle breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Aug 6.7 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Sep 6.9 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Oct 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Nov 8.1 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Dec 9.8 Gentle breeze 17.4 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 55.5%
Feb 52.7%
Mar 48%
Apr 46.2%
May 47.3%
Jun 63.7%
Jul 63%
Aug 62.1%
Sep 60.9%
Oct 61.5%
Nov 60.4%
Dec 61.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Shrewsbury?

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 Shrewsbury, MA, 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 Shrewsbury 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 somewhat 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 Shrewsbury Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 75.2°F (24°C) and 37.3°F (2.9°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 8 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Shrewsbury, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 77.2°F (25.1°C) and 42.6°F (5.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 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 Shrewsbury to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 38.7°F (3.7°C) and 27.8°F (-2.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 11 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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