The best times to visit Stafford for ideal weather are

June 11th to September 16th

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

 

 


Other Stafford Travel Info

Weather in Stafford

Temperature

Average temperatures in Stafford vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 19th 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 Stafford, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 70.4°F (21.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 49.9°F (9.9°C) at night.

Stafford Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Stafford 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.

Stafford Perceived Temperature (F)

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Stafford Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Stafford 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan45.440.231.8
Feb46.240.431.8
Mar50.843.132.7
Apr56.948.136.4
May60.952.740.3
Jun66.157.644.9
Jul69.260.748.8
Aug6859.948.8
Sep64.456.143.4
Oct58.551.540.2
Nov50.845.436.9
Dec45.940.733

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan7.44.6-0.1
Feb7.94.7-0.1
Mar10.46.20.4
Apr13.88.92.4
May16.111.54.6
Jun18.914.27.2
Jul20.715.99.3
Aug2015.59.3
Sep1813.46.3
Oct14.710.84.6
Nov10.47.42.7
Dec7.74.80.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Stafford are April, March, 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 March. For example, on the week of March 19th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Stafford? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Stafford 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 Stafford.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan28%1.22.4
Feb20%0.81.6
Mar15%2.91.3
Apr14%0.91.3
May23%02.4
Jun20%02.4
Jul28%03.1
Aug22%02.4
Sep15%01.8
Oct23%0.72.2
Nov29%1.42.6
Dec28%7.12.7

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan2836.1
Feb2024.1
Mar157.43.3
Apr142.33.3
May2306.1
Jun2006.1
Jul2807.9
Aug2206.1
Sep1504.6
Oct231.85.6
Nov293.66.6
Dec28186.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Stafford has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (67.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (81.9%).

Wind in Stafford is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and February. January’s average wind speed of around 9.2 knots (10.6 MPH or 17 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 May where average top sustained speeds reach 16.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan9.2Gentle breeze15.7Significant breeze
Feb8.6Gentle breeze14.6Significant breeze
Mar8.5Gentle breeze14.8Significant breeze
Apr7.7Gentle breeze13.6Significant breeze
May8.4Gentle breeze14.5Significant breeze
Jun7.4Gentle breeze13Significant breeze
Jul7.6Gentle breeze13.7Significant breeze
Aug7.9Gentle breeze13.9Significant breeze
Sep7.3Gentle breeze13Significant breeze
Oct7.6Gentle breeze13.4Significant breeze
Nov8.2Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
Dec8.8Gentle breeze15.3Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan80.6%
Feb78.4%
Mar70.9%
Apr67.1%
May67.3%
Jun69.2%
Jul70%
Aug71.4%
Sep73.6%
Oct78.2%
Nov81.7%
Dec81.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Stafford?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for the United Kingdom; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 06, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Stafford, the United Kingdom is August, followed by September and March. 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 Stafford in May. 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 71.6 in May means 71.6% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Stafford Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 63.9°F (17.7°C) and 48.6°F (9.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 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 moderate precipitation with 6 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Stafford, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 65.9°F (18.8°C) and 46.7°F (8.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Stafford to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.6°F (9.2°C) and 43.4°F (6.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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