The best times to visit Worcester for ideal weather are
May 7th to September 30th
Worcester Travel Guide
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Weather in Worcester
Average temperatures in Worcester vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 36th 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 Worcester, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 73.3°F (22.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.3°F (12.9°C) at night.
Worcester Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Worcester Temperatures (Celsius)
Worcester Perceived Temperature (F)
Worcester Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Worcester Temperatures by Month
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Worcester are November, October, 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 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 early to mid January with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.
When can you find snow in Worcester? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Worcester is often around around February 5th 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 Worcester.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Worcester (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Worcester has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (62.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (79.6%).
Wind in Worcester is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by March and December. January’s average wind speed of around 8.3 knots (9.5 MPH or 15.3 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 December where average top sustained speeds reach 13.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Worcester.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||8.3||Gentle breeze||11.6||Significant breeze|
|Feb||4.9||Light breeze||7.7||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||7.1||Gentle breeze||10.2||Significant breeze|
|Apr||4.9||Light breeze||7.7||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.8||Light breeze||7.6||Significant breeze|
|Jun||5.3||Light breeze||8.1||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||6||Light breeze||9.2||Significant breeze|
|Aug||5.8||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.8||Light breeze||7.4||Significant breeze|
|Oct||4.8||Light breeze||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||5||Light breeze||7.6||Significant breeze|
|Dec||6.1||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Worcester?
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 Worcester, the United Kingdom is March, followed by October and January. 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 Worcester in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Worcester Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 68.3°F (20.2°C) and 50.2°F (10.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 10 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 8 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Worcester, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 67.2°F (19.6°C) and 47.2°F (8.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 6 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 Worcester to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 53.4°F (11.9°C) and 38.7°F (3.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.
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