Lewes, Delaware 

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Weather in Lewes, Delaware

The most pleasant months of the year for Lewes are September, May and June. In Lewes, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Lewes with an average high temperature of 86.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Delaware. February is the snowiest month in Lewes with 5.5 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Lewes, DE

7 AM PST

Areas Of Drizzle

54°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodayAreas Of Drizzle57° / 40°SW 6 to 14 mph
SundaySunny50° / 34°W 15 to 20 mph
MondayChance Light Rain51° / 44°E 2 to 7 mph
TuesdayLight Rain Likely57° / 33°W 14 to 17 mph
WednesdayMostly Sunny40° / 24°NW 13 to 20 mph
ThursdaySunny36° / 30°NW 8 to 12 mph
FridayMostly Sunny44° / 33°NW 9 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 27
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 12 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Lewes area is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Delaware.

7.4 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January44° 27°
February47° 29°
March55° 35°
April65° 44°
May74° 53°
June83° 63°
July87° 68°
August85° 67°
September79° 60°
October69° 48°
November59° 40°
December49° 31°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Lewes
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January021102
February01892
March011111
April02110
May10110
June50110
July100110
August60100
September10100
October01100
November07100
December017101

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


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Reviews for Lewes    4 Reviews
Excellent place to live and retire to - 1/17/2018
I moved to Lewes in 2009 and it has been a great experience so far. Sussex County has the lowest property taxes in the state and Delaware has no sales tax making it a... Read More

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An excellent choice for retireees - 12/2/2014
Lewes has so much to offer for retirees! It has a great library, wonderful classes for lifelong education (through the Osher Institute, affiliated with U.D.), and a town... Read More

Low taxes abound! - 12/23/2010
I've lived in Lewes, Delaware practically my whole life and love it here. It’s a tight-knit community that really focuses on one another. Lewes frequently tops the... Read More


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