Wilmington, Delaware 

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Weather in Wilmington, Delaware

The most pleasant months of the year for Wilmington are September, June and May. In Wilmington, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Wilmington with an average high temperature of 86.1°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Delaware. February is the snowiest month in Wilmington with 4.8 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 - Wilmington, DE

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Scattered Showers And Thunderstorms

90°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonScattered Showers And Thunderstorms92° / 75°S 7 mph
WednesdayChance Showers And Thunderstorms93° / 74°S 3 to 13 mph
ThursdayChance Showers And Thunderstorms92° / 68°W 8 mph
FridayChance Showers And Thunderstorms82° / 62°N 9 mph
SaturdaySlight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Sunny83° / 64°N 7 mph
SundayMostly Sunny82° / 65°E 5 to 9 mph
MondaySlight Chance Rain Showers then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms82° / 67°E 9 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 13 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Wilmington area is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Delaware.

7.3 / 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
January40° 25°
February43° 27°
March52° 34°
April63° 44°
May73° 53°
June82° 63°
July86° 68°
August84° 67°
September77° 59°
October66° 47°
November55° 38°
December44° 29°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Wilmington
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January023103
February02092
March012101
April02110
May10100
June40100
July80100
August5080
September1080
October0180
November0790
December019101

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 Wilmington    18 Reviews
I Cannot Wait To Rid Myself of This Place - 10/4/2017
I'm ready to get away from this whole state, once and for all! There are no real jobs here. The cost of living is getting entirely too high, as well as the crime.... Read More

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Park Plaza - 8/22/2016
can anyone offer information on the Park Plaza, 1100 Lovering Ave,... Read More

So far I'm impressed with Wilmington - 6/1/2016
When we sold our house in the burbs and downsized to a condo in Wilmington all our friends thought we were nuts. What about the crime? Well, we've been here for a year... Read More


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