Cape Elizabeth, Maine 

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Weather in Cape Elizabeth, Maine

The most pleasant months of the year for Cape Elizabeth are July, August and June. In Cape Elizabeth, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Cape Elizabeth with an average high temperature of 78.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Maine. January is the snowiest month in Cape Elizabeth with 17.1 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.


Today's Weather - Cape Elizabeth, ME

6 PM PST

Mostly Cloudy

62°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightMostly Cloudy59° / 67°S 15 mph
Friday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms58° / 69°S 15 to 20 mph
Saturday NightChance Rain Showers56° / 66°W 0 to 5 mph
Sunday NightMostly Clear49° / 62°NW 5 to 10 mph
Monday NightPartly Cloudy48° / 63°NW 5 to 10 mph
Tuesday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers50° / 63°W 5 mph
Wednesday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers51° / 64°SW 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 78 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 11
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 56 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Cape Elizabeth area is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Maine.

6.6 / 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
January31° 11°
February35° 14°
March42° 23°
April53° 33°
May64° 43°
June73° 53°
July78° 58°
August77° 57°
September70° 49°
October59° 37°
November48° 29°
December37° 19°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Cape Elizabeth
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January030117
February02795
March026115
April013111
May02120
June10120
July10110
August10100
September0190
October010110
November020111
December028115

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 Cape Elizabeth    2 Reviews
Town of Many Resources and Beautiful Landscapes - 3/5/2012
Cape Elizabeth is a lovely town, right on the Maine shoreline, and just outside the city of Portland. If you love nature and the outdoors, you will love Cape Elizabeth.... Read More

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Cape Elizabeth - 3/5/2012
Moved to CE in 2007 and find it to be very beautiful seacoast town that includes farms, Maine coast views, great seafood and local produce, and a homey feel. The local... Read More


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