Portland, Maine 

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Weather in Portland, Maine

The most pleasant months of the year for Portland are August, July and June. In Portland, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Portland with an average high temperature of 78.8°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Maine. January is the snowiest month in Portland with 18.1 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 - Portland, ME

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Areas Of Fog

66°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightAreas Of Fog64° / 71°SE 10 to 15 mph
Friday NightShowers And Thunderstorms62° / 67°S 5 to 15 mph
Saturday NightShowers And Thunderstorms Likely61° / 67°S 5 to 10 mph
Sunday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Clear57° / 66°W 10 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear57° / 65°W 10 mph
Tuesday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers56° / 64°W 5 to 10 mph
Wednesday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers54° / 62°N 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 79 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 11
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 61 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Portland area is 9.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Maine.

9.2 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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°
February34° 14°
March42° 23°
April54° 33°
May64° 43°
June73° 53°
July79° 58°
August78° 57°
September70° 49°
October59° 37°
November48° 29°
December37° 18°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Portland
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January030118
February02696
March026115
April013111
May02120
June10120
July20110
August1090
September0190
October09100
November020111
December028116

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 Portland    34 Reviews
Tears and Jimmy Johns - 6/23/2021
I have never lived here but the lack of Jimmy John’s is depressing and makes me wish I was deceased.... Read More

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bad experience!! - 9/21/2018
I found out I was allergic to corn on the cob here. I would give Portland twelve thumbs downs if I could. My friend told me there was a subway here and I thought he... Read More
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Gentrification - 2/26/2017
There is a deliberate gentrification of Portland going on. While that may sound wonderful to the wealthy and well fed, its having profound affects on those who are not.... Read More


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