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The most pleasant months of the year for Delaware are September, May and June. In Delaware, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Delaware with an average high temperature of 86.5°, which ranks it as about average compared to other states. February is the snowiest month in Delaware 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 - Delaware, DE

10 AM PST

Sunny

79°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonSunny83° / 61°W 10 to 15 mph
WednesdaySunny then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms79° / 58°NW 5 to 10 mph
ThursdayMostly Sunny then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms74° / 54°NW 5 to 10 mph
FridaySunny74° / 55°NW 5 to 10 mph
SaturdaySunny78° / 57°NE 5 mph
SundayMostly Sunny79° / 61°S 5 to 10 mph
MondaySlight Chance Rain Showers then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms82° / 64°SW 5 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 87 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 Delaware area is 8.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Delaware.

8.2 / 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
January42° 25°
February45° 27°
March54° 34°
April64° 43°
May74° 52°
June82° 62°
July87° 67°
August85° 66°
September78° 58°
October68° 47°
November57° 38°
December46° 29°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Delaware
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January023102
February02192
March014101
April02110
May10110
June40100
July80100
August5090
September1090
October0190
November0890
December020101

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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Over 6 years ago

Delaware is a small state which makes everything you need close. It is also centrally located between major cities like Baltimore and Philadelphia. The property taxes  More

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Over 13 years ago

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Over 14 years ago

i would like to know is dover,de is a good place to raise kids.cause i have 4. is the crime rate low? where is the best area to live in dover,de? please reply...... if  More

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