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The most pleasant months of the year for Maine are July, August and June. In Maine, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Maine with an average high temperature of 78.1°, which ranks it as one of the coolest states. January is the snowiest month in Maine with 19.7 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 - Maine, ME

11 PM PST

Mostly Clear

36°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightMostly Clear32° / 49°W 0 to 5 mph
Monday NightClear25° / 56°SW 5 to 10 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Cloudy36° / 50°S 10 to 15 mph
Wednesday NightRain Showers Likely then Slight Chance Snow Showers25° / 49°NW 15 mph
Thursday NightMostly Clear29° / 57°NW 10 to 15 mph
Friday NightMostly Clear31° / 61°W 5 to 10 mph
Saturday NightChance Rain Showers37° / 60°SE 5 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 78 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 7
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 75 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Maine area is 9.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Maine.

9.1 / 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
January27°
February31° 10°
March40° 20°
April52° 32°
May64° 42°
June73° 52°
July78° 57°
August77° 55°
September69° 47°
October57° 37°
November45° 28°
December33° 16°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Maine
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January030118
February02796
March028105
April016112
May03130
June10130
July10120
August10100
September01100
October010110
November021122
December029116

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.

Reviews for Maine
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Over 4 years ago

I've been in Maine of and on my whole life. Maine folks for the most part are not very complicated. The drug epidemic has gotten better I think. If you enjoy shopping I  More

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Over 9 years ago

We are on this site to exit Maine in the winter. It is a beautiful and expensive (taxes) state. We plan to stay here most of the year, as 3 of the seasons are beautiful.  More

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Over 10 years ago

Unless you want to live around Portland Maine or maybe BIW, not much work in Maine, except min wage...Weather from Sept thru May, you freeze your butt off, put kids in  More

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