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Maine Weather

Climate:
If any state reflects the four-season climate changes, Maine certainly does.
Summers here are generally moderate, while winters are cold and snowy. In the higher elevations of Baxter State Park, snow fall is very heavy.

Fall is Maine's most beautiful season, with striking fall colors (and some say) perfect weather.

Overall, January is the coldest month, with average high temperatures near 20 degrees. Much colder conditions are common in the mountains and along the northern border with Canada.

July is the warmest month, with average high temperatures near 70 degrees.

Annual precipitation averages near 45 inches, with higher amounts along the Atlantic Ocean coastline, and the upper reaches of the mountains. For a look at Maine precipitation levels, view this precipitation map!

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Seasonal Temperature Averages:
AUGUSTA

HIGH TEMPERATURES ( Fahrenheit/Celsius )

(Jan) 30/-1 (Feb) 26/-3 (Mar) 39/4 (Apr) 49/9

(May) 67/19 (Jun) 74/23 (Jul) 78/25 (Aug) 79/25

(Sep) 72/22 (Oct) 62/16 (Nov) 42/5 (Dec) 29/-1


LOW TEMPERATURES ( Fahrenheit/Celsius )

(Jan) 14/-10 (Feb) 9/-12 (Mar) 21/-6 (Apr) 34/1

(May) 45/7 (Jun) 54/12 (Jul) 59/14 (Aug) 58/14

(Sep) 52/10 (Oct) 45/7 (Nov) 29/-2 (Dec) 16/-8


PRESQUE ISLE

HIGH TEMPERATURES ( Fahrenheit/Celsius )

(Jan) 3/-16 (Feb) 19/-7 (Mar) 33/0 (Apr) 45/7

(May) 62/16 (Jun) 73/22 (Jul) 76/24 (Aug) 73/22

(Sep) 67/19 (Oct) 57/13 (Nov) 36/2 (Dec) 23/-5


LOW TEMPERATURES ( Fahrenheit/Celsius )

(Jan) 22/-6 (Feb) 0/-17 (Mar) 13/-10 (Apr) 27/-2

(May) 39/4 (Jun) 49/9 (Jul) 54/12 (Aug) 51/10

(Sep) 44/6 (Oct) 38/3 (Nov) 22/-5 (Dec) 4/-15


See Also

Maine Photographs

Summer Home Surrounded by Fall Colors, Wyman Lake, Maine, USA

Wyman Lake...
by Steve Terrill
Buy This at Allposters.com

Maine Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Lewiston Androscoggin 207
Houlton Aroostook 207
Portland Cumberland 207
Farmington Franklin 207
Ellsworth Hancock 207
Waterville Kennebec 207
Rockland Knox 207
Waldoboro Lincoln 207
Oxford Oxford 207
Bangor Penobscot 207
Dover Foxcroft Piscataquis 207
Bath Sagadahoc 207
Skowhegan Somerset 207
Belfast Waldo 207
Machias Washington 207
Biddeford York 207

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.