Best Time To Visit Harrisburg

Although Harrisburg is a year-round destination with numerous activities happening every month, yet the best time to visit the city is during summers. During this time, the weather is pleasant and ideal to roam around the city hassle-free.

  • Winter (December- February) :Winters in Harrisburg begin from December and are far too cold to be able to enjoy the numerous attractions of the city. This time is fairly slow for tourists and the city experiences snowfall about 5 to 7 times a month. The temperature during this time hovers between 1.8 degrees Celsius (35.2 degrees Fahrenheit) to 7.2 degrees Celsius (45 degrees Fahrenheit). However, the hotel rates are lower during this time and for travelers on a budget, this is a good time to explore the city.
  • Spring (March-May): The temperature during Spring in Harrisburg ranges from  6.4 degrees Celsius (43.6 degrees Fahrenheit) to 27.9 degrees Celsius (82.3 degrees Fahrenheit). This season is a little cold due to humidity and low temperatures. This season also experiences rainfall and is the second busiest season for Harrisburg tourism.
  • Summer (June-August): Warmer climate conditions due to higher temperatures make Summers the best season to be in Harrisburg. Lodging and other accommodation becomes relatively costly as this is the busiest time which sees numerous tourists visiting the city. The most visited attraction during summers in Harrisburg is the Hershey Park which is jam-packed with tourists enjoying the thrilling rides. The temperature around this time could go as low as 16 degrees Celcsius (60.8 degrees Fahrenheit) and as high as 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • Fall (September-November): Chilly winds and humidity are prevalent during fall in Harrisburg. Significant rains and snowfall can be experienced during this time making it a slow season for the tourism industry. The temperature during these months hovers between 9.3 degrees Celsius (48.8 degrees Fahrenheit) to 28.4 degrees Celsius (83.1 degrees Fahrenheit).
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Highest temperature in Harrisburg is recorded as 93.2℉ in June.

Lowest temperature in Harrisburg is recorded as 6.8℉ in February.

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Maximum rain recorded in Harrisburg is 767.43 mm in September.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Harrisburg is February.

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Most humid month in Harrisburg is August.

Least humid month in Harrisburg is April.