Best Time To Visit Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Best Time To Go To Lancaster

The city has a humid continental climate.

  • Spring (March to May): This season sees cold, overcast days with occasional rains. There are sunny days every once in a while. Temperatures range from 3 to 15-degrees Celsius.
  • Summer (June to August): Summer is the peak tourist season in Lancaster, all thanks to gorgeous sunshine in these months. The mercury rises upward to around 35-degrees Celsius. Expect crowds if visiting during this time.
  • Autumn (September to November): The sun starts disappearing around this time. It starts getting cooler as the temperatures fall to 8-degrees and below. Once or twice, the mercury may drop to zero. Tourists numbers reduce around this time.
  • Winter (December to March): Winter is cold and harsh in Lancaster. The mercury is usually between -4 and 0-degrees Celsius. Snows are generally highest around January. It is best to avoid visiting in this season unless you are fond of snowfall and the cold.

Climate in Lancaster

Know weather for your travel dates:

24-Apr-2018
Today 24 Apr

61

45

Rain in the morning.

Wind:1.69 m/s

Humidity:95%

Precipitation:0.85%

  • Wed 25 Apr
    64 | 46

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Thu 26 Apr
    55 | 45

    Rain until afternoon.

  • Fri 27 Apr
    63 | 38

    Partly cloudy until evening.

  • Sat 28 Apr
    55 | 36

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Sun 29 Apr
    64 | 40

    Partly cloudy overnight.

  • Mon 30 Apr
    79 | 52

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

Month wise Weather in Lancaster

Average Temperature in Lancaster by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 36℉

Minimum temperature: 12℉

Maximum temperature: 63℉

Feb

Average temperature: 42℉

Minimum temperature: 19℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Mar

Average temperature: 40℉

Minimum temperature: 16℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Apr

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

May

Average temperature: 60℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Jun

Average temperature: 72℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Jul

Average temperature: 76℉

Minimum temperature: 59℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Aug

Average temperature: 71℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Sep

Average temperature: 67℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Oct

Average temperature: 60℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Nov

Average temperature: 44℉

Minimum temperature: 21℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Dec

Average temperature: 36℉

Minimum temperature: 14℉

Maximum temperature: 57℉

Highest temperature in Lancaster is recorded as 93.2℉ in June.

Lowest temperature in Lancaster is recorded as 12.2℉ in January.

Average Rain in Lancaster by Month (in mm)

  • 120
  • 90
  • 60
  • 30 0
Jan

Average Rain: 41.61 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 286.45 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 20.24 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 178.06 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 55.79 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 554.31 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 68.59 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 566.68 mm

May

Average Rain: 60.48 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 551.2 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 44.85 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 427.33 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 94.6 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 698.3 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 86.81 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 433.55 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 35.09 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 326.68 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 50.65 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 444.4 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 34.47 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 407.21 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 42.66 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 301.93 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Lancaster is 698.3 mm in July.

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

Average Humidity in Lancaster by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 53%

Maximum Humidity: 99%

Feb

Average Humidity: 63%

Minimum Humidity: 45%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Mar

Average Humidity: 62%

Minimum Humidity: 28%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Apr

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 42%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

May

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 49%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Jun

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 52%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Jul

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Aug

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 67%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Sep

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Oct

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Nov

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Dec

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 42%

Maximum Humidity: 99%

Most humid month in Lancaster is August.

Least humid month in Lancaster is March.

Best time to visit Lancaster Attractions in April

  • Best time to visit Dutch Wonderland in Lancaster
    • Monday - Friday : Closed
    • Saturday, Sunday : 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
  • Best time to visit The Amish Farm And House in Lancaster
    • Everyday : 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Central Market in Lancaster
    • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday : Closed
    • Tuesday, Friday, Saturday : 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Best time to visit Wheatland in Lancaster
    • Sunday : Closed
    • Monday - Saturday : 09:45 AM to 11:00 AM