New Bedford Weather Records

New Bedford, Massachusetts weather averages and records from 1893–2022 based on data made available by the NOAA.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in New Bedford, Massachusetts was 107 °F which occurred on August 2, 1975.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in New Bedford, Massachusetts was -12 °F which occurred on February 9, 1934.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
New Bedford Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Month Average (°F) Record (°F) Average (inches)
High ☀️ Low 🌙 High ☀️ Low 🌙 Precipitation 💧
January 38.5 21.4 67 -10 3.7
February 40.1 22.4 70 -12 3.1
March 46.8 28.5 78 -1 4.8
April 56.9 37.6 92 15 4.2
May 67.2 47.2 98 28 3.3
June 76.1 56.8 102 35 3.7
July 82.6 63.4 102 45 3.1
August 81.3 61.8 107 43 4.0
September 74.0 54.2 94 30 3.9
October 63.5 43.9 90 20 4.3
November 53.0 34.7 79 8 4.3
December 43.7 27.0 70 -11 4.5
Entire year 60.6 41.6 107 -12 46.7
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1893–2022
Highest daily low 84 °F August 2, 1975
Lowest daily high 3 °F January 4, 1904
Greatest daily range
(Difference of high and low)
51 °F February 21, 2015
Difference in high temperature
over two conscutive days
40 °F Apr 16–17, 2003
Most daily precipitation 7.3 inches August 9, 1992
Most monthly precipitation 14.7 inches August 1985
Most yearly precipitation 71.5 inches 1972
Earliest freeze September 22 1904
Latest freeze May 18 2003
Most days in a year ≥ 80 °F 81 2016
Most days in a year ≥ 90 °F 27 1991
Most days in a year ≥ 100 °F 3 1919
New Bedford Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 13 days Nov 2–14, 1969
Without precipitation 36 days Sep 9 – Oct 14, 1930
Freezing temperatures
High temperature ≤ 32 °F
16 days Jan 19 – Feb 3, 1961
High temperature ≥ 80 °F 31 days Jun 19 – Jul 19, 1997
High temperature ≥ 90 °F 10 days Jul 15–24, 1991
High temperature ≥ 100 °F 3 days Jul 3–5, 1919
New Bedford Weather by Year
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Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1998–2022 New Bedford Municipal Airport location
1893–1997 New Bedford Coop location