Annapolis Travel Guide

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Best Times to Visit Annapolis

The best time to visit Annapolis is in the spring when the city is redolent with blossoms and the sailing season is just beginning. But each part of the year has its charms. In summertime, you'll find the harbor teeming with boats. In the fall, the changing trees against the historic homes are postcard-worthy. And in the winter, even when a chilling cold settles in the city, Annapolis still appeals with its glowing storefronts and cozy restaurants. 

Weather in Annapolis

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Average Temperature (°F)
44
29
48
31
57
38
68
47
77
57
86
67
89
71
87
71
81
64
69
52
59
42
48
33
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Average Precipitation (in)
3.31
2.95
4.53
3.66
4.21
4.17
4.57
3.9
4.76
3.9
3.82
3.54
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Data sourced from the National Climatic Data Center

March-May

After the winter thaw, Annapolis teems with action both in and out of the water. In March, average highs are in the upper 50s and by May, the average highs are well into the 70s.

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June-August

Summer is high sailing season in Annapolis. Average highs in the summertime hover in the upper 80s.

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September-November

Fall foliage in Annapolis is quite colorful. The temperatures range from highs in the lower 80s in September to the upper 50s in November.

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December-February

Although the weather outside is frightful, with average high temperatures in the 40s, Annapolis offers its own charms in the winter. Bundle up and enjoy a brisk walk through Historic Annapolis to see the historic homes and gleaming sailboats decked out in holiday spirit.

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Popular Times to Visit Annapolis

Average Tourist Volumes

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