Boston Weather in July

Averages By Month

July Overview

July is the warmest month in Boston with highs of 82°F (28°C). Temperatures rarely drop below 66°F (19°C) and the sun shines for a stunning 10 hours each day. July is also the least rainy month in Boston with only 6 rainy days on average. It is now that you might also want to dip into the Atlantic as its water temperature has reached 66°F (19°C).

Given the stunning weather, July is the perfect time for walking along the Freedom Trail to explore America’s history. Boston has so many kid specific activities as well. When making your itinerary make sure to allow for some time to get your tickets- July is the busiest time of year in Boston. In July there is also the Boston Harbour Fest as well as the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular for the 4th of July.

High and Low Temperature in July °F

Water Temperature in July °F

Current Weather Boston

55°F mist
Local Time

Hourly 10 Days

Averages Boston

  J F M A M J J A S O N D

High °F

37° 39° 46° 57° 67° 77° 82° 81° 73° 62° 52° 42°

Low °F

22° 24° 31° 41° 50° 59° 66° 65° 58° 47° 38° 28°


5 6 7 7 9 10 10 9 8 7 5 5

Rain days

8 7 8 8 8 8 6 7 6 7 8 9

Water °F

13° 11°

Boston Weather by Month

Best Time to Visit Boston

The best time to visit Boston is probably between May and October. You can expect highs in the 70s°F (20s°C). Summers are busier and more expensive but the lovely and warm weather will make your explorations of this great city even more enjoyable.

Early fall still offers great sightseeing conditions and is less crowded. Winters are very cold and snowy. It is the best time to visit if you are after some winter-snow-fun. But make sure to pack warmclothes and boots with temperatures hovering around the freezing point.

Things to know about Boston

If you still think of Boston as this very old fashioned place full of people with cylinder hats and snobbish students, you really must go and see for yourself that things have changed. Nowadays you will find a modern, happy and colorful city which still has a lot of history to offer too. Below you find a guide taking you through the historic Boston as well as its modern twists. 

Beacon Hill to Chinatown

Faneuil Hall to Harvard

‘Little Eataly’ to Paul Revere House

Public Garden to Trinity Church

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