Delaware

Delaware, USA
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Climate & Best time to visit Delaware

Climate in Delaware:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
S Sep
O Oct
N Nov
D Dec
10
9
10
10
10
9
9
8
8
8
7
10

Best time to visit Delaware:

Spring (March to May):

  • Spring is a pleasant time to visit Delaware. The weather starts to warm up, with daytime temperatures ranging from the 50s to 70s Fahrenheit (10-26°C). This is an excellent time for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and exploring Delaware's state parks, including Cape Henlopen State Park. Spring is also a popular time for birdwatching in places like Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge.

Summer (June to August):

  • Summer is the peak tourist season in Delaware. The weather is warm and sunny, with daytime temperatures typically in the 80s and 90s Fahrenheit (27-37°C). This is the best time for beach vacations, with Delaware's coastal towns like Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, and Bethany Beach offering sandy shores, water sports, and a vibrant boardwalk scene. Summer also brings outdoor festivals, live music, and a bustling atmosphere.

Fall (September to November):

  • Fall is a favorite time for many visitors to Delaware. The weather remains pleasant, with temperatures ranging from the 60s to 70s Fahrenheit (15-26°C). The foliage in Delaware's parks and scenic byways turns into vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow, making it ideal for scenic drives and hiking. Fall is also a good time for exploring historic sites and museums.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winter in Delaware can be chilly, with daytime temperatures often in the 30s and 40s Fahrenheit (1-9°C). While it's not a traditional winter destination, Delaware offers a quieter, more serene atmosphere during the winter months. You can enjoy indoor attractions such as museums, shopping, and dining. Winter festivals and holiday events, like Winterthur's Yuletide celebration, add a festive touch to the season.

Note on Delaware's Beaches:

  • Delaware's coastal towns are particularly popular during the summer months. If you prefer a quieter beach experience, consider visiting in the shoulder seasons of spring or fall.

Delaware's Historic Sites:

  • Delaware is known for its rich history and numerous historic sites, including First State National Historical Park and the colonial town of New Castle. If history and cultural exploration are your interests, any time of year can be suitable.

Money & Prices

Currency in United States of America:

U.S. dollar (USD)

How expensive is a trip to Delaware?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
21.22 USD
Fast food meal:
8.76 USD
Mid-range meal:
28.89 USD
Bottle of water:
1.19 USD
Soft drink:
2.04 USD
Cappuccino:
4.92 USD
Local Beer:
4.13 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
2.35 USD
Taxi - 1km:
2.69 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

United States of America general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 120 V, Frequency: 60 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type A (North American/Japanese 2-pin)
  • Type B (American 3-pin)

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