Providence Climate and Weather

Providence has a humid continental climate. Summer (June to September) has an average daily high temperature above 73F (23C) with a low of 66F (19C). Winter runs from December to March with an average daily high temperature of 45F (7C) dropping to lows around 21F (-6C).

In the summer, there are occasional thunderstorms and a slight threat of hurricanes. It is fairly wet, with an annual average rainfall of 45 inches (1,140mm). However, this spreads evenly throughout the year and doesn't interfere too seriously with holidaymakers' enjoyment of the island's hot summers.

During winter there is also light rain, but mostly snowfall. Snowfall is the highest during January. The best time to visit Providence is during spring and summer (May to September).