united states

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With 50 states spanning over nearly 10 million km2, the country welcomes rain, sun, snow, and everything in between so finding the best time to visit the United States will depend on your travel plans.

If you are travelling to the Southern US states such as Florida, North Carolina, Texas and Louisiana you find the weather is rarely cold, even during the winter. During the summer, the South generally has very hot weather and heat waves.  The Spring months are the best time to visit the Southern states of America when it isn't too hot but temperatures are still high.

During the typical winter months (December to February), the northern states can reach freezing temperatures (see: New York). However, northern states warm up during the summer, reaching hot and humid temperatures. Spring and the Autumn provide different experiences in the northern states and the best time to visit really depends on your travel plans.  New England in the Fall is a well known phrase when the Autumn colours of the trees offer some beautiful scenery and is a popular time to visit this area. 

The East coast are prone to hurricanes from around July to November. Be sure to keep updated on the weather forecast during this time.

Western states vary in weather. California is known for it’s all-round sunny weather (see: Los Angeles), whereas Oregon and Seattle typically experience rainy weather. 

Added by MelaninTravel
Last updated on the 19 September 2018

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