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When Should You Hit the Beach in 2013?

When Should You Hit the Beach in 2013?

Though the calendar may not agree for another couple of weeks, summer has essentially arrived. In the 2013 edition of the Farmers’ Almanac, we predicted an oppressively hot summer for much of the U.S., and even parts of Canada, with some major heat waves coming on from late June through August.

No matter where you live, we expect to see plenty of good days for beach basking. Like every summer, though, there will be some days that are better than others. With that in mind, we’ve compiled this handy list of the best days to hit the beach this summer. Whether you enjoy hitting the waves, or just tucking into a great new summer read under the shade of your umbrella, you and your family are sure to have some waterside fun on the following days:

Northeast
June: 1st-3rd, 8th-11th, 14th-19th, 22nd-25th, 28th-30th.
July: 1st-3rd, 6th-9th, 12th-15th, 19th-21st, 26th, 27th.
August: 1st-3rd, 6th-11th, 16th-19th, 22nd-31st.

Great Lakes
June: 1st-3rd, 8th-11th, 16th, 17th, 22nd-25th, 28th-30th.
July: 4th-7th, 8th-15th, 18th-21st, 24th-27th.
August: 1st-3rd, 6th-11th, 16th, 17th, 22nd, 23rd, 28th-31st.

Southeast
June: 1st-3rd, 8th-11th,14th-19th, 22nd, 23rd, 28th-30th.
July: 1st-3rd, 6th, 7th, 10th-15th, 26th, 27th.
August: 1st-5th, 8th-11th, 16th-19th, 28th-31st.

Western Gulf Coast
June: 1st, 2nd, 28th, 29th.
July: 4th, 5th, 10th-15th, 20th-23rd, 26th, 27th.
August: 1st-3rd, 6th, 7th, 10th, 11th, 16th-19th, 28th, 29th.

Pacific Northwest
June: 1st, 2nd, 5th-17th, 20th-23rd, 28th, 29th.
July: 1st-7th, 20th, 21st.
August: 1st-3rd, 8th, 9th, 12th-15th, 20th-27th, 28th, 29th.

California
June: 1st, 2nd, 4th-9th, 12th-15th, 20th-29th.
July: 1st-7th, 12th, 13th, 20th, 21st, 24th-29th.
August: 1st-9th, 12th-19th, 28th, 29th.

Canadian Maritimes
June: 1st-3rd, 8th-11th, 14th-19th, 22nd-25th, 28th-30th.
July: 1st-3rd, 6th-8th, 11th-15th, 20th, 21st, 26th, 27th.
August: 1st-3rd, 6th-11th, 14th-19th, 22nd, 23rd.

Ontario
June: 1st-3rd, 8th-11th, 16th, 17th, 22nd-25th, 28th-30th.
July: 4th-9th, 11th-15th, 18th-21st, 24th-27th.
August: 1st-3rd, 6th-11th, 14th-17th, 22nd, 23rd, 28th-31st.

British Columbia
June: 1st, 2nd, 4th-9th, 12th-15th, 20th-23rd, 28th, 29th.
July: 1st-7th, 16th-21st.
August: 1st-3rd, 8th, 9th, 12th-15th, 20th-29th.

For more detailed predictions for your region, be sure to check out our long range forecast.

4 comments

1 Jaime McLeod { 06.12.13 at 12:03 pm }

Sorry Lois, We do not offer predictions for Hawaii.

2 Lois Salsbury { 06.12.13 at 12:00 pm }

can you tell me what the weather will be like in Hawaii August 12 throgh the 22?

3 Tim Mitchell { 06.06.13 at 2:38 pm }

No better for here in Colorado either, however; my hope is the fishing forecast will work out for the weekend.

4 kat irvine { 06.05.13 at 9:26 am }

I see we in AB, SK, and MB have not expectations of beach weather, notwithstanding the abundance of lakes within a few hours drive of anyone in these provinces.

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