When to Go to Cleveland
Summer is the most popular time of year to visit Cleveland. Prices peak in July and August. Daily temperatures average in the 80s, though July and August heat waves can push them high into the 90s. Depending on the weather, the leaves in fall usually begin to turn in mid-September and reach their most colorful by mid-October. The Midwest usually gets at least one subzero cold snap every winter. For the rest of winter, expect temperatures in the 20s and 30s. Sudden snowstorms can make winter driving unpredictable and treacherous. Spring is damp and clammy, with erratic weather and temperatures ranging from the 30s to the 60s.
Major national holidays include New Year's Day (Jan. 1); Martin Luther King, Jr., Day (3rd Mon. in Jan.); President's Day (3rd Mon. in Feb.); Memorial Day (last Mon. in May); Independence Day (July 4); Labor Day (1st Mon. in Sept.); Thanksgiving Day (4th Thurs. in Nov.); Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (Dec. 24 and 25); and New Year's Eve (Dec. 31).