When to Visit Greenbelt, MD
Greenbelt experiences weather that's typical to the Eastern Seaboard with warm, humid summers and cold, windy winters. The hottest time of the year starts at the end of May and lasts until the middle of September. Average daily temperatures during the hot season are 79 degrees Fahrenheit. The hottest day of the year — when the average temperature jumps to about 88 degrees — usually occurs in the last third of July.
Temperatures stay warm until the end of November when the cooler weather starts becoming noticeable. Average daily temperatures are around 52 degrees. They reach their lowest around January 31 with an average high of 44 and a low of 27. Temperatures start to rise after the end of January, but it's not usually noticeable until about March 4 when daily temperatures reach 52.
The chance of rain is greatest during the period between April 1 and August 27 with a daily average of 29 percent, so be sure to bring rain gear or an umbrella when visiting. The day with the highest chance of rain is July 13 with a 38 percent chance. The chance for rain drops off sharply in the earlier part of August, and the dry season starts towards the end of August and lasts until the beginning of April. The snowy period starts towards the end of November and ends around the end of March, although calling it the snowy period is a bit of a misnomer. The region sees almost no significant snowfall for the duration of the winter.
Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Greenbelt, MD:
Averate Rates by Star Rating
Below are 3 charts displaying average price trends by star rating class in Greenbelt, MD. Analyze these line graphs to calculate the least expensive time period to stay in Greenbelt for your upcoming travels.
Luxury Hotels in Greenbelt, MD
4 Star Average Prices: $171.38
You'll have to travel about 8 miles from Greenbelt to enjoy the full-service Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC Silver Spring hotel, but it's worth it for the amenities that are offered. Hotel branded mattresses are sheeted in 300-count linens and have five hypo-allergenic down pillows for sleeping comfort, a 32-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels, clock radio with MP3 player connectivity, room service, desk with ergonomic desk chair, coffee/tea maker, free paper during the weekdays, and remote printing from the room. The hotel features an indoor pool on a high floor so you can swim with a view, a fitness room, business center, on-site bar, laundry service, on-site convenience store and snack shop, and a gift shop.
The Courtyard Silver Spring Downtown is also about 8 miles from Greenbelt, and it, too, is a luxury hotel with everything you could ask for. Room amenities include a flat-screen TV with cable and premium movie channels, free Wi-Fi, room service, coffee/tea maker, mini-fridge, desk with outlets and ergonomic work chair, and a sofa. Rooms with a whirlpool are available. The hotel features delivery from local restaurants and an on-site restaurant that offers meals from morning to evening. A convenience store is on-site. Free guest access to a nearby gym is available. The gym is a full-service facility and has a lap swimming pool.
Affordable Hotels in Greenbelt, MD
3 Star Average Prices: $122.46
When you're looking for affordable comfort, you'll find it at the Best Western Capital Beltway. The hotel rooms have amenities that include a coffee/tea maker, microwave and mini-fridge, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV with cable and premium channels, sofa and table, work desk with ergonomic chair, iron and ironing board, and hairdryer. The hotel itself offers a free hot breakfast daily, a local shuttle that transports passengers to the Carrollton Metro, an on-site cocktail lounge, a seasonal outdoor pool, an exercise facility, a gift shop, and meeting facilities.
The Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/Greenbelt offers comfort and quality finishes at an affordable price. Rooms feature quality branded bedding with 250-count linens and hypo-allergenic pillows, flat-screen TV with cable and premium channels along with on-demand video games, work desk with ergonomic chair and desk-level outlets, coffee/tea maker, free Wi-Fi, mini-fridge and microwave, branded bath amenities, free newspaper Monday through Friday, and free remote printing. The hotel facilities include a business center, fitness room, indoor pool and whirlpool, 24-hour convenience store, free beverage area, and an on-site restaurant and a bar in the lobby.