Philadelphia Marathon

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Philadelphia Marathon


The Philadelphia Marathon takes place in the city of Philadelphia, which experiences a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. On race day, which typically falls in November, the weather conditions can vary considerably. Generally, participants can expect cool temperatures ranging from the high 30s to low 50s Fahrenheit (around 3-12 degrees Celsius). However, the weather variations can be quite unpredictable. It is not uncommon to experience wind gusts, especially in the morning, which can further lower the perceived temperature. Rainfall is also a possibility, and runners should be prepared for potential showers. Despite these fluctuations, the Philadelphia Marathon offers a scenic route that showcases the city's iconic landmarks, making it a unique and rewarding experience regardless of the weather conditions.

Historical Weather at the Philadelphia Marathon

Note: the race start time shown above is based on first wave or main event start. Many races feature multiple waves, or different starts for different athlete classes. Additionally, race start times may vary from year to year. The value shown is for purposes of understanding typical weather conditions. If you run this race, consult the official race information for a more accurate start time.