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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

Massachusetts, Massachusetts, gets 49 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 48 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 121.

On average, there are 197 sunny days per year in Massachusetts, Massachusetts. The July high is around 82 degrees. The January low is 16. Sperling's comfort index for Massachusetts is a 44 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

  CLIMATEMassachusetts, MassachusettsUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  48.939.2
  Snowfall (in.)  47.825.8
  Precipitation Days  121102
  Sunny Days  197205
  Avg. July High  81.586.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  16.422.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  4454
  UV Index  3.44.3
  Elevation ft.  3731,443

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  CLIMATE COMMENTS
  
Berkshires
I have lived in the Berkshires since childhood! It's a beautiful place but times have changed and as you grow older you realize there is less here for you to experience!... (read more)
Worst state (commonwealth) to live in
MA has horrible weather, horrible cost of living, horrible Politics lean (wayyyy Left, horrible services...the only saving grace of this state is that it is very sports... (read more)
Weather in Massachusetts
Winter can be difficult, but during the rest of the year it is very... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
florida
considering moving to fla naplles cape coral more interested in the gulf side would like to spend 225 pros and cons it is so cold here almost may and I have the heat on... (read more)
Boston
We have great...universities,hospitals,museums,dining,convenient public transportation,history,people look out for each other,right on the ocean,fresh seafood and... (read more)
IF YOU'RE POOR MOVE TO MA!!
Great state to live in??? Anyone reviewing this state as a great place to live proves ignorance of people living here. Cost of housing totally out of control. Try to... (read more)
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