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Portsmouth, NH vs Indianapolis, IN

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Highlights

On average, there are 186 sunny days per year in Indianapolis. Portsmouth averages 198 sunny days per year. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Indianapolis, Indiana gets 42.4 inches of rain, on average, per year. Portsmouth, New Hampshire gets 50.1 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38.1 inches of rain per year.

Indianapolis averages 21.6 inches of snow per year. Portsmouth averages 53.2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 27.8 inches of snow per year.


Weather Highlights

Indianapolis, Indiana
Summer High:
the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19.5
Rain: averages 42.4 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 21.6 inches of snow a year

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Summer High:
the July high is around 81.9 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 13.8
Rain: averages 50.1 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 53.2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
Indianapolis

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Indianapolis is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Indiana.

7 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Indianapolis, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Portsmouth

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Portsmouth is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in New Hampshire.

6.8 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Portsmouth, while January and December are the least comfortable months.


Today's Weather - Portsmouth, NH

1 AM PST

Mostly Cloudy

59°F

DAYDESCRIPTIONHIGH / LOWWIND
OvernightMostly Cloudy58° / 68°NE 5 mph
Friday NightPatchy Fog62° / 75°NE 0 to 5 mph
Saturday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms57° / 76°NE 0 to 10 mph
Sunday NightMostly Clear52° / 72°N 0 to 5 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear52° / 75°S 5 mph
Tuesday NightPartly Cloudy55° / 76°S 5 mph
Wednesday NightChance Rain Showers58° / 72°S 5 to 10 mph

Today's Weather - Indianapolis, IN

1 AM PST

Mostly Sunny

71°F

DAYDESCRIPTIONHIGH / LOWWIND
TodayMostly Sunny77° / 57°NNW 6 to 9 mph
FridaySunny80° / 60°W 2 to 6 mph
SaturdaySunny85° / 69°S 6 to 14 mph
SundaySunny90° / 68°SW 9 to 13 mph
MondayMostly Sunny91° / 68°SW 5 to 8 mph
TuesdayMostly Sunny then Slight Chance Rain Showers89° / 67°SW 6 to 12 mph
WednesdayChance Rain Showers83° / 63°W 5 to 8 mph

Average Monthly High / Low (°F)
MonthPortsmouth, NHIndianapolis, IN
January33° / 14°35° / 20°
February37° / 17°39° / 23°
March45° / 24°50° / 31°
April57° / 34°62° / 42°
May68° / 44°72° / 52°
June77° / 53°81° / 62°
July82° / 58°84° / 65°
August81° / 57°83° / 63°
September73° / 49°77° / 55°
October61° / 38°65° / 44°
November50° / 31°52° / 34°
December39° / 21°38° / 24°

Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Portsmouth / Indianapolis
MonthHot DaysFreezing DaysRainy DaysSnowy Days
January0 / 030 / 2610 / 116 / 6
February0 / 026 / 238 / 94 / 4
March0 / 024 / 1710 / 114 / 2
April0 / 013 / 411 / 121 / 0
May0 / 02 / 011 / 130 / 0
June2 / 20 / 011 / 110 / 0
July3 / 40 / 010 / 100 / 0
August3 / 40 / 09 / 80 / 0
September1 / 11 / 09 / 80 / 0
October0 / 09 / 310 / 80 / 0
November0 / 018 / 1310 / 101 / 1
December0 / 028 / 2410 / 124 / 5
July is the hottest month for Portsmouth with an average high temperature of 81.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in New Hampshire. In Portsmouth, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Portsmouth are June, August and July.

July is the hottest month for Indianapolis with an average high temperature of 84.0°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Indiana. In Indianapolis, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Indianapolis are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Portsmouth with an average of 13.8°. This is one of the warmest places in New Hampshire.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Indianapolis with an average of 19.5°. This is warmer than most places in Indiana.



In Portsmouth, there are 8.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in New Hampshire.

In Indianapolis, there are 11.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Indiana.



In Portsmouth, there are 149.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in New Hampshire.

In Indianapolis, there are 110.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Indiana.



In Portsmouth, there are 7.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in New Hampshire.

In Indianapolis, there are 4.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Indiana.



November is the wettest month in Portsmouth with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 3.5 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 28% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 50.1 inches in Portsmouth means that it is one of the wettest places in New Hampshire.


May is the wettest month in Indianapolis with 5.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.3 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 29% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 42.4 inches in Indianapolis means that it is about average compared to other places in Indiana.


May is the rainiest month in Portsmouth with 11.4 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.7 rainy days. There are 118.3 rainy days annually in Portsmouth, which is one of the least rainy places in New Hampshire. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.

May is the rainiest month in Indianapolis with 12.8 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.8 rainy days. There are 122.1 rainy days annually in Indianapolis, which is rainier than most places in Indiana. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.



An annual snowfall of 53.2 inches in Portsmouth means that it is one of the least snowy places in New Hampshire.

An annual snowfall of 21.6 inches in Indianapolis means that it is about average compared to other places in Indiana.



January is the snowiest month in Portsmouth with 16.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.

January is the snowiest month in Indianapolis with 6.7 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.


DID YOU KNOW?

Many people confuse Weather and Climate, but they are different. Weather refers to the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, while Climate refers to the conditions of the atmosphere over a long period of time.

Weather, more specifically, refers to how the atmosphere behaves and its effects on life and human activities. Most people think of Weather in terms of what can be observed: temperature, humidity, precipitation, and cloudy/sunny conditions. Weather conditions constantly change on a minute-to-minute basis.

Climate is a record of the average weather conditions for a given place over a long period of time, often referred to as Climate Normals. A 30-year period of record is a common requirement to be considered a Climate Normal.


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