North Canaan, Connecticut 

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Climate in North Canaan, Connecticut

North Canaan, Connecticut gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

North Canaan averages 53 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 198 sunny days per year in North Canaan. The US average is 205 sunny days.

North Canaan gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 136 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 13
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 53 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for North Canaan is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Connecticut.

6.7 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in North Canaan, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  North Canaan, ConnecticutUnited States
  46.4 in.38.1 in.
  52.8 in.27.8 in.
  136.2 days106.2 days
  198 days205 days
  81.8°85.8°
  13.4°21.7°
  6.77
  3.44.3
  770 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for North Canaan with an average high temperature of 81.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Connecticut. In North Canaan, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for North Canaan are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for North Canaan with an average of 13.4°. This is one of the coldest places in Connecticut.


In North Canaan, there are 6.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Connecticut.


In North Canaan, there are 150.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Connecticut.


In North Canaan, there are 9.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Connecticut.


October is the wettest month in North Canaan with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.4 inches in North Canaan means that it is one of the driest places in Connecticut.


May is the rainiest month in North Canaan with 13.6 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.6 rainy days. There are 136.2 rainy days annually in North Canaan, which is one of the rainiest places in Connecticut. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 52.8 inches in North Canaan means that it is one of the snowiest places in Connecticut. January is the snowiest month in North Canaan with 15.9 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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