Milford, Delaware 

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Climate in Milford, Delaware

Milford, Delaware gets 45 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Milford averages 12 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 200 sunny days per year in Milford. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Milford gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 121 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 12 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Milford is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Delaware.

7.3 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Milford, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Milford, DelawareUnited States
  45.3 in.38.1 in.
  12.2 in.27.8 in.
  121.2 days106.2 days
  200 days205 days
  86.3°85.8°
  25.3°21.7°
  7.37
  3.94.3
  13 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 Milford with an average high temperature of 86.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Delaware. In Milford, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Milford are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Milford with an average of 25.3°. This is colder than most places in Delaware.


In Milford, there are 19.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Delaware.


In Milford, there are 92.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Delaware.


In Milford, there are 0.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Delaware.


July is the wettest month in Milford with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 27% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 45.3 inches in Milford means that it is wetter than most places in Delaware.


June is the rainiest month in Milford with 11.0 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.0 rainy days. There are 121.2 rainy days annually in Milford, which is rainier than most places in Delaware. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 26% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 12.2 inches in Milford means that it is less snowy than most places in Delaware. February is the snowiest month in Milford with 5.4 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Milford    3 Reviews
    Boring - 3/22/2018
    Milford, like any town other than Newark, is very unsophisticated, boring, unfriendly, and uneducated. I've resided in many states and Delaware will be the state that I... Read More

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    Great place to grow up - 9/25/2012
    I grew up in and around Milford and loved it. It has a small town feel to it, yet is modern enough for all of the conveniences of an Eastern Shore city. People are... Read More

    Location, Location, Location! - 7/23/2007
    approx 20 minutes to Dover, 20 minutes to Lewes/Rehoboth Beach area.Live the beach life without the beach... Read More


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