Belfast, Maine 

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Climate in Belfast, Maine

Belfast, Maine gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Belfast averages 63 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 201 sunny days per year in Belfast. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Belfast gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 111 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 77 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 9
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 63 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Belfast is 6.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Maine.

6.5 / 10
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Belfast, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Belfast, MaineUnited States
  47.8 in.38.1 in.
  62.8 in.27.8 in.
  111.1 days106.2 days
  201 days205 days
  77.1°85.8°
  9.1°21.7°
  6.57
  34.3
  85 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 Belfast with an average high temperature of 77.1°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Maine. In Belfast, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Belfast are July, August and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Belfast with an average of 9.1°. This is about average compared to other places in Maine.


In Belfast, there are 1.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Maine.


In Belfast, there are 155.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Maine.


In Belfast, there are 15.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Maine.


November is the wettest month in Belfast with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 29% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.8 inches in Belfast means that it is about average compared to other places in Maine.


May is the rainiest month in Belfast with 10.9 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.5 rainy days. There are 111.1 rainy days annually in Belfast, which is one of the least rainy places in Maine. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 26% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 62.8 inches in Belfast means that it is less snowy than most places in Maine. January is the snowiest month in Belfast with 18.0 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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