Presque Isle, Maine 

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Climate in Presque Isle, Maine

Presque Isle, Maine gets 38 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Presque Isle averages 95 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 159 sunny days per year in Presque Isle. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Presque Isle gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 140 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 1
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 95 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Presque Isle is 5.8 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Maine.

5.8 / 10
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Presque Isle, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Presque Isle, MaineUnited States
  38.3 in.38.1 in.
  94.9 in.27.8 in.
  139.6 days106.2 days
  159 days205 days
  77.2°85.8°
  1.2°21.7°
  5.87
  2.84.3
  453 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 Presque Isle with an average high temperature of 77.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Maine. In Presque Isle, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Presque Isle are July, August and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Presque Isle with an average of 1.2°. This is one of the coldest places in Maine.


In Presque Isle, there are 1.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Maine.


In Presque Isle, there are 178.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Maine.


In Presque Isle, there are 37.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Maine.


July is the wettest month in Presque Isle with 3.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 38.3 inches in Presque Isle means that it is one of the driest places in Maine.


July is the rainiest month in Presque Isle with 13.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.1 rainy days. There are 139.6 rainy days annually in Presque Isle, which is one of the rainiest places in Maine. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 94.9 inches in Presque Isle means that it is one of the snowiest places in Maine. January is the snowiest month in Presque Isle with 23.1 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Nature is still around up here... - 5/16/2008
    There are trees everywhere. The air is clean, sweet smelling compared to larger cities. Winters are harsh. The winter of 2007-8 dropped 198 inches of snow on... Read More

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