Chestertown, Maryland 

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Climate in Chestertown, Maryland

Chestertown, Maryland gets 45 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Chestertown averages 14 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 206 sunny days per year in Chestertown. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Chestertown gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 113 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 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 14 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Chestertown is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Maryland.

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

Climate Averages
  Chestertown, MarylandUnited States
  45.1 in.38.1 in.
  13.9 in.27.8 in.
  112.8 days106.2 days
  206 days205 days
  87.0°85.8°
  25.4°21.7°
  7.37
  3.84.3
  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 Chestertown with an average high temperature of 87.0°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Maryland. In Chestertown, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Chestertown are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Chestertown with an average of 25.4°. This is warmer than most places in Maryland.


In Chestertown, there are 21.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Maryland.


In Chestertown, there are 88.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Maryland.


In Chestertown, there are 0.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Maryland.


September is the wettest month in Chestertown with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 26% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 45.1 inches in Chestertown means that it is wetter than most places in Maryland.


April is the rainiest month in Chestertown with 10.8 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.9 rainy days. There are 112.8 rainy days annually in Chestertown, which is about average compared to other places in Maryland. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 13.9 inches in Chestertown means that it is less snowy than most places in Maryland. February is the snowiest month in Chestertown with 5.5 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Chestertown    3 Reviews
    Chestertown = Retirement Community - 7/15/2013
    I have lived in Queen Anne's county most of my life, which is on the other side of the river from Chestertown. When I was younger, I remember ice cream shoppes, music... Read More

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    Beautiful small town - 7/30/2007
    Chestertown is lovely. Because of the College, it has a real college town feel. It is very old however, so there are many people whose families grew up here. They make... Read More

    Beautiful small town - 7/30/2007
    Chestertown is lovely. Because of the College, it has a real college town feel. It is very old however, so there are many people whose families grew up here. They make... Read More


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