Ellicott City, MD has a humid subtropical climate with hot and humid summers and mild winters. In summer, temperatures typically range from the mid 70s to the upper 90s Fahrenheit while in winter temperatures generally stay between the low 30s and 50s Fahrenheit. The area gets around 45 inches of rain annually, making it one of the more humid regions in Maryland. Thunderstorms are frequent during spring, summer, and autumn months. Snowfall is usually light and sometimes mixed with rain during winter months.
Ellicott City, Maryland gets 45 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Ellicott City averages 18 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 Ellicott City. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Ellicott City gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 114 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 18 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Ellicott City is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Maryland.
8.2 / 5.7
Summer / Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Ellicott City, while January and February are the least comfortable months.