Frostburg, Maryland 

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Climate in Frostburg, Maryland

Frostburg, Maryland gets 42 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Frostburg averages 64 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 164 sunny days per year in Frostburg. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Frostburg gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 147 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 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 64 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Frostburg is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Maryland.

6.6 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Frostburg, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Frostburg, MarylandUnited States
  41.5 in.38.1 in.
  64.3 in.27.8 in.
  146.9 days106.2 days
  164 days205 days
  80.0°85.8°
  17.9°21.7°
  6.67
  3.54.3
  2064 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 Frostburg with an average high temperature of 80.0°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Maryland. In Frostburg, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Frostburg are August, June and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Frostburg with an average of 17.9°. This is one of the coldest places in Maryland.


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


In Frostburg, there are 137.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Maryland.


In Frostburg, there are 4.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Maryland.


May is the wettest month in Frostburg with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 41.5 inches in Frostburg means that it is drier than most places in Maryland.


January is the rainiest month in Frostburg with 15.0 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 10.0 rainy days. There are 146.9 rainy days annually in Frostburg, which is one of the rainiest places in Maryland. The rainiest season is Spring 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 64.3 inches in Frostburg means that it is one of the snowiest places in Maryland. January is the snowiest month in Frostburg with 19.2 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    college town main street - 6/18/2008
    If you can tele-commute to work in a major city, and appreciate snowboarding, hiking, and kayaking close by, then this small college town (5k students) is a great place... Read More

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