Germantown, MD enjoys a humid subtropical climate with warm summers and mild winters. Average summer temperatures range from the mid-80s to the low 90s with high levels of humidity. Winters are generally mild in comparison, with average temperatures ranging from the mid-30s to low 50s. Rainfall throughout the year is plentiful with annual precipitation averaging over 40” and snowfall rarely exceeding 8” per year.
Germantown, Maryland gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Germantown averages 25 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 197 sunny days per year in Germantown. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Germantown 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 25 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Germantown is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Maryland.
8.5 / 5.5
Summer / Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Germantown, while January and February are the least comfortable months.