Olney, Maryland 

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Climate in Olney, Maryland

Olney, Maryland gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Olney averages 16 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 199 sunny days per year in Olney. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Olney gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 112 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 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 16 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Olney 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 Olney, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Olney, MarylandUnited States
  43.3 in.38.1 in.
  15.8 in.27.8 in.
  111.9 days106.2 days
  199 days205 days
  87.0°85.8°
  25.0°21.7°
  7.37
  4.14.3
  541 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 Olney with an average high temperature of 87.0°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Maryland. In Olney, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Olney are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Olney with an average of 25.0°. This is about average compared to other places in Maryland.


In Olney, there are 25.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Maryland.


In Olney, there are 90.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Maryland.


In Olney, there are 0.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Maryland.


May is the wettest month in Olney with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 27% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.3 inches in Olney means that it is about average compared to other places in Maryland.


May is the rainiest month in Olney with 11.5 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 8.1 rainy days. There are 111.9 rainy days annually in Olney, which is less rainy than most places in Maryland. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 15.8 inches in Olney means that it is about average compared to other places in Maryland. January is the snowiest month in Olney with 6.2 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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