Pocomoke City, Maryland 

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Climate in Pocomoke City, Maryland

Pocomoke City, Maryland gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Pocomoke City averages 8 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 210 sunny days per year in Pocomoke City. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Pocomoke City gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 107 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 27
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 8 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Pocomoke City is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Maryland.

7.8 / 6.2

Summer   /   Winter
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Pocomoke City, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Pocomoke City, MarylandUnited States
  43.9 in.38.1 in.
  7.8 in.27.8 in.
  106.6 days106.2 days
  210 days205 days
  87.6°85.8°
  27.0°21.7°
  7.57
  3.94.3
  7 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 Pocomoke City with an average high temperature of 87.6°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Maryland. In Pocomoke City, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Pocomoke City are September, May and June.


In Pocomoke City, there are 26.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Maryland.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Pocomoke City with an average of 27.0°. This is warmer than most places in Maryland.


In Pocomoke City, there are 84.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Maryland.


In Pocomoke City, there are 0.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Maryland.


The humidity can be uncomfortably heavy or close in Pocomoke City during the summer months. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. July, August and June are the three most humid months in Pocomoke City.


August is the wettest month in Pocomoke City with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.9 inches in Pocomoke City means that it is about average compared to other places in Maryland.


April is the rainiest month in Pocomoke City with 10.0 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.2 rainy days. There are 106.6 rainy days annually in Pocomoke City, which is one of the least rainy places in Maryland. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 7.8 inches in Pocomoke City means that it is one of the least snowy places in Maryland. February is the snowiest month in Pocomoke City with 3.1 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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