Waldorf, Maryland 

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Climate in Waldorf, Maryland

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

Waldorf 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 Waldorf. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Waldorf gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 108 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 27
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 16 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  Waldorf, MarylandUnited States
  43.9 in.38.1 in.
  15.6 in.27.8 in.
  107.7 days106.2 days
  199 days205 days
  86.5°85.8°
  27.0°21.7°
  7.57
  4.24.3
  210 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 Waldorf with an average high temperature of 86.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Maryland. In Waldorf, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Waldorf are September, May and June.


In Waldorf, there are 21.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Maryland.


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


In Waldorf, there are 78.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Maryland.


In Waldorf, 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 Waldorf 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 Waldorf.


September is the wettest month in Waldorf with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.9 inches in Waldorf means that it is about average compared to other places in Maryland.


May is the rainiest month in Waldorf with 10.2 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.5 rainy days. There are 107.7 rainy days annually in Waldorf, which is less rainy than most places in Maryland. The rainiest season is Summer 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 15.6 inches in Waldorf means that it is about average compared to other places in Maryland. January is the snowiest month in Waldorf with 6.6 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Business Relocation - 5/25/2015
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    Southern Maryland - 8/19/2010
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