Westminster, Maryland 

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Climate in Westminster, Maryland

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

Westminster averages 26 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 204 sunny days per year in Westminster. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Westminster gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 120 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 26 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Westminster is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Maryland.

7.2 / 10
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Westminster, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Westminster, MarylandUnited States
  43.5 in.38.1 in.
  26.1 in.27.8 in.
  120.1 days106.2 days
  204 days205 days
  85.7°85.8°
  21.4°21.7°
  7.27
  3.84.3
  722 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 Westminster with an average high temperature of 85.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Maryland. In Westminster, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Westminster are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Westminster with an average of 21.4°. This is colder than most places in Maryland.


In Westminster, there are 16.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Maryland.


In Westminster, there are 111.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Maryland.


In Westminster, there are 1.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Maryland.


September is the wettest month in Westminster with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 26% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.5 inches in Westminster means that it is about average compared to other places in Maryland.


May is the rainiest month in Westminster with 12.6 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.3 rainy days. There are 120.1 rainy days annually in Westminster, which is rainier 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 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 26.1 inches in Westminster means that it is snowier than most places in Maryland. February is the snowiest month in Westminster with 9.1 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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