Ashland, Massachusetts 

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Climate in Ashland, Massachusetts

Ashland, Massachusetts gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Ashland averages 45 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 198 sunny days per year in Ashland. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Ashland gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 119 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 15
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 45 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Ashland is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Massachusetts.

7 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Ashland, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Ashland, MassachusettsUnited States
  48.7 in.38.1 in.
  44.5 in.27.8 in.
  118.7 days106.2 days
  198 days205 days
  83.2°85.8°
  15.0°21.7°
  77
  3.54.3
  180 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 Ashland with an average high temperature of 83.2°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Massachusetts. In Ashland, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Ashland are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Ashland with an average of 15.0°. This is colder than most places in Massachusetts.


In Ashland, there are 11.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Massachusetts.


In Ashland, there are 145.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Massachusetts.


In Ashland, there are 5.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Massachusetts.


October is the wettest month in Ashland with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.4 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 26% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.7 inches in Ashland means that it is wetter than most places in Massachusetts.


May is the rainiest month in Ashland with 11.6 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.7 rainy days. There are 118.7 rainy days annually in Ashland, which is less rainy than most places in Massachusetts. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 44.5 inches in Ashland means that it is snowier than most places in Massachusetts. January is the snowiest month in Ashland with 13.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Ashland    2 Reviews
    typical - 1/6/2011
    Typical Massachussetts town. Quiet, good schools, very liberal, too high property taxes, constantly on a water... Read More

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    Close to Boston, but easil;y affordable - 11/2/2010
    Ashland is settled in Middlesex county between the busy Framingham and the high end and expensive Sherborn and Natick. We have the best of both worlds, close to... Read More


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