Attleboro, Massachusetts 

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Climate in Attleboro, Massachusetts

Attleboro, Massachusetts gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Attleboro averages 40 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 201 sunny days per year in Attleboro. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Attleboro gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 123 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 17
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 40 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  Attleboro, MassachusettsUnited States
  51.1 in.38.1 in.
  40.3 in.27.8 in.
  122.5 days106.2 days
  201 days205 days
  82.9°85.8°
  17.0°21.7°
  77
  3.54.3
  115 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 Attleboro with an average high temperature of 82.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Massachusetts. In Attleboro, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Attleboro are June, August and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Attleboro with an average of 17.0°. This is colder than most places in Massachusetts.


In Attleboro, there are 9.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Massachusetts.


In Attleboro, there are 133.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Massachusetts.


In Attleboro, there are 3.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Massachusetts.


March is the wettest month in Attleboro with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.6 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 26% of yearly precipitation and 24% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 51.1 inches in Attleboro means that it is one of the wettest places in Massachusetts.


May is the rainiest month in Attleboro with 12.2 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 9.0 rainy days. There are 122.5 rainy days annually in Attleboro, which is about average compared to other places in Massachusetts. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 40.3 inches in Attleboro means that it is about average compared to other places in Massachusetts. January is the snowiest month in Attleboro with 11.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Attleboro    5 Reviews
    My hometown has disappeared from Planet Earth - 11/13/2018
    I was born and raised in Attleboro, as was my father. Lived there from 1950-1968 and again from 1970-1973. The town was not bad when I was growing up, other than the... Read More

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    High COL but decent area to live - 10/12/2012
    I'll try this again because my reviews seem to have difficulty posting to this Sperlingbest website. Attleboro is basically a suburb of Providence, RI and thru the... Read More

    One of Boston Magazine's best awards - 9/3/2008
    Attleboro, MA is fast becoming one of the best places in Massachusetts to live. Once a thriving jewelry city, over the past 30 years Attleboro experienced a decline in... Read More


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