Chatham, Massachusetts 

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Climate in Chatham, Massachusetts

Chatham, Massachusetts gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Chatham averages 23 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 Chatham. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Chatham gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 109 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 78 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 23 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Chatham is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Massachusetts.

7.1 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Chatham, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Chatham, MassachusettsUnited States
  47.6 in.38.1 in.
  23.2 in.27.8 in.
  108.5 days106.2 days
  201 days205 days
  77.7°85.8°
  23.4°21.7°
  7.17
  3.44.3
  13 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 Chatham with an average high temperature of 77.7°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Massachusetts. In Chatham, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Chatham are July, August and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Chatham with an average of 23.4°. This is one of the warmest places in Massachusetts.


In Chatham, there are 0.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Massachusetts.


In Chatham, there are 96.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Massachusetts.


In Chatham, there are 0.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Massachusetts.


March is the wettest month in Chatham with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 3.3 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 27% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.6 inches in Chatham means that it is drier than most places in Massachusetts.


December is the rainiest month in Chatham with 11.1 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 7.2 rainy days. There are 108.5 rainy days annually in Chatham, which is less rainy than most places in Massachusetts. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 23.2 inches in Chatham means that it is one of the least snowy places in Massachusetts. February is the snowiest month in Chatham with 8.7 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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