Falmouth, Massachusetts 

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Climate in Falmouth, Massachusetts

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

Falmouth averages 27 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 Falmouth. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Falmouth gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 111 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 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 27 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

9.1 / 5.4

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

Climate Averages
  Falmouth, MassachusettsUnited States
  48.8 in.38.1 in.
  27.1 in.27.8 in.
  111.3 days106.2 days
  201 days205 days
  79.6°85.8°
  22.0°21.7°
  7.17
  3.44.3
  20 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 Falmouth with an average high temperature of 79.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Massachusetts. In Falmouth, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Falmouth are August, July and June.


In Falmouth, there are 1.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Massachusetts.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Falmouth with an average of 22.0°. This is warmer than most places in Massachusetts.


In Falmouth, there are 110.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Massachusetts.


In Falmouth, there are 0.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Massachusetts.


The humidity is usually comfortable in Falmouth but some summer months can be sticky or muggy. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. The most humid months are July, August and June.


March is the wettest month in Falmouth with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 27% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.8 inches in Falmouth means that it is wetter than most places in Massachusetts.


December is the rainiest month in Falmouth with 10.9 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 7.6 rainy days. There are 111.3 rainy days annually in Falmouth, 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 Autumn with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 27.1 inches in Falmouth means that it is less snowy than most places in Massachusetts. January is the snowiest month in Falmouth with 8.5 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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