Lowell, MA has a humid continental climate, with warm summers and cold winters. The average temperature in July is 78 degrees Fahrenheit while the average temperature in January is around 25 degrees Fahrenheit. The area experiences occasional snowfall during the winter months and receives an average of 43 inches of precipitation per year. Summers are typically warm and humid, while winters can be quite cold with temperatures occasionally dipping below zero at night. Lowell also experiences frequent storms throughout the year, particularly in spring and summer.
Lowell, Massachusetts gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Lowell averages 56 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 203 sunny days per year in Lowell. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Lowell gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 128 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 16
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 56 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Lowell is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Massachusetts.
9.2 / 4.6
Summer / Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Lowell, while January and February are the least comfortable months.