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Climate in Newton, Massachusetts

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

Newton averages 50 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 204 sunny days per year in Newton. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Newton gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 131 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 18
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 50 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Newton is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Massachusetts.

6.9 / 10
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Newton, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Newton, MassachusettsUnited States
  47.7 in.38.1 in.
  49.6 in.27.8 in.
  131.1 days106.2 days
  204 days205 days
  82.8°85.8°
  17.8°21.7°
  6.97
  3.54.3
  98 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 Newton with an average high temperature of 82.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Massachusetts. In Newton, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Newton are June, August and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Newton with an average of 17.8°. This is about average compared to other places in Massachusetts.


In Newton, there are 10.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Massachusetts.


In Newton, there are 126.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Massachusetts.


In Newton, there are 2.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Massachusetts.


March is the wettest month in Newton with 4.4 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 47.7 inches in Newton means that it is about average compared to other places in Massachusetts.


May is the rainiest month in Newton with 12.8 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 9.2 rainy days. There are 131.1 rainy days annually in Newton, which is one of the rainiest places in Massachusetts. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 49.6 inches in Newton means that it is snowier than most places in Massachusetts. January is the snowiest month in Newton with 14.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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