Quincy, Massachusetts 

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Climate in Quincy, Massachusetts

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

Quincy averages 45 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 202 sunny days per year in Quincy. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Quincy 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.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 45 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Quincy, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Quincy, MassachusettsUnited States
  48.6 in.38.1 in.
  45.4 in.27.8 in.
  128.3 days106.2 days
  202 days205 days
  82.4°85.8°
  20.2°21.7°
  77
  3.54.3
  30 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 Quincy with an average high temperature of 82.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Massachusetts. In Quincy, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Quincy are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Quincy with an average of 20.2°. This is warmer than most places in Massachusetts.


In Quincy, there are 10.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Massachusetts.


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


In Quincy, there are 1.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Massachusetts.


March is the wettest month in Quincy with 4.8 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 Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.6 inches in Quincy means that it is wetter than most places in Massachusetts.


May is the rainiest month in Quincy with 12.1 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.9 rainy days. There are 128.3 rainy days annually in Quincy, which is rainier than most places in Massachusetts. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 45.4 inches in Quincy means that it is snowier than most places in Massachusetts. January is the snowiest month in Quincy with 13.2 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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