Salem, Massachusetts gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Salem averages 42 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 198 sunny days per year in Salem. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Salem gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 122 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 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 42 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Salem is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Massachusetts.
6.9 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Salem, while January and February are the least comfortable months.