South Yarmouth, Massachusetts 

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Climate in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts

South Yarmouth, Massachusetts gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

South Yarmouth averages 26 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 199 sunny days per year in South Yarmouth. The US average is 205 sunny days.

South Yarmouth gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 106 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 79 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 26 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.1 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in South Yarmouth, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  South Yarmouth, MassachusettsUnited States
  46.3 in.38.1 in.
  25.7 in.27.8 in.
  105.7 days106.2 days
  199 days205 days
  78.9°85.8°
  22.5°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 South Yarmouth with an average high temperature of 78.9°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Massachusetts. In South Yarmouth, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for South Yarmouth are August, July and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for South Yarmouth with an average of 22.5°. This is warmer than most places in Massachusetts.


In South Yarmouth, there are 1.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Massachusetts.


In South Yarmouth, there are 102.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Massachusetts.


In South Yarmouth, there are 0.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Massachusetts.


March is the wettest month in South Yarmouth with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 27% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.3 inches in South Yarmouth means that it is drier than most places in Massachusetts.


December is the rainiest month in South Yarmouth with 10.9 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 7.0 rainy days. There are 105.7 rainy days annually in South Yarmouth, which is less rainy than most places in Massachusetts. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 25.7 inches in South Yarmouth means that it is less snowy than most places in Massachusetts. February is the snowiest month in South Yarmouth with 8.4 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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