Manchester, New Hampshire 

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Climate in Manchester, New Hampshire

Manchester, New Hampshire gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Manchester averages 58 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 195 sunny days per year in Manchester. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Manchester gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 125 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 13
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 58 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Manchester is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in New Hampshire.

6.8 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Manchester, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Manchester, New HampshireUnited States
  44.0 in.38.1 in.
  58.1 in.27.8 in.
  125.0 days106.2 days
  195 days205 days
  82.2°85.8°
  13.4°21.7°
  6.87
  3.24.3
  259 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 Manchester with an average high temperature of 82.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in New Hampshire. In Manchester, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Manchester are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Manchester with an average of 13.4°. This is warmer than most places in New Hampshire.


In Manchester, there are 8.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in New Hampshire.


In Manchester, there are 142.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in New Hampshire.


In Manchester, there are 6.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in New Hampshire.


October is the wettest month in Manchester with 4.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 27% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.0 inches in Manchester means that it is drier than most places in New Hampshire.


May is the rainiest month in Manchester with 12.1 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.6 rainy days. There are 125.0 rainy days annually in Manchester, which is less rainy than most places in New Hampshire. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 58.1 inches in Manchester means that it is less snowy than most places in New Hampshire. January is the snowiest month in Manchester with 17.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Manchester    8 Reviews
    City Mismatch - 7/23/2013
    Manchester was a fine city to raise my little family, but as a single person again it isn't for me. It may be okay for some, maybe 20-somethings or 30-somethings, but... Read More

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    im buried in snow - 2/8/2011
    The snow wont stop, my phone was taken by a plow, roofs leaking from ice dams and are collapsing by weight of snow, its snowing now!... Read More

    Loved It! - 7/13/2009
    I lived in Manchester for one year for work purposes and absolutely loved it. Living in New Hampshire was the best place I ahve ever lived and if possible I would gladly... Read More


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