Nashua, New Hampshire 

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Climate in Nashua, New Hampshire

Nashua, New Hampshire gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Nashua averages 57 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 201 sunny days per year in Nashua. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Nashua 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 12
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 57 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Nashua is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New Hampshire.

6.7 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Nashua, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Nashua, New HampshireUnited States
  46.5 in.38.1 in.
  56.5 in.27.8 in.
  125.3 days106.2 days
  201 days205 days
  82.1°85.8°
  12.4°21.7°
  6.77
  3.24.3
  161 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 Nashua with an average high temperature of 82.1°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in New Hampshire. In Nashua, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Nashua are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Nashua with an average of 12.4°. This is warmer than most places in New Hampshire.


In Nashua, there are 8.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in New Hampshire.


In Nashua, there are 154.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in New Hampshire.


In Nashua, there are 9.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in New Hampshire.


October is the wettest month in Nashua with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.3 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 46.5 inches in Nashua means that it is wetter than most places in New Hampshire.


May is the rainiest month in Nashua with 12.2 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 9.1 rainy days. There are 125.3 rainy days annually in Nashua, 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 56.5 inches in Nashua means that it is less snowy than most places in New Hampshire. January is the snowiest month in Nashua with 17.1 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Nashua    11 Reviews
    Community - 7/10/2015
    I have lived in many places across southern NH - and Nashua is by far the most community oriented place I have lived. The Library, Main Street initiatives, and parks... Read More

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    no reason to live here. it's pretty rough actuall - 5/28/2014
    I lived here for three years when I worked for a major defense contractor. since that time i have been in gainesville, FL (an amazing place) and nowhere, Taiwan... Read More

    RE: "Conservative and Lower Middle Class - 10/11/2 - 5/27/2013
    I have lived in Nashua for over 20 years, having previously lived in MA (10 years), preceded by growing up in So Cal. I find the opinions expressed in "Conservative and... Read More


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