Bloomfield, New Jersey 

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Climate in Bloomfield, New Jersey

Bloomfield, New Jersey gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Bloomfield averages 25 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

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

Bloomfield gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 115 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 25 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Bloomfield is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.

7.2 / 10
June, September and May are the most pleasant months in Bloomfield, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Bloomfield, New JerseyUnited States
  48.0 in.38.1 in.
  25.4 in.27.8 in.
  115.2 days106.2 days
  205 days205 days
  85.5°85.8°
  21.2°21.7°
  7.27
  3.74.3
  154 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 Bloomfield with an average high temperature of 85.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in New Jersey. In Bloomfield, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Bloomfield are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Bloomfield with an average of 21.2°. This is colder than most places in New Jersey.


In Bloomfield, there are 17.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.


In Bloomfield, there are 106.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.


In Bloomfield, there are 0.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.


September is the wettest month in Bloomfield with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 26% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.0 inches in Bloomfield means that it is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.


May is the rainiest month in Bloomfield with 11.0 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.4 rainy days. There are 115.2 rainy days annually in Bloomfield, which is less rainy than most places in New Jersey. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 25.4 inches in Bloomfield means that it is snowier than most places in New Jersey. February is the snowiest month in Bloomfield with 7.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Bloomfield    3 Reviews
    Bloomfield is the ideal place to raise a family - 1/31/2020
    Bloomfield is hit right now. With its wonderful schools, proximity to NYC, diversity and progressive vibe, Bloomfield is the ideal place to raise a family or start a... Read More

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    Not bad, but not great either - 7/18/2018
    I'm not originally from NJ, and chose Bloomfield after getting a job in Montclair but didn't want to pay Montclair prices for rent. Bloomfield is a cheaper alternative,... Read More

    Great town for commuters - 9/20/2008
    Bloomfield is a quiet town that is particularly good for commuters. There are two NJ Transit Train Stations for passengers commuting into Newark and New York Penn... Read More


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