Hillsborough, New Jersey 

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Climate in Hillsborough, New Jersey

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

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

On average, there are 206 sunny days per year in Hillsborough. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Hillsborough gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 119 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 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
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 Hillsborough is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.

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

Climate Averages
  Hillsborough, New JerseyUnited States
  47.7 in.38.1 in.
  24.5 in.27.8 in.
  119.1 days106.2 days
  206 days205 days
  85.3°85.8°
  19.8°21.7°
  7.27
  3.64.3
  82 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 Hillsborough with an average high temperature of 85.3°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in New Jersey. In Hillsborough, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Hillsborough are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Hillsborough with an average of 19.8°. This is colder than most places in New Jersey.


In Hillsborough, there are 15.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.


In Hillsborough, there are 124.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in New Jersey.


In Hillsborough, there are 1.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in New Jersey.


July is the wettest month in Hillsborough with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.7 inches in Hillsborough means that it is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.


May is the rainiest month in Hillsborough with 12.0 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.5 rainy days. There are 119.1 rainy days annually in Hillsborough, which is rainier 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 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 24.5 inches in Hillsborough means that it is about average compared to other places in New Jersey. February is the snowiest month in Hillsborough with 8.1 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Hillsborough    3 Reviews
    Best of the country life, close enough to the city - 12/20/2011
    Hillsborough is bucolic, many acres still used for farming, but lots of developments as well. The school system is rated very highly, and the community is somewhat... Read More

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    Hillsborough Quality of Life - 9/20/2009
    Hillsborough is close enough to major metropolitan areas of NYC and Philly, and has a wealth of excellent restaurants and cultural activities within a ten-mile radius.... Read More

    housing and construction - 10/28/2008
    New housing is not at a stand still, and in Hillsborough new homes are still selling! Although things are tight in the housing market there are still houses being bought... Read More


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