Jackson, New Jersey 

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Climate in Jackson, New Jersey

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

Jackson averages 22 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 Jackson. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Jackson gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 116 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 22
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 22 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  Jackson, New JerseyUnited States
  47.6 in.38.1 in.
  22.3 in.27.8 in.
  116.0 days106.2 days
  206 days205 days
  85.3°85.8°
  22.2°21.7°
  7.27
  44.3
  113 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 Jackson with an average high temperature of 85.3°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in New Jersey. In Jackson, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Jackson are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Jackson with an average of 22.2°. This is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.


In Jackson, 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 Jackson, there are 108.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in New Jersey.


In Jackson, there are 0.8 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 Jackson with 4.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.6 inches in Jackson means that it is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.


May is the rainiest month in Jackson with 11.4 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.3 rainy days. There are 116.0 rainy days annually in Jackson, which is about average compared to other 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 22.3 inches in Jackson means that it is less snowy than most places in New Jersey. February is the snowiest month in Jackson with 7.0 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Jackson    5 Reviews
    Jackson, NJ - a place for everyone - 10/15/2015
    When my wife and I looked for the ideal location to buy our first house and start a family, our search lead us to Jackson, NJ. Twenty minutes from coastal beaches, rides... Read More

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    living in jackson nj - 10/31/2009
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    Wonderful Location - 7/19/2009
    Jackson NJ is located in the center of the Garden State (New Jersey) We are near beautiful beaches. major highways, art and cultural centers. We are within 1.5 hours of... Read More


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