Newark, New Jersey 

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Climate in Newark, New Jersey

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

Newark averages 26 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 Newark. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Newark 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 26 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Newark 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 Newark, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Newark, New JerseyUnited States
  47.5 in.38.1 in.
  26.1 in.27.8 in.
  115.6 days106.2 days
  206 days205 days
  86.0°85.8°
  22.7°21.7°
  7.27
  3.74.3
  33 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 Newark with an average high temperature of 86.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in New Jersey. In Newark, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Newark are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Newark with an average of 22.7°. This is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.


In Newark, there are 20.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in New Jersey.


In Newark, there are 95.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in New Jersey.


In Newark, there are 0.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in New Jersey.


July is the wettest month in Newark with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 27% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.5 inches in Newark means that it is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.


May is the rainiest month in Newark with 10.9 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.2 rainy days. There are 115.6 rainy days annually in Newark, 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 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 26.1 inches in Newark means that it is snowier than most places in New Jersey. February is the snowiest month in Newark with 8.4 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Crime - 4/12/2013
    I have worked and lived in Newark for 20 years. I raised 3 children. Two of my children went on to college, graudated with Accountant Degree and the other one in... Read More

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