Paramus, New Jersey 

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Climate in Paramus, New Jersey

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

Paramus averages 26 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 210 sunny days per year in Paramus. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Paramus gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 121 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 26 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Paramus is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in New Jersey.

6.9 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Paramus, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Paramus, New JerseyUnited States
  47.2 in.38.1 in.
  25.5 in.27.8 in.
  121.2 days106.2 days
  210 days205 days
  82.6°85.8°
  18.2°21.7°
  6.97
  3.84.3
  69 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 Paramus with an average high temperature of 82.6°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in New Jersey. In Paramus, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Paramus are June, August and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Paramus with an average of 18.2°. This is colder than most places in New Jersey.


In Paramus, there are 12.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in New Jersey.


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


In Paramus, there are 4.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in New Jersey.


July is the wettest month in Paramus with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 27% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.2 inches in Paramus means that it is drier than most places in New Jersey.


May is the rainiest month in Paramus with 11.5 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.5 rainy days. There are 121.2 rainy days annually in Paramus, 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 25.5 inches in Paramus means that it is snowier than most places in New Jersey. January is the snowiest month in Paramus with 7.5 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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