Ridgefield, New Jersey 

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Climate in Ridgefield, New Jersey

Ridgefield, New Jersey gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 207 sunny days per year in Ridgefield. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Ridgefield 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 26
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 26 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Ridgefield is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in New Jersey.

7.3 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Ridgefield, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Ridgefield, New JerseyUnited States
  48.8 in.38.1 in.
  26.1 in.27.8 in.
  118.6 days106.2 days
  207 days205 days
  85.1°85.8°
  25.5°21.7°
  7.37
  3.84.3
  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 Ridgefield with an average high temperature of 85.1°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in New Jersey. In Ridgefield, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Ridgefield are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Ridgefield with an average of 25.5°. This is warmer than most places in New Jersey.


In Ridgefield, there are 16.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.


In Ridgefield, there are 76.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in New Jersey.


In Ridgefield, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in New Jersey.


July is the wettest month in Ridgefield with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 27% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.8 inches in Ridgefield means that it is wetter than most places in New Jersey.


April is the rainiest month in Ridgefield with 11.5 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.4 rainy days. There are 118.6 rainy days annually in Ridgefield, 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 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 26.1 inches in Ridgefield means that it is snowier than most places in New Jersey. February is the snowiest month in Ridgefield with 8.1 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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