Waldwick, New Jersey 

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Climate in Waldwick, New Jersey

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

Waldwick averages 25 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 Waldwick. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Waldwick gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 120 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 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 25 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

8.9 / 5

Summer   /   Winter
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Waldwick, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Waldwick, New JerseyUnited States
  49.4 in.38.1 in.
  24.8 in.27.8 in.
  120.0 days106.2 days
  210 days205 days
  81.2°85.8°
  16.5°21.7°
  6.97
  3.84.3
  246 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 Waldwick with an average high temperature of 81.2°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in New Jersey. In Waldwick, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Waldwick are June, August and July.


In Waldwick, there are 7.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in New Jersey.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Waldwick with an average of 16.5°. This is one of the coldest places in New Jersey.


In Waldwick, there are 132.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in New Jersey.


In Waldwick, there are 5.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in New Jersey.


The humidity is usually comfortable in Waldwick but some summer months can be sticky or muggy. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. The most humid months are July, August and June.


July is the wettest month in Waldwick with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.8 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 49.4 inches in Waldwick means that it is wetter than most places in New Jersey.


May is the rainiest month in Waldwick with 11.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.5 rainy days. There are 120.0 rainy days annually in Waldwick, 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 24.8 inches in Waldwick means that it is about average compared to other places in New Jersey. February is the snowiest month in Waldwick with 7.6 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Waldwick    2 Reviews
    Grew Up There in the 70's - 10/18/2008
    As I remember it, it was a nice small town, with few sidewalks, and a community that was tight-night. I went to Traphagen on Summit, which had I not been teased, would... Read More

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    Waldwick, NJ - 11/3/2005
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