West Windsor, NJ Climate


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West Windsor, NJ has a temperate climate with mild winters and warm summers. Average temperatures in the winter range from the upper 40s to the mid-20s Fahrenheit, while average temperatures in the summer range from the low 80s to around 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Precipitation is quite common throughout the year, averaging approximately 44 inches annually. The area experiences snowfall between November and March, though it typically does not accumulate more than 2-3 inches in any given season. There is not much of a dry season in West Windsor; however, July and August tend to be slightly drier months than others during the year.

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

West Windsor averages 24 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 205 sunny days per year in West Windsor. The US average is 205 sunny days.

West Windsor gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 125 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 22
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 24 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

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

8.7 Summer - 5.4 Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in West Windsor, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateWest Windsor, New JerseyUnited States
  47.4 in.38.1 in.
  24.0 in.27.8 in.
  124.5 days106.2 days
  205 days205 days
  85.5°85.8°
  22.3°21.7°
  7.27
  44.3
  98 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 West Windsor with an average high temperature of 85.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in New Jersey. In West Windsor, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for West Windsor are September, June and August.
In West Windsor, there are 17.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for West Windsor with an average of 22.3°. This is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.
In West Windsor, there are 107.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.
In West Windsor, there are 0.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in New Jersey.
The humidity is usually comfortable in West Windsor 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 West Windsor with 5.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.4 inches in West Windsor means that it is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.
May is the rainiest month in West Windsor with 12.4 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.7 rainy days. There are 124.5 rainy days annually in West Windsor, which is one of the rainiest 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 24.0 inches in West Windsor means that it is about average compared to other places in New Jersey. February is the snowiest month in West Windsor with 8.3 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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