Carmel, New York 

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Climate in Carmel, New York

Carmel, New York gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Carmel averages 45 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 163 sunny days per year in Carmel. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Carmel gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 123 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 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 45 inches of snow a year


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Carmel ranks 49/100 for Comfort Index

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

CLIMATE

Climate Averages
  Carmel, New YorkUnited States
  51.1 in.38.1 in.
  44.7 in.27.8 in.
  122.7 days106.2 days
  163 days205 days
  81.4°85.8°
  17.1°21.7°
  4954
  3.54.3
  561 ft.2443 ft.

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 Carmel with an average high temperature of 81.4°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in New York. In Carmel, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Carmel are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Carmel with an average of 17.1°. This is about average compared to other places in New York.


In Carmel, there are 5.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in New York.


In Carmel, there are 125.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in New York.


In Carmel, there are 2.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in New York.


October is the wettest month in Carmel with 4.7 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 51.1 inches in Carmel means that it is one of the wettest places in New York.


May is the rainiest month in Carmel with 11.9 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.8 rainy days. There are 122.7 rainy days annually in Carmel, which is less rainy than most places in New York. 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 44.7 inches in Carmel means that it is about average compared to other places in New York.



January is the snowiest month in Carmel with 12.2 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.


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    Reviews for Carmel    2 Reviews
    Not much has changed? - 6/15/2009
    I left Carmel for good in 1988 and never looked back. That being said, I thought my childhood in Carmel was about as idyllic as one could hope for. Large yards in a... Read More

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    Beautiful, nice schools but................. - 7/18/2008
    Lived here(Carmel) eight years and love it but with the corrupt running the show this town,county,state(take your pick!)is bleeding us dry..They think an 27% property... Read More


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