East Hampton, NY has a humid continental climate with mild summers and cold winters. The average temperature in July is around 73°F (23°C) during the day and 60°F (16°C) during the night. In the winter months, temperatures can drop to below freezing for extended periods of time. In the summer, it is not uncommon for thunderstorms to roll through town due to its close proximity to both the Atlantic Ocean and Long Island Sound. Precipitation is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year but tends to be slightly higher in spring and autumn than in summer and winter.
East Hampton, New York gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
East Hampton averages 26 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 206 sunny days per year in East Hampton. The US average is 205 sunny days.
East Hampton gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 113 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
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 East Hampton is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New York.
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Summer / Winter
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in East Hampton, while January and February are the least comfortable months.