Middletown, Rhode Island 

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Climate in Middletown, Rhode Island

Middletown, Rhode Island gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Middletown averages 31 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 201 sunny days per year in Middletown. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Middletown gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 126 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 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 31 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Middletown is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Rhode Island.

7.1 / 10
June, September and July are the most pleasant months in Middletown, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Middletown, Rhode IslandUnited States
  47.7 in.38.1 in.
  30.7 in.27.8 in.
  125.9 days106.2 days
  201 days205 days
  80.0°85.8°
  22.9°21.7°
  7.17
  3.64.3
  148 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 Middletown with an average high temperature of 80.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Rhode Island. In Middletown, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Middletown are August, July and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Middletown with an average of 22.9°. This is one of the warmest places in Rhode Island.


In Middletown, there are 3.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Rhode Island.


In Middletown, there are 96.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Rhode Island.


In Middletown, there are 0.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Rhode Island.


March is the wettest month in Middletown with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 28% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.7 inches in Middletown means that it is one of the driest places in Rhode Island.


May is the rainiest month in Middletown with 12.3 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 9.2 rainy days. There are 125.9 rainy days annually in Middletown, which is rainier than most places in Rhode Island. 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 30.7 inches in Middletown means that it is less snowy than most places in Rhode Island. February is the snowiest month in Middletown with 8.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    An overview - 12/1/2008
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