Canaan, Vermont 

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Climate in Canaan, Vermont

Canaan, Vermont gets 42 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Canaan averages 104 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 175 sunny days per year in Canaan. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Canaan gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 158 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 77 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 0
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 104 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Canaan is 5.6 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Vermont.

5.6 / 10
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Canaan, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Canaan, VermontUnited States
  41.6 in.38.1 in.
  103.7 in.27.8 in.
  157.8 days106.2 days
  175 days205 days
  76.9°85.8°
  0.1°21.7°
  5.67
  34.3
  1043 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 Canaan with an average high temperature of 76.9°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Vermont. In Canaan, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Canaan are July, August and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Canaan with an average of 0.1°. This is one of the coldest places in Vermont.


In Canaan, there are 1.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Vermont.


In Canaan, there are 188.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Vermont.


In Canaan, there are 44.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Vermont.


August is the wettest month in Canaan with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 32% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 41.6 inches in Canaan means that it is drier than most places in Vermont.


December is the rainiest month in Canaan with 15.3 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 11.0 rainy days. There are 157.8 rainy days annually in Canaan, which is rainier than most places in Vermont. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 26% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 103.7 inches in Canaan means that it is one of the snowiest places in Vermont. December is the snowiest month in Canaan with 24.4 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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