Shelburne, Vermont 

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Climate in Shelburne, Vermont

Shelburne, Vermont gets 36 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Shelburne averages 72 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 159 sunny days per year in Shelburne. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Shelburne gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 149 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 9
Rain: averages 36 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 72 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Shelburne is 6.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Vermont.

6.3 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Shelburne, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Shelburne, VermontUnited States
  36.2 in.38.1 in.
  72.4 in.27.8 in.
  149.1 days106.2 days
  159 days205 days
  80.8°85.8°
  9.3°21.7°
  6.37
  34.3
  154 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 Shelburne with an average high temperature of 80.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Vermont. In Shelburne, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Shelburne are August, June and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Shelburne with an average of 9.3°. This is warmer than most places in Vermont.


In Shelburne, there are 5.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Vermont.


In Shelburne, there are 147.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Vermont.


In Shelburne, there are 17.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Vermont.


August is the wettest month in Shelburne with 4.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 33% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 36.2 inches in Shelburne means that it is one of the driest places in Vermont.


May is the rainiest month in Shelburne with 13.9 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 10.2 rainy days. There are 149.1 rainy days annually in Shelburne, which is about average compared to other places in Vermont. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 25% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 25% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 72.4 inches in Shelburne means that it is less snowy than most places in Vermont. January is the snowiest month in Shelburne with 18.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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