Aroostook County, Maine 

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Climate in Aroostook County, Maine

Aroostook County, Maine gets 40 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Aroostook County averages 94 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 Aroostook County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Aroostook County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 145 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 40 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 94 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Aroostook County is 5.7 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Maine.

5.7 / 10
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Aroostook County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Aroostook, MaineUnited States
  39.6 in.38.1 in.
  94.4 in.27.8 in.
  144.7 days106.2 days
  159 days205 days
  76.6°85.8°
  -0.3°21.7°
  5.77
  2.84.3
  857 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 Aroostook County with an average high temperature of 76.6°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Maine. In Aroostook County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Aroostook County are July, August and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Aroostook County with an average of -0.3°. This is one of the coldest places in Maine.


In Aroostook County, there are 1.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Maine.


In Aroostook County, there are 184.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Maine.


In Aroostook County, there are 41.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Maine.


July is the wettest month in Aroostook County with 4.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 39.6 inches in Aroostook County means that it is one of the driest places in Maine.


July is the rainiest month in Aroostook County with 13.8 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.7 rainy days. There are 144.7 rainy days annually in Aroostook County, which is one of the rainiest places in Maine. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 94.4 inches in Aroostook County means that it is one of the snowiest places in Maine. January is the snowiest month in Aroostook County with 23.0 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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