Kennebec County, Maine 

0 Reviews | Review This Place

United States / Maine / / Kennebec County / Cities / Zip Codes

Climate in Kennebec County, Maine

Kennebec County, Maine gets 45 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 200 sunny days per year in Kennebec County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Kennebec County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 129 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 79 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 8
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 72 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Kennebec County is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Maine.

6.4 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Kennebec County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Kennebec, MaineUnited States
  44.6 in.38.1 in.
  71.9 in.27.8 in.
  128.9 days106.2 days
  200 days205 days
  79.1°85.8°
  8.4°21.7°
  6.47
  2.84.3
  285 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 Kennebec County with an average high temperature of 79.1°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Maine. In Kennebec County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Kennebec County are August, July and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Kennebec County with an average of 8.4°. This is colder than most places in Maine.


In Kennebec County, there are 3.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Maine.


In Kennebec County, there are 154.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Maine.


In Kennebec County, there are 17.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Maine.


November is the wettest month in Kennebec County with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 29% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.6 inches in Kennebec County means that it is drier than most places in Maine.


June is the rainiest month in Kennebec County with 12.6 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.6 rainy days. There are 128.9 rainy days annually in Kennebec County, which is about average compared to other places in Maine. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 26% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 71.9 inches in Kennebec County means that it is snowier than most places in Maine. January is the snowiest month in Kennebec County with 18.9 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





CLIMATE MAP
  • Annual Rainfall (US Avg: 36.5")
Select Map Options
  • Annual Rainfall
  • Annual Snowfall
  • Precipitation Days
  • Sunny Days
  • July High Temp
  • January Low Temp
  • Reset Map

  • View More Data >

    Reviews for Kennebec    0 Reviews

    Start Your Review of Kennebec



    View More Data >

    COMPARE COST OF LIVING
    Compare Kennebec County, Maine to any other place in the USA.

    MAPS OF KENNEBEC COUNTY, MAINE
    ZIP CODES IN KENNEBEC COUNTY, MAINE
    04901, 04330, 04345, 04963, 04937, 04364, 04358, 04989, 04350, 04927, ... 29 more

    NEW LISTINGS IN KENNEBEC
    $2,750
    58 Pleasant Hill Dr
    Bed 4 | Bath 4

    $503,400
    57 Holmes Rd
    Bed 0 | Bath 0

    $707
    82 Glenridge Dr
    Bed 1 | Bath 1

    $360,000
    15 Moose Cir
    Bed 3 | Bath 2

    $1,495,000
    144 Wentworth Cove Rd
    Bed 4 | Bath 4

    $1,895,000
    144 Wentworth Cove Rd
    Bed 4 | Bath 4

    $36,900
    Oakwood Dr Lot 11
    Bed | Bath 0


    PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP

    Members receive 10 FREE city profile downloads a month, unlimited access to our detailed cost of living calculator and analysis, unlimited access to our DataEngine, and more.

    Try Now
    Join BestPlaces