Oxford County, Maine 

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Climate in Oxford County, Maine

Oxford County, Maine gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Oxford County averages 80 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 Oxford County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Oxford County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 133 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 78 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 6
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 80 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Oxford County is 6.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Maine.

6.2 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Oxford County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Oxford, MaineUnited States
  47.1 in.38.1 in.
  79.9 in.27.8 in.
  132.6 days106.2 days
  200 days205 days
  78.3°85.8°
  5.6°21.7°
  6.27
  2.84.3
  1178 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 Oxford County with an average high temperature of 78.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Maine. In Oxford County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Oxford County are July, August and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Oxford County with an average of 5.6°. This is one of the coldest places in Maine.


In Oxford County, there are 2.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Maine.


In Oxford County, there are 173.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Maine.


In Oxford County, there are 24.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Maine.


October is the wettest month in Oxford County with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 27% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.1 inches in Oxford County means that it is drier than most places in Maine.


June is the rainiest month in Oxford County with 13.6 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.0 rainy days. There are 132.6 rainy days annually in Oxford County, which is rainier than most places in Maine. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 79.9 inches in Oxford County means that it is one of the snowiest places in Maine. January is the snowiest month in Oxford County with 20.4 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    I live in Oxford County, and it's great. I love the weather. It's January, and 10 degrees! So warm! It makes me want to go swimming.... Read More

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