Howard County, Maryland gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Howard County averages 19 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 210 sunny days per year in Howard County. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Howard County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 114 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 19 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Howard County is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Maryland.
8.2 / 5.7
Summer / Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Howard County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.