Prince George s County, Maryland 

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Climate in Prince George s County, Maryland

Prince George's County, Maryland gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Prince George's County averages 14 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 203 sunny days per year in Prince George's County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Prince George's County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 110 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 14 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Prince George's County is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Maryland.

7.3 / 10
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Prince George's County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Prince George's, MarylandUnited States
  43.5 in.38.1 in.
  14.0 in.27.8 in.
  109.7 days106.2 days
  203 days205 days
  88.1°85.8°
  25.1°21.7°
  7.37
  4.34.3
  148 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 Prince George's County with an average high temperature of 88.1°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Maryland. In Prince George's County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Prince George's County are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Prince George's County with an average of 25.1°. This is about average compared to other places in Maryland.


In Prince George's County, there are 31.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Maryland.


In Prince George's County, there are 89.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Maryland.


In Prince George's County, there are 0.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Maryland.


May is the wettest month in Prince George's County with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 27% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.5 inches in Prince George's County means that it is about average compared to other places in Maryland.


May is the rainiest month in Prince George's County with 10.7 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.9 rainy days. There are 109.7 rainy days annually in Prince George's County, which is less rainy than most places in Maryland. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 14.0 inches in Prince George's County means that it is less snowy than most places in Maryland. January is the snowiest month in Prince George's County with 5.8 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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