Essex County, Massachusetts gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Essex County averages 49 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 201 sunny days per year in Essex County. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Essex County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 123 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 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 49 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Essex is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Massachusetts.
6.9 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Essex, while January and February are the least comfortable months.