Bergen County, NJ has a humid continental climate with warm and humid summers, and cold and snowy winters. Average temperatures can range from 16°F in January to 74°F in July. The summer months tend to be the wettest, with an average of 4 inches of rainfall during that time. Winters are typically dry in Bergen County, but snowfall can accumulate quickly due to its close proximity to the mountains of New York State. The average amount of snowfall per year is 24 inches. The area also receives strong winds during the winter months as cold air from Canada moves into the region.
Bergen County, New Jersey gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Bergen County averages 26 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 207 sunny days per year in Bergen County. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Bergen County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 120 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 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 26 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Bergen County is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.
8.7 / 5.3
Summer / Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Bergen County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.