Essex County, New Jersey gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Essex County averages 26 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 205 sunny days per year in Essex County. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Essex County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 118 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 26 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Essex County is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.
8.7 / 5.4
Summer / Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Essex County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.