Passaic, NJ County has a humid subtropical climate with hot summers and mild winters. Average temperatures vary from 34 degrees Fahrenheit (1 degree Celsius) in January to 79 degrees Fahrenheit (26 degrees Celsius) in July. The area receives an average of 44 inches of precipitation annually. The wettest month is July, with an average of 5 inches of rain, while the driest months are February and April with an average of 2.7 inches each. The humidity is high throughout the year, which can make temperatures feel hotter than they actually are. Winters see moderate snowfall, while summers are often quite warm and humid with frequent showers.
Passaic County, New Jersey gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Passaic County averages 26 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 Passaic County. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Passaic 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 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
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 Passaic County is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in New Jersey.
8.9 / 5.3
Summer / Winter
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Passaic County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.