Trenton Metro Area, New Jersey 

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Climate in Trenton Metro Area, New Jersey

Trenton Metro Area, New Jersey gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Trenton Metro Area averages 21 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 216 sunny days per year in Trenton Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Trenton Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 121 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 21 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Trenton metro area is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.

7.2 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the Trenton metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Trenton, New JerseyUnited States
  47.5 in.38.1 in.
  21.0 in.27.8 in.
  121.1 days106.2 days
  216 days205 days
  85.6°85.8°
  21.9°21.7°
  7.27
  44.3
  133 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 the Trenton metro area with an average high temperature of 85.6°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in New Jersey. In the Trenton metro area, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the Trenton metro area are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Trenton metro area with an average of 21.9°. This is colder than most places in New Jersey.


In the Trenton metro area, there are 17.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.


In the Trenton metro area, there are 109.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in New Jersey.


In the Trenton metro area, there are 0.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.


July is the wettest month in the Trenton metro area with 5.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.5 inches in the Trenton metro area means that it is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.


May is the rainiest month in the Trenton metro area with 11.8 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.6 rainy days. There are 121.1 rainy days annually in the Trenton metro area, which is rainier than most places in New Jersey. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 21.0 inches in the Trenton metro area means that it is less snowy than most places in New Jersey. February is the snowiest month in the Trenton metro area with 6.8 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    08540, 08618, 08648, 08610, 08520, 08611, 08638, 08619, 08550, 08690, ... 21 more


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