New Hampshire has a humid continental climate with warm, humid summers and cold winters. Average annual snowfall totals in the state vary between 30 and 50 inches depending on location, with higher elevations typically getting more snow. Summers are generally mild and sunny, with temperatures reaching an average high of around 80 degrees Fahrenheit during the warmest months. Winters tend to be cold and snowy, averaging lows of around 10 degrees Fahrenheit in the northern part of the state. The weather can be unpredictable in New Hampshire, with severe storms occasionally occurring throughout the year.
New Hampshire, New Hampshire gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
New Hampshire averages 68 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 198 sunny days per year in New Hampshire. The US average is 205 sunny days.
New Hampshire gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 133 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 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 9
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 68 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
New Hampshire's annual BestPlaces Comfort Index of 6.4 (10=best) indicates it is one of the least comfortable states in the United States.
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Summer / Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the state of New Hampshire, while January and February are the least comfortable months.