The climate in 04287 Bowdoin, ME is generally typical for the Northeast. Summers are warm and humid, while winters can be cold with temperatures frequently dropping below freezing. Rainfall is fairly average and snowfall can vary significantly depending on the year. The area does have a reputation for being on the wet side during the spring and summertime due to the ample precipitation that falls in this region. Overall, Bowdoin has a pleasant climate with four distinct seasons that make it enjoyable to live in throughout the year.
Bowdoin (zip 04287), Maine gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Bowdoin (zip 04287) averages 67 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 200 sunny days per year in Bowdoin (zip 04287). The US average is 205 sunny days.
Bowdoin (zip 04287) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 130 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 79 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 8
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 67 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 04287 zip code is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Maine.
9.2 / 3.9
Summer / Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 04287 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.