Zip 04541 (Chamberlain, ME) Climate


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United States / Maine / No Metro Area / Lincoln County / No City / Chamberlain (zip 04541)
The climate in 04541 Chamberlain, ME is fairly typical of the northeast United States. Summers are warm and humid, with temperatures often reaching into the 80s. Winters are cold and snowy, with temperatures occasionally dropping below zero degrees. The area experiences all four distinct seasons: spring brings lots of blooming flowers, summer is hot and humid, fall brings brilliant colors to the landscape, and winter is characterized by heavy snowfall. It can also be quite windy at times throughout the year due to its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean. All in all, it's a great place for outdoor activities year round!

Chamberlain (zip 04541), Maine gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Chamberlain (zip 04541) averages 64 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 Chamberlain (zip 04541). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Chamberlain (zip 04541) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 136 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 75 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 14
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 64 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 04541 zip code is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Maine.

9.1 Summer - 4.1 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 04541 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateChamberlain, MaineUnited States
  48.4 in.38.1 in.
  63.5 in.27.8 in.
  136.3 days106.2 days
  200 days205 days
  75.2°85.8°
  14.1°21.7°
  6.47
  34.3
  130 ft.2443 ft.
Climate
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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 04541 zip code with an average high temperature of 75.2°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Maine. In the 04541 zip code, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 04541 zip code are July, August and June.
In the 04541 zip code, there are 0.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Maine.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 04541 zip code with an average of 14.1°. This is one of the warmest places in Maine.
In the 04541 zip code, there are 136.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Maine.
In the 04541 zip code, there are 6.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Maine.
Humidity in the 04541 zip code is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are August, July and September.
November is the wettest month in the 04541 zip code with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 28% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.4 inches in the 04541 zip code means that it is about average compared to other places in Maine.
May is the rainiest month in the 04541 zip code with 13.3 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.6 rainy days. There are 136.3 rainy days annually in the 04541 zip code, which is rainier than most places in Maine. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 26% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 63.5 inches in the 04541 zip code means that it is less snowy than most places in Maine. January is the snowiest month in the 04541 zip code with 19.1 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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