Zip 04926 (China Village, ME) Climate


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United States / Maine / Augusta-Waterville Metro Area / Kennebec County / No City / China Village (zip 04926)
Located in the western part of Maine, 04926 China Village has a humid continental climate with four distinct seasons. Summers are warm and humid while winters are cold and snowy. Spring and autumn bring mild temperatures with some rain and snow. The area receives an average of 47 inches of rainfall each year, mainly during the months of June through October. Average high temperatures in summer reach around 73°F (23°C) while winter low temperatures drop to around 4°F (-15°C). Snowfall is common throughout the winter season, with the highest monthly snowfall reaching up to 28 inches in January.

Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 04926 zip code is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Maine.

9.2 Summer - 3.8 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 04926 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateChina Village, MaineUnited States
  43.8 in.38.1 in.
  74.0 in.27.8 in.
  133.7 days106.2 days
  199 days205 days
  79.5°85.8°
  8.3°21.7°
  6.47
  2.84.3
  243 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 04926 zip code with an average high temperature of 79.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Maine. In the 04926 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 04926 zip code are August, July and June.
In the 04926 zip code, there are 3.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Maine.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 04926 zip code with an average of 8.3°. This is colder than most places in Maine.
In the 04926 zip code, there are 155.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Maine.
In the 04926 zip code, there are 17.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Maine.
Humidity in the 04926 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 July, August and June.
November is the wettest month in the 04926 zip code with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.6 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 29% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.8 inches in the 04926 zip code means that it is drier than most places in Maine.
June is the rainiest month in the 04926 zip code with 13.0 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.9 rainy days. There are 133.7 rainy days annually in the 04926 zip code, which is rainier than most places in Maine. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 26% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 74.0 inches in the 04926 zip code means that it is snowier than most places in Maine. January is the snowiest month in the 04926 zip code with 19.0 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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