Zip 04643 (Harrington, ME) Climate


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United States / Maine / No Metro Area / Washington County / No City / Harrington (zip 04643)
04643 Harrington, ME is located in Washington County and has a warm-summer humid continental climate. Summers are generally warm and humid, although nights can be quite cool. Winters are cold with plenty of snowfall. The average temperature in July is around 70°F (21°C) during the day, and the average temperature in January is around 18°F (-7°C). Precipitation is relatively evenly spread throughout the year, with an average of about 44 inches (112 cm).

Harrington (zip 04643), Maine gets 50 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Harrington (zip 04643) averages 68 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 167 sunny days per year in Harrington (zip 04643). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Harrington (zip 04643) 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.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 77 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 9
Rain: averages 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 68 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 04643 zip code is 6.3 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Maine.

9.1 Summer - 4 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 04643 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateHarrington, MaineUnited States
  50.2 in.38.1 in.
  67.9 in.27.8 in.
  133.4 days106.2 days
  167 days205 days
  76.7°85.8°
  9.0°21.7°
  6.37
  2.94.3
  36 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 04643 zip code with an average high temperature of 76.7°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Maine. In the 04643 zip code, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 04643 zip code are July, August and June.
In the 04643 zip code, there are 1.6 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 04643 zip code with an average of 9.0°. This is about average compared to other places in Maine.
In the 04643 zip code, there are 156.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Maine.
In the 04643 zip code, there are 16.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Maine.
Humidity in the 04643 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 04643 zip code with 5.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 3.4 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 50.2 inches in the 04643 zip code means that it is wetter than most places in Maine.
May is the rainiest month in the 04643 zip code with 12.8 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 9.4 rainy days. There are 133.4 rainy days annually in the 04643 zip code, which is rainier than most places in Maine. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 67.9 inches in the 04643 zip code means that it is about average compared to other places in Maine. January is the snowiest month in the 04643 zip code with 17.5 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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