The climate in 04970 Rangeley, ME is classified as a humid continental climate. This means that the summers are generally hot and humid, while winters tend to be cold and snowy. Average temperatures in the summer range from the high 70s to the low 80s, while winter temperatures typically dip into the teens. During the winter months, snowfall averages around 115 inches annually. Precipitation is evenly distributed throughout the year, with an average of 38 inches per year. As such, those living in 04970 Rangeley, ME should expect warm summers and cold winters with plenty of snowfall each winter season.
Rangeley (zip 04970), Maine gets 41 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Rangeley (zip 04970) averages 125 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 Rangeley (zip 04970). The US average is 205 sunny days.
Rangeley (zip 04970) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 171 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 75 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 0
Rain: averages 41 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 125 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 04970 zip code is 5.4 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Maine.
8.6 / 2.5
Summer / Winter
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in the 04970 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.