The climate in 04679 Southwest Harbor, ME can be described as humid continental. Summers are mild and generally warm, while winters tend to be cold with heavy snowfall. Precipitation is fairly evenly spread throughout the year, although the months of June through August tend to be slightly wetter than the rest of the year. The region experiences four distinct seasons with noticeable changes in temperature and precipitation patterns. Spring brings blooming wildflowers and lush foliage, while autumn brings colorful foliage and crisp air. Overall the climate in 04679 Southwest Harbor, ME is a pleasant one for outdoor activities throughout the year.
Southwest Harbor (zip 04679), Maine gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Southwest Harbor (zip 04679) averages 67 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 194 sunny days per year in Southwest Harbor (zip 04679). The US average is 205 sunny days.
Southwest Harbor (zip 04679) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 120 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 78 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 7
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 67 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 04679 zip code is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Maine.
9.2 / 4
Summer / Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 04679 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.