Ellicott City (zip 21042), Maryland gets 45 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Ellicott City (zip 21042) averages 18 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 213 sunny days per year in Ellicott City (zip 21042). The US average is 205 sunny days.
Ellicott City (zip 21042) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 114 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 18 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 21042 zip code is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Maryland.
7.3 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 21042 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.