Zip 20629 (Solomons, MD) Climate


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The climate in 20629 Solomons, MD is classified as humid subtropical with moderate temperatures throughout the year. Summers in this area tend to be hot and humid, with average high temperatures typically reaching into the upper 80s Fahrenheit, and lows usually ranging from the mid 60s to low 70s. Winters are milder and wetter than other parts of Maryland, with temperatures ranging from the mid 30s to low 50s for highs and 20s for lows. Precipitation occurs throughout the year but is generally more frequent in winter and spring months.

Solomons (zip 20629), Maryland gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Solomons (zip 20629) averages 14 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 205 sunny days per year in Solomons (zip 20629). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Solomons (zip 20629) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 116 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 28
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 14 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 20629 zip code is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Maryland.

7.6 Summer - 6.2 Winter
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the 20629 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateSolomons, MarylandUnited States
  45.7 in.38.1 in.
  14.3 in.27.8 in.
  115.5 days106.2 days
  205 days205 days
  87.8°85.8°
  28.4°21.7°
  7.47
  3.94.3
  10 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 20629 zip code with an average high temperature of 87.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Maryland. In the 20629 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 20629 zip code are September, May and June.
In the 20629 zip code, there are 24.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Maryland.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 20629 zip code with an average of 28.4°. This is one of the warmest places in Maryland.
In the 20629 zip code, there are 68.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Maryland.
In the 20629 zip code, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Maryland.
The humidity can be uncomfortably heavy or close in the 20629 zip code during the summer months. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. July, August and June are the three most humid months in the 20629 zip code.
July is the wettest month in the 20629 zip code with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 27% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 45.7 inches in the 20629 zip code means that it is one of the wettest places in Maryland.
May is the rainiest month in the 20629 zip code with 11.0 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 7.7 rainy days. There are 115.5 rainy days annually in the 20629 zip code, which is rainier than most places in Maryland. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 14.3 inches in the 20629 zip code means that it is less snowy than most places in Maryland. February is the snowiest month in the 20629 zip code with 5.5 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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