Zip 07871 (Sparta, NJ) 

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Climate in Zip 07871 (Sparta, NJ)

Sparta (zip 07871), New Jersey gets 52 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Sparta (zip 07871) averages 33 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 208 sunny days per year in Sparta (zip 07871). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Sparta (zip 07871) 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 52 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 33 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 07871 zip code is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in New Jersey.

7.1 / 10
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 07871 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Sparta, New JerseyUnited States
  51.5 in.38.1 in.
  33.4 in.27.8 in.
  115.6 days106.2 days
  208 days205 days
  83.4°85.8°
  17.4°21.7°
  7.17
  3.74.3
  814 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 07871 zip code with an average high temperature of 83.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in New Jersey. In the 07871 zip code, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 07871 zip code are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 07871 zip code with an average of 17.4°. This is one of the coldest places in New Jersey.


In the 07871 zip code, there are 9.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in New Jersey.


In the 07871 zip code, there are 129.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in New Jersey.


In the 07871 zip code, there are 3.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in New Jersey.


September is the wettest month in the 07871 zip code with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 26% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 51.5 inches in the 07871 zip code means that it is one of the wettest places in New Jersey.


May is the rainiest month in the 07871 zip code with 11.2 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.1 rainy days. There are 115.6 rainy days annually in the 07871 zip code, which is less rainy than most places in New Jersey. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 33.4 inches in the 07871 zip code means that it is one of the snowiest places in New Jersey. January is the snowiest month in the 07871 zip code with 10.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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