Zip 05821 (Barnet, VT) Climate


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Barnet, VT has a humid continental climate, with cold winters and mild summers. Winters here can be quite cold, with temperatures regularly dropping below 30 degrees Fahrenheit and occasionally into the single digits. Summers are usually warm and comfortable with average temperatures reaching into the high 70s to low 80s. Rainfall is spread out throughout the year, but the majority of precipitation comes from late spring through early fall. Snowfall averages around 50 inches per year and it is not uncommon for snow to stick around for weeks at a time during the winter months.

Barnet (zip 05821), Vermont gets 39 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Barnet (zip 05821) averages 74 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 168 sunny days per year in Barnet (zip 05821). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Barnet (zip 05821) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 158 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 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 4
Rain: averages 39 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 74 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 05821 zip code is 6.1 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Vermont.

8.9 Summer - 3.3 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 05821 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateBarnet, VermontUnited States
  39.3 in.38.1 in.
  73.8 in.27.8 in.
  157.7 days106.2 days
  168 days205 days
  81.0°85.8°
  3.9°21.7°
  6.17
  3.14.3
  979 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 05821 zip code with an average high temperature of 81.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Vermont. In the 05821 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 05821 zip code are August, June and July.
In the 05821 zip code, there are 6.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Vermont.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 05821 zip code with an average of 3.9°. This is colder than most places in Vermont.
In the 05821 zip code, there are 176.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Vermont.
In the 05821 zip code, there are 32.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Vermont.
Humidity in the 05821 zip code is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.
August is the wettest month in the 05821 zip code with 4.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 32% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 39.3 inches in the 05821 zip code means that it is drier than most places in Vermont.
December is the rainiest month in the 05821 zip code with 14.8 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 10.8 rainy days. There are 157.7 rainy days annually in the 05821 zip code, which is rainier than most places in Vermont. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 25% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 25% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 73.8 inches in the 05821 zip code means that it is less snowy than most places in Vermont. December is the snowiest month in the 05821 zip code with 19.8 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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