Zip 05346 (Putney, VT) Climate


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United States / Vermont / No Metro Area / Windham County / No City / Putney (zip 05346)
05346 Putney, VT has a temperate climate with cold winters and warm summers. It experiences a wide range of temperatures throughout the year, with average lows in winter dipping down to about 0 degrees Fahrenheit and highs in summer around 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The area receives plenty of precipitation year round, with the heaviest amounts occurring during late spring and early summer. The area also typically receives an average of 64 inches of snow annually.

Putney (zip 05346), Vermont gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Putney (zip 05346) averages 65 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 198 sunny days per year in Putney (zip 05346). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Putney (zip 05346) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 134 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 10
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 65 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 05346 zip code is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Vermont.

9 Summer - 4 Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 05346 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimatePutney, VermontUnited States
  45.5 in.38.1 in.
  64.9 in.27.8 in.
  134.2 days106.2 days
  198 days205 days
  80.9°85.8°
  9.5°21.7°
  6.47
  3.54.3
  845 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 05346 zip code with an average high temperature of 80.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Vermont. In the 05346 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 05346 zip code are August, June and July.
In the 05346 zip code, there are 4.6 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 05346 zip code with an average of 9.5°. This is warmer than most places in Vermont.
In the 05346 zip code, there are 166.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Vermont.
In the 05346 zip code, there are 15.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Vermont.
Humidity in the 05346 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.
October is the wettest month in the 05346 zip code with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 45.5 inches in the 05346 zip code means that it is wetter than most places in Vermont.
May is the rainiest month in the 05346 zip code with 13.3 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.0 rainy days. There are 134.2 rainy days annually in the 05346 zip code, which is less rainy than most places in Vermont. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 64.9 inches in the 05346 zip code means that it is less snowy than most places in Vermont. January is the snowiest month in the 05346 zip code with 17.5 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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Over 15 years ago

If you do not mind winter and snow, there is no place more beautiful to experience the Northeast United States than Putney  More

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