Zip 05355 (Wardsboro, VT) Climate


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United States / Vermont / No Metro Area / Windham County / No City / Wardsboro (zip 05355)
05355 Wardsboro, VT has a humid continental climate with cold winters and warm summers. The average high temperature in the summer is around 80 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low temperature in the winter is around 15 degrees Fahrenheit. The area receives an average of 42 inches of precipitation per year. Snowfall is common during the winter months, with an average accumulation of almost 40 inches. Winter temperatures often fall below zero and snowstorms can be especially severe. Spring and autumn tend to bring mild temperatures and plenty of sunshine.

Wardsboro (zip 05355), Vermont gets 53 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Wardsboro (zip 05355) averages 105 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 184 sunny days per year in Wardsboro (zip 05355). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Wardsboro (zip 05355) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 156 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 79 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 10
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 105 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 05355 zip code is 6.0 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Vermont.

8.9 Summer - 3.3 Winter
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in the 05355 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateWardsboro, VermontUnited States
  52.7 in.38.1 in.
  104.8 in.27.8 in.
  155.7 days106.2 days
  184 days205 days
  78.8°85.8°
  9.5°21.7°
  67
  3.54.3
  1210 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 05355 zip code with an average high temperature of 78.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Vermont. In the 05355 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 05355 zip code are August, July and June.
In the 05355 zip code, there are 1.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Vermont.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 05355 zip code with an average of 9.5°. This is warmer than most places in Vermont.
In the 05355 zip code, there are 169.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Vermont.
In the 05355 zip code, there are 14.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Vermont.
Humidity in the 05355 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 August, July and June.
October is the wettest month in the 05355 zip code with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.6 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 52.7 inches in the 05355 zip code means that it is one of the wettest places in Vermont.
May is the rainiest month in the 05355 zip code with 14.8 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 11.2 rainy days. There are 155.7 rainy days annually in the 05355 zip code, which is rainier than most places in Vermont. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 26% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 25% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 104.8 inches in the 05355 zip code means that it is one of the snowiest places in Vermont. January is the snowiest month in the 05355 zip code with 27.3 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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