Bristol, Maine 

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United States / Maine / No Metro Area / Lincoln County / Bristol / Zip Codes

Weather in Bristol, Maine

The most pleasant months of the year for Bristol are July, August and June. In Bristol, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Bristol with an average high temperature of 76.4°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Maine. January is the snowiest month in Bristol with 19.1 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.


Today's Weather - Bristol, ME

4 PM PST

Slight Chance Rain Showers then Patchy Fog

67°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Patchy Fog61° / 69°NE 5 to 10 mph
Wednesday NightPatchy Fog then Chance Rain Showers62° / 70°S 5 mph
Thursday NightChance Rain Showers62° / 72°W 5 mph
Friday NightPartly Cloudy58° / 70°NW 5 to 10 mph
Saturday NightPartly Cloudy60° / 72°W 5 mph
Sunday NightPartly Cloudy62° / 72°SW 5 mph
Monday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers63° / 71°S 5 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 76 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 13
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 64 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Bristol area is 9.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Maine.

9.2 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January30° 13°
February34° 16°
March41° 24°
April52° 34°
May63° 43°
June71° 52°
July76° 58°
August76° 57°
September68° 50°
October57° 39°
November46° 31°
December36° 20°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Bristol
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January030128
February026106
March026115
April012111
May01130
June00120
July00120
August00100
September00100
October06110
November017121
December027126

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.


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Go Away - 4/26/2016
This town has "graduated" and has been transported to an alternate dimension. It is no longer accepting residents or tourists.... Read More

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It really exists - 5/19/2008
We get to experience the best quality of life in a small town. There is a strong sense of community ranging from young families to the elderly. We have access to ocean,... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN BRISTOL, MAINE
04539 04554 04564 04558 04541

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