Sanford, Maine 

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Weather in Sanford, Maine

The most pleasant months of the year for Sanford are June, August and July. In Sanford, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Sanford with an average high temperature of 81.5°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Maine. January is the snowiest month in Sanford with 16.9 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 - Sanford, ME

1 PM PST

Mostly Sunny

74°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonMostly Sunny74° / 49°NW 5 to 10 mph
ThursdaySunny76° / 51°W 5 to 10 mph
FridaySunny81° / 60°SW 0 to 10 mph
SaturdayChance Showers And Thunderstorms82° / 59°SW 5 to 10 mph
SundaySunny83° / 57°W 5 to 10 mph
MondayMostly Sunny then Chance Rain Showers85° / 65°SW 5 to 10 mph
TuesdayRain Showers Likely83° / 58°SW 5 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 11
Rain: averages 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 60 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Sanford area is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Maine.

6.6 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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
January32° 11°
February36° 14°
March44° 23°
April56° 33°
May68° 43°
June76° 53°
July82° 58°
August80° 56°
September72° 48°
October60° 37°
November48° 29°
December37° 18°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Sanford
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January030117
February02785
March027115
April015101
May13120
June10130
July30110
August2090
September0190
October010100
November019111
December028115

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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Reviews for Sanford    1 Reviews
Great Place To Live! - 5/23/2019
I've lived in this town for the majority of my life and I never have come across so many heroin needles in my life. 5... Read More

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