Medford, Massachusetts 

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Weather in Medford, Massachusetts

The most pleasant months of the year for Medford are June, August and July. In Medford, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Medford with an average high temperature of 82.3°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Massachusetts. January is the snowiest month in Medford with 15.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Medford, MA

2 AM PST

Partly Cloudy

83°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightPartly Cloudy82° / 99°W 6 mph
Sunday NightPartly Cloudy73° / 83°NW 5 to 9 mph
Monday NightShowers And Thunderstorms66° / 74°NE 6 mph
Tuesday NightChance Rain Showers then Patchy Fog62° / 80°NW 5 mph
Wednesday NightPartly Cloudy62° / 82°W 3 mph
Thursday NightMostly Clear64° / 85°SW 6 mph
Friday NightMostly Clear66° / 86°S 6 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 52 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Medford area is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Massachusetts.

6.9 / 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
January36° 19°
February39° 22°
March46° 29°
April57° 38°
May68° 48°
June77° 58°
July82° 63°
August81° 62°
September73° 54°
October62° 43°
November52° 35°
December41° 25°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Medford
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January027128
February024106
March019125
April06121
May10130
June20120
July40100
August30100
September1090
October03100
November012121
December024126

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 Medford    2 Reviews
Still Affordable - 8/5/2014
Medford is still an affordable place to live compared to the surrounding communities of Somerville, Cambridge, Winchester, and Arlington. It has easy access to highways... Read More

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Medford MA - 7/19/2007
Quality housing still at affordable prices. A nice bedroom community 7 miles from downtown Boston with excellent access to Cape Cod and New... Read More


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