North Adams, Massachusetts 

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Weather in North Adams, Massachusetts

The most pleasant months of the year for North Adams are August, July and June. In North Adams, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for North Adams with an average high temperature of 79.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Massachusetts. January is the snowiest month in North Adams with 17.3 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.


Today's Weather - North Adams, MA

1 PM PST

Partly Sunny

41°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonPartly Sunny44° / 33°S 8 mph
TuesdayLight Rain48° / 45°SE 13 mph
WednesdayLight Rain then Rain Showers53° / 38°SE 6 to 14 mph
ThursdaySlight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Cloudy46° / 27°NW 10 mph
FridayMostly Sunny41° / 25°N 8 mph
SaturdaySlight Chance Snow Showers36° / 25°NE 12 mph
SundayPartly Sunny37° / 24°N 9 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 12
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 64 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the North Adams area is 9.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Massachusetts.

9.1 / 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
January31° 12°
February34° 15°
March43° 23°
April57° 34°
May67° 43°
June75° 52°
July80° 57°
August78° 55°
September71° 48°
October59° 37°
November47° 30°
December36° 20°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: North Adams
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January029107
February026105
March026114
April013121
May03130
June00130
July10120
August00110
September01110
October010110
November019122
December027116

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 North Adams    2 Reviews
Gorgeous affordable small city with culture - 7/19/2019
I have lived in and around North Adams Ma (NAMA) my entire life. This small city is like the Phoenix rising out of the ashes. The city government has worked with local... Read More

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a town with no students? - 10/8/2009
"...There are about 0 students per teacher in North Adams." I was curious to read the updated student to teacher ratio... will this be updated? The classrooms are not... Read More


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