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The most pleasant months of the year for Washington County are July, August and June. In Washington County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Washington County with an average high temperature of 76.9°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Maine. January is the snowiest month in Washington County with 19.4 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 - Washington, ME

2 AM PST

Patchy Fog

53°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightPatchy Fog53° / 82°SW 1 mph
Wednesday NightIsolated Rain Showers then Patchy Fog55° / 77°S 2 mph
Thursday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms55° / 80°SW 5 mph
Friday NightPartly Cloudy51° / 75°W 8 mph
Saturday NightPartly Cloudy then Slight Chance Rain Showers51° / 70°SW 5 mph
Sunday NightChance Rain Showers50° / 68°SE 5 mph
Monday NightChance Rain Showers51° / 63°SE 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 77 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 8
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 74 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Washington County area is 9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Maine.

9 / 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
January28°
February31° 11°
March39° 20°
April51° 32°
May63° 41°
June72° 50°
July77° 56°
August77° 55°
September68° 47°
October57° 37°
November45° 29°
December34° 16°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Washington
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January030128
February027106
March028126
April016122
May02130
June00120
July10120
August10100
September01100
October08110
November020122
December029126

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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