Essex County, New York 

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Weather in Essex County, New York

The most pleasant months of the year for Essex County are July, August and June. In Essex County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Essex County with an average high temperature of 78.8°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in New York. January is the snowiest month in Essex County with 19.3 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 - Essex, NY

2 PM PST

Sunny

68°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonSunny70° / 48°S 9 mph
TuesdayMostly Sunny66° / 55°S 15 mph
WednesdayChance Rain Showers67° / 59°S 14 to 17 mph
ThursdayChance Rain Showers62° / 53°S 13 to 20 mph
FridayRain Showers Likely59° / 47°SW 15 mph
SaturdayMostly Sunny then Slight Chance Rain Showers61° / 49°S 10 mph
SundayChance Rain Showers58° / 47°SW 12 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 79 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 7
Rain: averages 40 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 82 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Essex County area is 6.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New York.

6.1 / 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
January27°
February31°
March40° 18°
April54° 31°
May66° 42°
June74° 52°
July79° 56°
August77° 54°
September69° 46°
October56° 35°
November44° 27°
December32° 14°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Essex
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January0301310
February027108
March028116
April017112
May04130
June10130
July20120
August10120
September02110
October012121
November021124
December029139

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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12946, 12883, 12996, 12928, 12977, 12974, 12993, 12997, 12932, 12941, ... 29 more


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