Zip 04221 (Canton, ME) Weather


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United States / Maine / No Metro Area / Oxford County / No City / Canton (zip 04221)

The most pleasant months of the year for the 04221 zip code are July, August and June. In the 04221 zip code, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the 04221 zip code with an average high temperature of 77.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Maine. January is the snowiest month in the 04221 zip code with 20.7 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 - Canton, ME

3 PM PST

Areas Of Fog

43°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightAreas Of Fog37° / 51°SE 0 to 10 mph
Wednesday NightRain Showers then Chance Rain And Snow Showers17° / 24°SW 15 to 20 mph
Thursday NightMostly Clear11° / 39°W 10 to 25 mph
Friday NightPartly Cloudy27° / 53°SW 5 to 10 mph
Saturday NightMostly Cloudy34° / 54°W 5 mph
Sunday NightMostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Rain Showers35° / 49°NE 5 mph
Monday NightChance Rain Showers36° / 47°E 5 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 78 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 6
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 82 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Canton (zip 04221) 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
January26°
February30°
March39° 19°
April52° 32°
May64° 42°
June73° 51°
July78° 56°
August77° 54°
September68° 46°
October56° 35°
November44° 27°
December32° 15°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Canton
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January031107
February02895
March029115
April016112
May03120
June00140
July10120
August10110
September02100
October011110
November022122
December030116

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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