Zip 21042 (Ellicott City, MD) 

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Weather in Zip 21042 (Ellicott City, MD)

The most pleasant months of the year for the 21042 zip code are September, May and June. In the 21042 zip code, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the 21042 zip code with an average high temperature of 88.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Maryland. February is the snowiest month in the 21042 zip code with 6.1 inches of snow, and 5 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 - Ellicott City, MD

8 PM PST

Partly Cloudy

55°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightPartly Cloudy49° / 80°NW 8 mph
Wednesday NightPartly Cloudy56° / 79°W 5 to 9 mph
Thursday NightPartly Cloudy56° / 78°SW 5 mph
Friday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers57° / 78°S 1 to 5 mph
Saturday NightChance Rain Showers61° / 78°S 3 to 7 mph
Sunday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms62° / 76°SW 5 to 8 mph
Monday NightChance Rain Showers57° / 72°SW 7 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 18 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Ellicott City (zip 21042) area is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Maryland.

7.3 / 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
January43° 24°
February46° 26°
March55° 33°
April67° 42°
May76° 52°
June84° 61°
July88° 66°
August86° 64°
September79° 57°
October68° 45°
November57° 36°
December46° 28°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Ellicott City
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02493
February02292
March015111
April04110
May10120
June6090
July120100
August8080
September2090
October0380
November01190
December021101

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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Ellicott City, Maryland - 10/25/2009
Ellicott City located in Howard County, Maryland is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. The public school system is ranked one of the best in the country, the... Read More

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