Zip 21157 (Westminster, MD) 

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Weather in Zip 21157 (Westminster, MD)

The most pleasant months of the year for the 21157 zip code are September, June and May. In the 21157 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the 21157 zip code with an average high temperature of 85.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Maryland. February is the snowiest month in the 21157 zip code with 9.1 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 - Westminster, MD

2 PM PST

Partly Sunny

35°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonPartly Sunny41° / 22°N 8 mph
ThursdayMostly Sunny31° / 19°NW 15 to 23 mph
FridayMostly Sunny29° / 16°NW 13 to 18 mph
SaturdaySunny33° / 21°NW 5 to 8 mph
SundayLight Snow Likely32° / 28°E 6 to 9 mph
MondayLight Snow36° / 27°NE 12 mph
TuesdayChance Light Snow36° / 23°NW 10 to 15 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 26 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Westminster (zip 21157) area is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Maryland.

7.2 / 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
January40° 21°
February43° 24°
March52° 31°
April64° 40°
May73° 50°
June82° 59°
July86° 63°
August84° 62°
September77° 54°
October66° 43°
November55° 35°
December43° 26°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Westminster
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January027104
February02393
March018112
April05120
May10130
June30110
July70100
August4090
September1090
October0380
November01290
December024102

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 Westminster    1 Reviews
Used to be better - 7/12/2006
Westminster, Md is having growing pains. It has become the bedrood comm for Baltimore and Wash DC. Not enough has been spent on infrastrure. Still it quite and framil... Read More

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