Zip 01247 (North Adams, MA) Weather


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The most pleasant months of the year for the 01247 zip code are August, July and June. In the 01247 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the 01247 zip code with an average high temperature of 79.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Massachusetts. January is the snowiest month in the 01247 zip code with 17.3 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 - North Adams, MA

3 PM PST

Mostly Clear

59°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightMostly Clear35° / 64°N 1 to 9 mph
Wednesday NightChance Rain Showers41° / 48°SE 6 to 13 mph
Thursday NightRain Showers Likely41° / 57°SE 8 mph
Friday NightRain Showers Likely44° / 54°SW 8 to 13 mph
Saturday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Partly Cloudy34° / 51°W 12 to 18 mph
Sunday NightPartly Cloudy33° / 56°W 6 to 14 mph
Monday NightPartly Cloudy36° / 59°SW 5 to 9 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 12
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 64 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the North Adams (zip 01247) area is 9.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Massachusetts.

9.1 / 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
January31° 12°
February34° 15°
March43° 23°
April57° 34°
May67° 43°
June75° 52°
July80° 57°
August78° 55°
September71° 48°
October59° 37°
November47° 30°
December36° 20°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: North Adams
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January029107
February026105
March026114
April013121
May03130
June00130
July10120
August00110
September01110
October010110
November019122
December027116

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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