Zip 05860 (Orleans, VT) Weather


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United States / Vermont / No Metro Area / Orleans County / No City / Orleans (zip 05860)

The most pleasant months of the year for the 05860 zip code are July, August and June. In the 05860 zip code, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the 05860 zip code with an average high temperature of 78.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Vermont. December is the snowiest month in the 05860 zip code with 24.5 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 - Orleans, VT

8 PM PST

Mostly Clear

6°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightMostly Clear0° / 31°SW 3 mph
Sunday NightSnow Showers Likely24° / 37°S 12 mph
Monday NightSlight Chance Snow Showers then Partly Cloudy24° / 48°S 1 to 9 mph
Tuesday NightChance Rain Showers42° / 52°S 14 to 21 mph
Wednesday NightRain Showers then Rain And Snow Showers Likely20° / 30°SW 23 mph
Thursday NightChance Snow Showers then Partly Cloudy12° / 33°NW 10 to 22 mph
Friday NightPartly Cloudy25° / 45°S 7 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 78 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 1
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 102 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Orleans (zip 05860) area is 8.7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Vermont.

8.7 / 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
January24°
February29°
March38° 13°
April52° 28°
May65° 39°
June74° 49°
July78° 54°
August77° 51°
September68° 44°
October55° 32°
November41° 23°
December29°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Orleans
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January0301714
February0281311
March030149
April021143
May07150
June11150
July10150
August00140
September03140
October016161
November025165
December0301813

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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