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Dover Metro Area Weather

 

The average temperature of Dover Area is 55.30°F, which is about the same as the Delaware average temperature of 54.48°F and is about the same as the national average temperature of 54.45°F.

Topics:Heating Cost IndexCooling Cost IndexHistorical TemperatureHistorical PrecipitationHistorical SnowHistorical HumidityHistorical Wind Speed

Historical Weather

Heating Cost Index, #432

Dover Area
198.10
Delaware
212.39
U.S.
212.91

Cooling Cost Index, #474

Dover Area
132.98
Delaware
119.59
U.S.
139.42

The Heating Cost Index and the Cooling Cost Index are indicators of the relative heating and cooling cost of an area. They were calculated based on the average temperate and duration of the hot and cold days for the area. Please note, the actual heating cost and cooling cost are also dependent on other factors specific to individual residences such as the size of the house, the insulation condition, and the equipment efficiency, etc.

Average Temperature

Annual Average Temperature, #439
Dover Area
55.3 °F
Delaware
54.5 °F
U.S.
54.5 °F

Ranks: Average Max. Temperature: #479, Average Min. Temperature: #386

Precipitation

Average Annual Precipitation, #417
Dover Area
43.49 inches
Delaware
45.82 inches
U.S.
38.67 inches


Average Number of Days with 0.1 Inch or More Precipitation in a Year (this gives an indication of the number of days in a year that it is useful to have an umbrella), #453
Dover Area
70.92 days
Delaware
74.35 days
U.S.
66.51 days


Snow

Average Annual Snowfall, #478
Dover Area
11.62 inches
Delaware
16.94 inches
U.S.
23.27 inches


Average Number of Days with 1 Inch or More Snow Depth in a Year, #476
Dover Area
9.38 days
Delaware
15.38 days
U.S.
27.17 days


Humidity

Annual Average Humidity, #887
Dover Area
72.78%
Delaware
72.02%
U.S.
77.52%


Wind Speed

Annual Average Wind Speed, #765
Dover Area
15.05 mph
Delaware
12.91 mph
U.S.
16.93 mph


* The temperature, snow fall, and precipitation information on this page were calculated from the historical data of 18,000+ U.S weather stations for the period of time from 1980 to 2010. The humidity and wind speed information were calculated from data from 15,000 worldwide stations for the period of time from 1980 to 2010.


 
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