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Temperatures, Precipitation, and Sunshine on campus:

Check below to read averages, minimums, and about daylight on the UMass-Amherst campus.

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During the School Year:
*all schools based on a 250 day school year
Avg Number of daylight hours 12.4 hrs
Avg % of day spent cloudy 60.5%
Avg non-cloudy-ish sunlight hours
(subtracting away average cloudiness)
4.9 hrs
Avg % of day spent precipitating 9.0%
Average Temperature 41.4F
Maximum Temperature 93.2F
Minimum Temperature -14.8F
Windchill Minimum -36.4F

Relevant quotes pertaining to the weather

“... For instance, I have a 2:30 class so I took the bus at 1:30 last week on a rainy day, expecting to make it with some time to spare ...”
“... The people are nice, but as usual you have some who walk around campus with a cold look on their face ...”
“... They have some cold students at this school, and this applies to both the weather and the hearts of the students ...”
“... Also, before coming here, be fully aware that it DOES get very cold ...”
“... During the Winter, this place looks like a cold, mean, and strange dungeon but we've learned to deal with it ...”
“... While you're here it's very cold ...”
“... I appealed a ticket that I got for parking in a wide open staff lot for 5 minutes, telling them that I couldn't afford it, and I got a cold reply...”
“... the back/window side: bigger, has a window (hopefully with a good view), but because theres window it gets colder on this side in the winter and...”

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