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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

Salt Lake City, Utah, gets 17 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 51 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 83.

On average, there are 222 sunny days per year in Salt Lake City, Utah. The July high is around 90 degrees. The January low is 27. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 66 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.

  CLIMATESalt Lake City, UtahUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  17.436.5
  Snowfall (in.)  50.725
  Precipitation Days  83100
  Sunny Days  222205
  Avg. July High  9086.5
  Avg. Jan. Low  26.720.5
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  6644
  UV Index  4.74.3
  Elevation ft.  4,3791,443
  CLIMATE COMMENTS
  
Inversions
The only real negative above and beyond those common to all big cities is the air quality. The inversions especially in the winter are just horrific. There are just too... (read more)
re: Four Moderate Seasons - 1/6/2010
WRONG! There are two long seasons in salt lake: Super hot LONG summer and super cold and dangerous winter. Spring only lasts a month (1 1/2 tops) spring, and very cold... (read more)
Air Quality
Beautiful city when the air is clear. Terrible pollution in the winter. State government will not act to improve air... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
People in Salt Lake City smell disgusting and are
Salt Lake city is home to some of the most uneducated and foul smelling residents in the United States. I would avoid this place at all costs!!! They natives steal,... (read more)
Great place to live in 1987
If you are skier,great...go to Park City, if you can afford it.If you are LDS (mormon) move to Idaho.Bad air quality 9 months of the year from Ogden to Provo,the entire... (read more)
re: All That Glitters is NOT Gold - 3/14/2013
It is a shame that so many people have to stereo-type the Mormons. Miranna's posting is sprinkled with truths and exaggerated facts. A few real facts for you: 1. There... (read more)
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