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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


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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)
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re: Terrible Place to Live - DO NOT MOVE HERE - 9/
I have been trying to put on a seminar in Provo and have encountered the rudest, most unfriendly and superior attitudes ever, so I searched "is Salt Lake rude?" It's... (read more)
Terrible Place to Live - DO NOT MOVE HERE
I have lived in many states - CA, NY, VA, WI, & AK and I must say that living in Utah has been the worst experience of my life. My family moved here in 2007. Once our... (read more)
Lonliest place we have ever lived
Married, one child, in our early 30's. We moved from DC to UT for work and our child's health. As converts to the LDS (Mormon) faith, we were thrilled. We thought, more... (read more)
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