Clayton, Delaware 

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Climate in Clayton, Delaware

Clayton, Delaware gets 45 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Clayton averages 17 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 200 sunny days per year in Clayton. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Clayton gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 113 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 26
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 17 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Clayton is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Delaware.

7.3 / 10
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Clayton, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Clayton, DelawareUnited States
  45.4 in.38.1 in.
  17.0 in.27.8 in.
  113.1 days106.2 days
  200 days205 days
  87.3°85.8°
  25.8°21.7°
  7.37
  3.84.3
  46 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

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.


July is the hottest month for Clayton with an average high temperature of 87.3°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Delaware. In Clayton, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Clayton are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Clayton with an average of 25.8°. This is warmer than most places in Delaware.


In Clayton, there are 24.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Delaware.


In Clayton, there are 85.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Delaware.


In Clayton, there are 0.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Delaware.


September is the wettest month in Clayton with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 27% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 45.4 inches in Clayton means that it is wetter than most places in Delaware.


April is the rainiest month in Clayton with 11.0 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 8.0 rainy days. There are 113.1 rainy days annually in Clayton, which is about average compared to other places in Delaware. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 17.0 inches in Clayton means that it is one of the snowiest places in Delaware. February is the snowiest month in Clayton with 7.6 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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