Meridian, Idaho 

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Climate in Meridian, Idaho

Meridian, Idaho gets 11 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Meridian averages 10 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 211 sunny days per year in Meridian. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Meridian gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 82 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 11 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 10 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Meridian is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Idaho.

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

Climate Averages
  Meridian, IdahoUnited States
  10.9 in.38.1 in.
  10.3 in.27.8 in.
  82.3 days106.2 days
  211 days205 days
  91.6°85.8°
  23.6°21.7°
  7.37
  4.14.3
  2605 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 Meridian with an average high temperature of 91.6°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Idaho. In Meridian, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Meridian are September, June and May.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Meridian with an average of 22.8°. This is warmer than most places in Idaho.


In Meridian, there are 49.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Idaho.


In Meridian, there are 117.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Idaho.


In Meridian, there are 2.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Idaho.


December is the wettest month in Meridian with 1.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 0.2 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 34% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 10.9 inches in Meridian means that it is drier than most places in Idaho.


December is the rainiest month in Meridian with 10.8 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 2.3 rainy days. There are 82.3 rainy days annually in Meridian, which is less rainy than most places in Idaho. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 35% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 12% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 10.3 inches in Meridian means that it is one of the least snowy places in Idaho. December is the snowiest month in Meridian with 4.3 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Meridian    18 Reviews
    Great place! - 12/15/2019
    New to the area and so far we think it's a great place to live compared to Denver, where we moved from. Quality of life is so much better here! A lot less traffic than... Read More

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    High Pediatric Cancer, Poor Water & Air Quality - 11/12/2019
    I have been here since 2013 and have watched child after child be diagnosed with Cancer. Many of the children have been diagnosed with "rare" Cancers. It has been... Read More

    I Grew up in Meridian - 1/12/2018
    It has changed a lot over the years... Crime rates are still low and people are overall still nice HOWEVER way too many people are moving to my wonderful town! All the... Read More


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