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Climate in Nampa, Idaho

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

Nampa averages 9 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 207 sunny days per year in Nampa. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Nampa gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 80 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 11 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 9 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  Nampa, IdahoUnited States
  10.7 in.38.1 in.
  9.2 in.27.8 in.
  80.1 days106.2 days
  207 days205 days
  91.3°85.8°
  23.6°21.7°
  7.37
  44.3
  2516 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 Nampa with an average high temperature of 91.3°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Idaho. In Nampa, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Nampa are September, May and June.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Nampa with an average of 22.7°. This is warmer than most places in Idaho.


In Nampa, there are 47.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Idaho.


In Nampa, there are 116.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Idaho.


In Nampa, 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 Nampa with 1.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.3 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 33% of yearly precipitation and 12% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 10.7 inches in Nampa means that it is drier than most places in Idaho.


December is the rainiest month in Nampa with 10.4 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 2.3 rainy days. There are 80.1 rainy days annually in Nampa, which is less rainy than most places in Idaho. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 34% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 12% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 9.2 inches in Nampa means that it is one of the least snowy places in Idaho. December is the snowiest month in Nampa with 4.0 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Response to quality of Idaho schools and Arizona s - 1/9/2015
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    Overall Costs here are better than many places - 5/29/2013
    Sales tax is one area that it hard to get used to, taxes here are probably average but I was not used to paying sales tax. After I checked it out against other states... Read More

    What Economy? - 2/27/2010
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