Post Falls, Idaho 

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Climate in Post Falls, Idaho

Post Falls, Idaho gets 22 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Post Falls averages 40 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 174 sunny days per year in Post Falls. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Post Falls gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 118 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 22 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 40 inches of snow a year


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Post Falls ranks 71/100 for Comfort Index

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

CLIMATE

Climate Averages
  Post Falls, IdahoUnited States
  22.4 in.38.1 in.
  39.9 in.27.8 in.
  118.4 days106.2 days
  174 days205 days
  83.1°85.8°
  24.4°21.7°
  7154
  3.24.3
  2182 ft.2443 ft.

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.


August is the hottest month for Post Falls with an average high temperature of 83.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Idaho. In Post Falls, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Post Falls are September, June and July.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Post Falls with an average of 23.1°. This is one of the warmest places in Idaho.


In Post Falls, there are 15.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Idaho.


In Post Falls, there are 132.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Idaho.


In Post Falls, there are 2.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Idaho.


November is the wettest month in Post Falls with 3.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 0.8 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 34% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 22.4 inches in Post Falls means that it is wetter than most places in Idaho.


November is the rainiest month in Post Falls with 14.6 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 4.3 rainy days. There are 118.4 rainy days annually in Post Falls, which is rainier than most places in Idaho. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 15% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 39.9 inches in Post Falls means that it is about average compared to other places in Idaho.



December is the snowiest month in Post Falls with 14.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.


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    Reviews for Post Falls    4 Reviews
    Been there, done that, moved on... - 11/9/2010
    Post Falls had great potential; too bad the city planning committee blew it! It's such a disorganized bunch of housing communities built just what looks like where ever... Read More

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    Used to love here but... - 2/27/2008
    I spent the first 27 years of my life in Post Falls and it was a great place to grow up. The problems started to occur when people from around the country began to view... Read More

    4 Seasons - 12/11/2007
    I moved here from Seattle, where it was cool and damp or cold and wet. Here I find all four seasons, Cold to very cold in the winter, beautiful in the spring, hot to... Read More


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