Algonquin, Illinois 

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Climate in Algonquin, Illinois

Algonquin, Illinois gets 38 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Algonquin averages 33 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 186 sunny days per year in Algonquin. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Algonquin gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 121 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 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 12
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 33 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Algonquin is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Illinois.

6.8 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Algonquin, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Algonquin, IllinoisUnited States
  38.0 in.38.1 in.
  32.7 in.27.8 in.
  120.5 days106.2 days
  186 days205 days
  84.0°85.8°
  12.4°21.7°
  6.87
  3.44.3
  741 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 Algonquin with an average high temperature of 84.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Illinois. In Algonquin, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Algonquin are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Algonquin with an average of 12.4°. This is one of the coldest places in Illinois.


In Algonquin, there are 15.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Illinois.


In Algonquin, there are 145.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Illinois.


In Algonquin, there are 12.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Illinois.


August is the wettest month in Algonquin with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 33% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 38.0 inches in Algonquin means that it is drier than most places in Illinois.


May is the rainiest month in Algonquin with 12.1 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.6 rainy days. There are 120.5 rainy days annually in Algonquin, which is rainier than most places in Illinois. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 32.7 inches in Algonquin means that it is snowier than most places in Illinois. January is the snowiest month in Algonquin with 10.9 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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