Aurora, Illinois 

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Climate in Aurora, Illinois

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

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

On average, there are 192 sunny days per year in Aurora. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Aurora gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 120 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 15
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 28 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Aurora is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Illinois.

6.9 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Aurora, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Aurora, IllinoisUnited States
  38.2 in.38.1 in.
  28.2 in.27.8 in.
  119.6 days106.2 days
  192 days205 days
  83.8°85.8°
  14.8°21.7°
  6.97
  3.54.3
  679 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 Aurora with an average high temperature of 83.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Illinois. In Aurora, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Aurora are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Aurora with an average of 14.8°. This is colder than most places in Illinois.


In Aurora, there are 9.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Illinois.


In Aurora, there are 133.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Illinois.


In Aurora, there are 7.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Illinois.


August is the wettest month in Aurora with 4.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is January 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 38.2 inches in Aurora means that it is drier than most places in Illinois.


May is the rainiest month in Aurora with 11.9 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.0 rainy days. There are 119.6 rainy days annually in Aurora, which is rainier than most places in Illinois. 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 28.2 inches in Aurora means that it is snowier than most places in Illinois. January is the snowiest month in Aurora with 8.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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