Barrington, Illinois 

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Climate in Barrington, Illinois

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

Barrington averages 38 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 191 sunny days per year in Barrington. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Barrington gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 124 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 12
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year.
Snow: averages 38 inches of snow a year.


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Barrington ranks 45/100 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.


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.

CLIMATE

Climate Averages
  Barrington, IllinoisUnited States
  37.6 in.38.1 in.
  37.5 in.27.8 in.
  124.1 days106.2 days
  191 days205 days
  83.4°85.8°
  12.3°21.7°
  4554
  3.64.3
  827 ft.2443 ft.

July is the hottest month for Barrington with an average high temperature of 83.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Illinois. In Barrington, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Barrington are June, August and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Barrington with an average of 12.3°. This is one of the coldest places in Illinois.


In Barrington, there are 13.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Illinois.


In Barrington, there are 144.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Illinois.


In Barrington, there are 11.8 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 Barrington with 4.6 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 37.6 inches in Barrington means that it is drier than most places in Illinois.


An annual snowfall of 37.5 inches in Barrington means that it is one of the snowiest places in Illinois.



January is the snowiest month in Barrington with 11.5 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.


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