Cary, Illinois 

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Climate in Cary, Illinois

Cary, Illinois gets 37 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Cary averages 38 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 Cary. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Cary 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 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 13
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 38 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Cary is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Illinois.

6.7 / 10
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Cary, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Cary, IllinoisUnited States
  36.5 in.38.1 in.
  37.5 in.27.8 in.
  119.8 days106.2 days
  192 days205 days
  81.8°85.8°
  12.7°21.7°
  6.77
  3.44.3
  823 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 Cary with an average high temperature of 81.8°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Illinois. In Cary, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Cary are June, August and July.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Cary with an average of 12.7°. This is one of the coldest places in Illinois.


In Cary, there are 6.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Illinois.


In Cary, there are 138.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Illinois.


In Cary, there are 11.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Illinois.


August is the wettest month in Cary with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.6 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 36.5 inches in Cary means that it is one of the driest places in Illinois.


May is the rainiest month in Cary with 12.1 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.2 rainy days. There are 119.8 rainy days annually in Cary, which is rainier than most places in Illinois. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 37.5 inches in Cary means that it is one of the snowiest places in Illinois. January is the snowiest month in Cary with 11.1 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    cost of living - 5/2/2011
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    Culture and recreation - 4/6/2011
    The Fox River is a nice place to cruise around on the boat and visit all the area bars but after seeing one bar you've seen them all. There is very little artistic... Read More

    Property taxes! - 11/21/2009
    High property taxes is one of the biggest deterrents to wanting to 'retire' almost anywhere in Illinois. Once on a fixed income this would be a huge drain on finite... Read More


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