Elgin, Illinois gets 38 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Elgin averages 33 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 190 sunny days per year in Elgin. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Elgin 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 13
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 Elgin 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 Elgin, while January and December are the least comfortable months.