Glenwood, Illinois 

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Climate in Glenwood, Illinois

Glenwood, Illinois gets 39 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Glenwood averages 31 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 Glenwood. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Glenwood gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 117 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 18
Rain: averages 39 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 31 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Glenwood is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Illinois.

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June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Glenwood, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Glenwood, IllinoisUnited States
  38.5 in.38.1 in.
  31.2 in.27.8 in.
  117.4 days106.2 days
  191 days205 days
  83.9°85.8°
  17.7°21.7°
  77
  3.64.3
  620 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 Glenwood with an average high temperature of 83.9°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Illinois. In Glenwood, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Glenwood are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Glenwood with an average of 17.7°. This is about average compared to other places in Illinois.


In Glenwood, there are 14.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Illinois.


In Glenwood, there are 114.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Illinois.


In Glenwood, there are 6.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Illinois.


July is the wettest month in Glenwood with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 32% of yearly precipitation and 17% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 38.5 inches in Glenwood means that it is about average compared to other places in Illinois.


May is the rainiest month in Glenwood with 11.1 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.1 rainy days. There are 117.4 rainy days annually in Glenwood, 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 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 31.2 inches in Glenwood means that it is snowier than most places in Illinois. January is the snowiest month in Glenwood with 10.0 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Glenwood    2 Reviews
    GLENWOOD IS DECEIVING! - 9/15/2011
    This is ridiculous! This is suppose to be "Suburban Living" I beg to differ. This is a complete and utter GHETTO! There is violence all around Glenwood. Most people... Read More

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    Chicago Suburbs.... - 5/4/2008
    Livin in the Chigoland area for 23 years i learned that is one of the greatest cities in the world. I personally don't care for the climate as winters tend to be pretty... Read More


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