Godfrey, Illinois 

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Climate in Godfrey, Illinois

Godfrey, Illinois gets 41 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Godfrey averages 14 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 199 sunny days per year in Godfrey. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Godfrey gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 98 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 41 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 14 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Godfrey is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Illinois.

7.2 / 10
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Godfrey, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Godfrey, IllinoisUnited States
  40.9 in.38.1 in.
  14.3 in.27.8 in.
  97.6 days106.2 days
  199 days205 days
  88.3°85.8°
  21.4°21.7°
  7.27
  4.14.3
  610 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 Godfrey with an average high temperature of 88.3°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Illinois. In Godfrey, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Godfrey are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Godfrey with an average of 21.4°. This is warmer than most places in Illinois.


In Godfrey, there are 33.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Illinois.


In Godfrey, there are 96.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Illinois.


In Godfrey, there are 2.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Illinois.


May is the wettest month in Godfrey with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 2.3 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 30% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 40.9 inches in Godfrey means that it is wetter than most places in Illinois.


May is the rainiest month in Godfrey with 10.4 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 6.6 rainy days. There are 97.6 rainy days annually in Godfrey, which is less rainy than most places in Illinois. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 14.3 inches in Godfrey means that it is less snowy than most places in Illinois. January is the snowiest month in Godfrey with 4.3 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Nice place to live - 5/18/2009
    Godfrey is a small town with a country feel but is still less than an hour from the large metropolitan area St. Louis, MO. The people are friendly and the pace of life... Read More

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