Hunter, Illinois 

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Climate in Hunter, Illinois

Hunter, Illinois gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Hunter averages 20 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 Hunter. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Hunter gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 111 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 20 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Hunter is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Illinois.

8.3 / 5.2

Summer   /   Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Hunter, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Hunter, IllinoisUnited States
  43.6 in.38.1 in.
  19.5 in.27.8 in.
  111.3 days106.2 days
  192 days205 days
  86.1°85.8°
  18.8°21.7°
  7.17
  3.84.3
  649 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 Hunter with an average high temperature of 86.1°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Illinois. In Hunter, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Hunter are September, May and June.


In Hunter, there are 21.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Illinois.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Hunter with an average of 18.8°. This is warmer than most places in Illinois.


In Hunter, there are 113.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Illinois.


In Hunter, there are 5.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Illinois.


The humidity can be uncomfortably heavy or close in Hunter during the summer months. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. July, August and June are the three most humid months in Hunter.


May is the wettest month in Hunter with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 2.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.6 inches in Hunter means that it is wetter than most places in Illinois.


May is the rainiest month in Hunter with 11.3 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.8 rainy days. There are 111.3 rainy days annually in Hunter, which is rainier than most places in Illinois. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 19.5 inches in Hunter means that it is about average compared to other places in Illinois. January is the snowiest month in Hunter with 7.7 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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