Machesney Park, Illinois 

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Climate in Machesney Park, Illinois

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

Machesney Park averages 35 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 194 sunny days per year in Machesney Park. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Machesney Park gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 116 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 13
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 35 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Machesney Park 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 Machesney Park, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Machesney Park, IllinoisUnited States
  37.4 in.38.1 in.
  34.9 in.27.8 in.
  115.6 days106.2 days
  194 days205 days
  83.6°85.8°
  12.5°21.7°
  6.87
  3.54.3
  741 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 Machesney Park with an average high temperature of 83.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Illinois. In Machesney Park, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Machesney Park are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Machesney Park with an average of 12.5°. This is one of the coldest places in Illinois.


In Machesney Park, there are 11.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Illinois.


In Machesney Park, there are 139.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Illinois.


In Machesney Park, there are 13.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Illinois.


June is the wettest month in Machesney Park with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 37% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 37.4 inches in Machesney Park means that it is drier than most places in Illinois.


May is the rainiest month in Machesney Park with 11.9 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.0 rainy days. There are 115.6 rainy days annually in Machesney Park, which is rainier than most places in Illinois. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 34.9 inches in Machesney Park means that it is one of the snowiest places in Illinois. December is the snowiest month in Machesney Park with 11.4 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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