Macomb, Illinois 

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Climate in Macomb, Illinois

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

Macomb averages 19 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 200 sunny days per year in Macomb. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Macomb gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 97 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 16
Rain: averages 39 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 19 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.1 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Macomb, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Macomb, IllinoisUnited States
  38.8 in.38.1 in.
  18.5 in.27.8 in.
  96.6 days106.2 days
  200 days205 days
  86.2°85.8°
  15.7°21.7°
  7.17
  3.94.3
  709 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 Macomb with an average high temperature of 86.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Illinois. In Macomb, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Macomb are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Macomb with an average of 15.7°. This is colder than most places in Illinois.


In Macomb, there are 20.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Illinois.


In Macomb, there are 125.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Illinois.


In Macomb, there are 7.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Illinois.


June is the wettest month in Macomb with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 33% of yearly precipitation and 14% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 38.8 inches in Macomb means that it is about average compared to other places in Illinois.


May is the rainiest month in Macomb with 10.9 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 5.8 rainy days. There are 96.6 rainy days annually in Macomb, 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 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 18.5 inches in Macomb means that it is about average compared to other places in Illinois. January is the snowiest month in Macomb with 6.9 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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