Marengo, Illinois 

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Climate in Marengo, Illinois

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

Marengo averages 34 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 Marengo. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Marengo gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 112 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 12
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 34 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

Climate Averages
  Marengo, IllinoisUnited States
  36.5 in.38.1 in.
  33.8 in.27.8 in.
  111.8 days106.2 days
  191 days205 days
  83.1°85.8°
  12.3°21.7°
  6.87
  3.44.3
  833 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 Marengo with an average high temperature of 83.1°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Illinois. In Marengo, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Marengo are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Marengo with an average of 12.3°. This is one of the coldest places in Illinois.


In Marengo, there are 11.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Illinois.


In Marengo, there are 140.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Illinois.


In Marengo, there are 13.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Illinois.


August is the wettest month in Marengo with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 36% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 36.5 inches in Marengo means that it is one of the driest places in Illinois.


May is the rainiest month in Marengo with 11.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.3 rainy days. There are 111.8 rainy days annually in Marengo, 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 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 33.8 inches in Marengo means that it is snowier than most places in Illinois. December is the snowiest month in Marengo with 9.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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