New Lenox, Illinois 

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Climate in New Lenox, Illinois

New Lenox, Illinois gets 38 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

New Lenox averages 30 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 187 sunny days per year in New Lenox. The US average is 205 sunny days.

New Lenox gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 122 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 16
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 30 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for New Lenox is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Illinois.

6.9 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in New Lenox, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  New Lenox, IllinoisUnited States
  37.9 in.38.1 in.
  29.9 in.27.8 in.
  122.4 days106.2 days
  187 days205 days
  84.1°85.8°
  16.0°21.7°
  6.97
  3.74.3
  669 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 New Lenox with an average high temperature of 84.1°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Illinois. In New Lenox, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for New Lenox are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for New Lenox with an average of 16.0°. This is about average compared to other places in Illinois.


In New Lenox, there are 12.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Illinois.


In New Lenox, there are 121.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Illinois.


In New Lenox, there are 7.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Illinois.


July is the wettest month in New Lenox with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 33% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 37.9 inches in New Lenox means that it is drier than most places in Illinois.


May is the rainiest month in New Lenox with 12.0 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.2 rainy days. There are 122.4 rainy days annually in New Lenox, which is one of the rainiest 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 29.9 inches in New Lenox means that it is snowier than most places in Illinois. January is the snowiest month in New Lenox with 9.9 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for New Lenox    4 Reviews
    Getting around - 12/3/2010
    New Lenox is located at the I-80 and I-355 junction and only a few miles from the I-57 and I-80 junction. In non-rush hour times downtown Chicago is about 35 minutes... Read More

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    Getting better! - 5/3/2010
    The construction of new housing had slowed down the last couple of years; however, we are slowly seeing an increase in that department. We, definitely, are in need of... Read More

    Crime - 6/10/2009
    Low crime rate. Nice place to raise your... Read More


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