Cedar Lake, Indiana 

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Climate in Cedar Lake, Indiana

Cedar Lake, Indiana gets 40 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Cedar Lake averages 26 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 186 sunny days per year in Cedar Lake. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Cedar Lake gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 119 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 40 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 26 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  Cedar Lake, IndianaUnited States
  39.9 in.38.1 in.
  26.1 in.27.8 in.
  118.8 days106.2 days
  186 days205 days
  83.5°85.8°
  15.6°21.7°
  6.97
  3.74.3
  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 Cedar Lake with an average high temperature of 83.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Indiana. In Cedar Lake, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Cedar Lake are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Cedar Lake with an average of 15.6°. This is one of the coldest places in Indiana.


In Cedar Lake, there are 13.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Indiana.


In Cedar Lake, there are 128.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Indiana.


In Cedar Lake, there are 8.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Indiana.


August is the wettest month in Cedar Lake with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 33% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 39.9 inches in Cedar Lake means that it is drier than most places in Indiana.


May is the rainiest month in Cedar Lake with 11.6 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.4 rainy days. There are 118.8 rainy days annually in Cedar Lake, which is about average compared to other places in Indiana. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 26.1 inches in Cedar Lake means that it is snowier than most places in Indiana. January is the snowiest month in Cedar Lake with 8.2 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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