Driftwood, Indiana 

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Climate in Driftwood, Indiana

Driftwood, Indiana gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Driftwood averages 13 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 192 sunny days per year in Driftwood. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Driftwood 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 13 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Driftwood is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Indiana.

7.2 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Driftwood, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Driftwood, IndianaUnited States
  47.1 in.38.1 in.
  13.0 in.27.8 in.
  112.2 days106.2 days
  192 days205 days
  86.0°85.8°
  22.0°21.7°
  7.27
  4.24.3
  563 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 Driftwood with an average high temperature of 86.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Indiana. In Driftwood, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Driftwood are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Driftwood with an average of 22.0°. This is warmer than most places in Indiana.


In Driftwood, there are 20.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Indiana.


In Driftwood, there are 109.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Indiana.


In Driftwood, there are 3.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Indiana.


May is the wettest month in Driftwood with 5.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 31% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.1 inches in Driftwood means that it is one of the wettest places in Indiana.


May is the rainiest month in Driftwood with 11.8 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.3 rainy days. There are 112.2 rainy days annually in Driftwood, which is less rainy than most places in Indiana. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 13.0 inches in Driftwood means that it is less snowy than most places in Indiana. January is the snowiest month in Driftwood with 4.2 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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