La Porte, Indiana 

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Climate in La Porte, Indiana

La Porte, Indiana gets 41 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

La Porte averages 48 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 175 sunny days per year in La Porte. The US average is 205 sunny days.

La Porte gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 137 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 16
Rain: averages 41 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 48 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for La Porte is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Indiana.

6.8 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in La Porte, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  La Porte, IndianaUnited States
  40.6 in.38.1 in.
  47.6 in.27.8 in.
  137.3 days106.2 days
  175 days205 days
  82.8°85.8°
  16.4°21.7°
  6.87
  3.54.3
  810 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 La Porte with an average high temperature of 82.8°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Indiana. In La Porte, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for La Porte are June, August and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for La Porte with an average of 16.4°. This is colder than most places in Indiana.


In La Porte, there are 9.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Indiana.


In La Porte, there are 126.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Indiana.


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


July is the wettest month in La Porte with 4.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.1 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 18% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 40.6 inches in La Porte means that it is drier than most places in Indiana.


January is the rainiest month in La Porte with 13.7 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 9.9 rainy days. There are 137.3 rainy days annually in La Porte, which is one of the rainiest places in Indiana. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 47.6 inches in La Porte means that it is one of the snowiest places in Indiana. January is the snowiest month in La Porte with 15.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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