Muncie, Indiana 

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Climate in Muncie, Indiana

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

Muncie averages 22 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 185 sunny days per year in Muncie. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Muncie gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 127 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 18
Rain: averages 40 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 22 inches of snow a year


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Muncie ranks 44/100 for Comfort Index

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

CLIMATE

Climate Averages
  Muncie, IndianaUnited States
  40.4 in.38.1 in.
  22.3 in.27.8 in.
  126.5 days106.2 days
  185 days205 days
  84.0°85.8°
  18.2°21.7°
  4454
  3.64.3
  951 ft.2443 ft.

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 Muncie with an average high temperature of 84.0°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Indiana. In Muncie, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Muncie are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Muncie with an average of 18.2°. This is about average compared to other places in Indiana.


In Muncie, there are 11.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Indiana.


In Muncie, there are 119.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Indiana.


In Muncie, there are 6.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Indiana.


June is the wettest month in Muncie with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 2.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 40.4 inches in Muncie means that it is drier than most places in Indiana.


May is the rainiest month in Muncie with 12.5 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.3 rainy days. There are 126.5 rainy days annually in Muncie, which is rainier than most places in Indiana. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 22.3 inches in Muncie means that it is snowier than most places in Indiana.



January is the snowiest month in Muncie with 7.5 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.


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