Porter township, Indiana 

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Climate in Porter township, Indiana

Porter township, Indiana gets 39 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Porter township averages 33 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 176 sunny days per year in Porter township. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Porter township gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 115 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 39 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 33 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Porter township 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 Porter township, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Porter township, IndianaUnited States
  39.2 in.38.1 in.
  33.2 in.27.8 in.
  115.0 days106.2 days
  176 days205 days
  83.2°85.8°
  16.1°21.7°
  6.97
  3.74.3
  778 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 Porter township with an average high temperature of 83.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Indiana. In Porter township, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Porter township are June, September and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Porter township with an average of 16.1°. This is colder than most places in Indiana.


In Porter township, there are 11.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Indiana.


In Porter township, there are 126.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Indiana.


In Porter township, there are 7.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Indiana.


July is the wettest month in Porter township with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 1.7 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 39.2 inches in Porter township means that it is drier than most places in Indiana.


May is the rainiest month in Porter township with 11.4 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.8 rainy days. There are 115.0 rainy days annually in Porter township, which is less rainy than most places in Indiana. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 33.2 inches in Porter township means that it is snowier than most places in Indiana. January is the snowiest month in Porter township with 11.2 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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