Santa Claus, Indiana 

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Climate in Santa Claus, Indiana

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

Santa Claus averages 8 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 205 sunny days per year in Santa Claus. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Santa Claus gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 109 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 8 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Santa Claus is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Indiana.

7.6 / 5.8

Summer   /   Winter
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Santa Claus, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Santa Claus, IndianaUnited States
  47.4 in.38.1 in.
  7.6 in.27.8 in.
  109.3 days106.2 days
  205 days205 days
  87.7°85.8°
  25.2°21.7°
  7.37
  4.34.3
  472 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 Santa Claus with an average high temperature of 87.7°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Indiana. In Santa Claus, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Santa Claus are May, September and June.


In Santa Claus, there are 29.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Indiana.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Santa Claus with an average of 25.2°. This is one of the warmest places in Indiana.


In Santa Claus, there are 82.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Indiana.


In Santa Claus, there are 1.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Indiana.


The humidity can be uncomfortably heavy or close in Santa Claus during the summer months. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. July, August and June are the three most humid months in Santa Claus.


May is the wettest month in Santa Claus with 5.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 30% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.4 inches in Santa Claus means that it is one of the wettest places in Indiana.


May is the rainiest month in Santa Claus with 11.7 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 6.8 rainy days. There are 109.3 rainy days annually in Santa Claus, which is less rainy than most places in Indiana. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 7.6 inches in Santa Claus means that it is one of the least snowy places in Indiana. February is the snowiest month in Santa Claus with 2.8 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Family friendly - 4/22/2007
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