Terre Haute, Indiana 

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Climate in Terre Haute, Indiana

Terre Haute, Indiana gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Terre Haute averages 16 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 Terre Haute. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Terre Haute gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 113 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 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 16 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Terre Haute is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Indiana.

7.1 / 10
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Terre Haute, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Terre Haute, IndianaUnited States
  44.0 in.38.1 in.
  16.1 in.27.8 in.
  112.7 days106.2 days
  192 days205 days
  86.7°85.8°
  19.8°21.7°
  7.17
  3.64.3
  499 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 Terre Haute with an average high temperature of 86.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Indiana. In Terre Haute, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Terre Haute are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Terre Haute with an average of 19.8°. This is warmer than most places in Indiana.


In Terre Haute, there are 21.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Indiana.


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


In Terre Haute, there are 3.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Indiana.


May is the wettest month in Terre Haute with 5.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.2 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 30% of yearly precipitation and 17% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.0 inches in Terre Haute means that it is wetter than most places in Indiana.


May is the rainiest month in Terre Haute with 11.4 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.9 rainy days. There are 112.7 rainy days annually in Terre Haute, 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 16.1 inches in Terre Haute means that it is less snowy than most places in Indiana. January is the snowiest month in Terre Haute with 6.2 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Terre Haute    12 Reviews
    A horrible place - 1/15/2020
    This town’s terrible no roads the government is corrupt and the elections are rigged stay far away even the people here hate this town... Read More

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    Great place for a family, great place for a corpor - 6/14/2012
    I read varied reviews when I moved here from the east coast 3 years ago - some good, some not so good. Now I feel I can give a reasonable reflection that I hope will be... Read More

    Guy had it right...back then - 2/23/2012
    Terre haute used to be ok, now it's one of the worst places I've... Read More


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