Valparaiso, IN experiences a humid continental climate. This means that summers are hot and humid, while winters are cold and dry with occasional snowfall. The average temperature ranges from 25°F in the winter to 78°F in the summer. Valparaiso is known for having dramatic seasonal changes with temperatures dropping as low as -25°F in the coldest months. The area also receives an average of 36 inches of rain throughout the year, most of it occurring from April to August.
Valparaiso, Indiana gets 40 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Valparaiso averages 39 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 Valparaiso. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Valparaiso gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 130 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 40 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 39 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Valparaiso is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Indiana.
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Summer / Winter
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Valparaiso, while January and December are the least comfortable months.