West Harrison, Indiana 

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Climate in West Harrison, Indiana

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

West Harrison averages 15 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 182 sunny days per year in West Harrison. The US average is 205 sunny days.

West Harrison 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 15 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for West Harrison is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Indiana.

7.2 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in West Harrison, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  West Harrison, IndianaUnited States
  43.7 in.38.1 in.
  14.9 in.27.8 in.
  112.5 days106.2 days
  182 days205 days
  87.5°85.8°
  20.7°21.7°
  7.27
  3.64.3
  518 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 West Harrison with an average high temperature of 87.5°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Indiana. In West Harrison, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for West Harrison are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for West Harrison with an average of 20.7°. This is warmer than most places in Indiana.


In West Harrison, there are 27.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Indiana.


In West Harrison, there are 113.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Indiana.


In West Harrison, there are 2.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Indiana.


May is the wettest month in West Harrison with 5.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 30% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.7 inches in West Harrison means that it is wetter than most places in Indiana.


May is the rainiest month in West Harrison with 11.8 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.5 rainy days. There are 112.5 rainy days annually in West Harrison, 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 14.9 inches in West Harrison means that it is less snowy than most places in Indiana. January is the snowiest month in West Harrison with 4.8 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Dont ask for special help - 9/26/2010
    This is not a very good place to educate your children. if you have a special need for educating your child this is not the place to live. I guess if your child is... Read More

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