Central City, IA has a humid continental climate with cold winters and warm to hot summers. On average, the city experiences temperatures of around 35°F in January and over 80°F in July. During the winter months, snowfall is common, while precipitation averages at around 38 inches throughout the year. In general, Central City experiences all four seasons and temperatures that can range from very cold to very hot, making it a great destination for people who enjoy variety in their climate.
Central City, Iowa gets 38 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Central City averages 28 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 188 sunny days per year in Central City. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Central City 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 10
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 28 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Central City is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Iowa.
8.9 / 4.4
Summer / Winter
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Central City, while January and December are the least comfortable months.