Dana, Iowa 

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Climate in Dana, Iowa

Dana, Iowa gets 36 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Dana averages 30 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 Dana. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Dana gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 107 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 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 10
Rain: averages 36 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 30 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Dana is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Iowa.

6.9 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Dana, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Dana, IowaUnited States
  36.1 in.38.1 in.
  29.6 in.27.8 in.
  106.6 days106.2 days
  205 days205 days
  84.5°85.8°
  9.8°21.7°
  6.97
  3.94.3
  1129 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 Dana with an average high temperature of 84.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Iowa. In Dana, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Dana are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Dana with an average of 9.8°. This is about average compared to other places in Iowa.


In Dana, there are 15.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Iowa.


In Dana, there are 151.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Iowa.


In Dana, there are 18.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Iowa.


June is the wettest month in Dana with 5.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 40% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 36.1 inches in Dana means that it is wetter than most places in Iowa.


May is the rainiest month in Dana with 12.3 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 6.3 rainy days. There are 106.6 rainy days annually in Dana, which is rainier than most places in Iowa. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 29.6 inches in Dana means that it is about average compared to other places in Iowa. December is the snowiest month in Dana with 7.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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