Davenport, Iowa 

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Climate in Davenport, Iowa

Davenport, Iowa gets 37 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Davenport averages 28 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 203 sunny days per year in Davenport. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Davenport gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 115 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 15
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 28 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  Davenport, IowaUnited States
  37.0 in.38.1 in.
  28.3 in.27.8 in.
  115.1 days106.2 days
  203 days205 days
  84.6°85.8°
  14.5°21.7°
  6.97
  3.74.3
  591 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 Davenport with an average high temperature of 84.6°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Iowa. In Davenport, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Davenport are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Davenport with an average of 14.5°. This is one of the warmest places in Iowa.


In Davenport, there are 14.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Iowa.


In Davenport, there are 124.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Iowa.


In Davenport, there are 10.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Iowa.


June is the wettest month in Davenport with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 36% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 37.0 inches in Davenport means that it is wetter than most places in Iowa.


May is the rainiest month in Davenport with 11.7 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.0 rainy days. There are 115.1 rainy days annually in Davenport, which is one of the rainiest places in Iowa. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 28.3 inches in Davenport means that it is less snowy than most places in Iowa. January is the snowiest month in Davenport with 8.2 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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