Diamondhead Lake, Iowa 

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Climate in Diamondhead Lake, Iowa

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

Diamondhead Lake averages 26 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 202 sunny days per year in Diamondhead Lake. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Diamondhead Lake gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 94 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 11
Rain: averages 36 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 26 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Diamondhead Lake is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Iowa.

7 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Diamondhead Lake, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Diamondhead Lake, IowaUnited States
  35.6 in.38.1 in.
  26.4 in.27.8 in.
  94.4 days106.2 days
  202 days205 days
  85.0°85.8°
  11.4°21.7°
  77
  3.74.3
  1053 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 Diamondhead Lake with an average high temperature of 85.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Iowa. In Diamondhead Lake, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Diamondhead Lake are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Diamondhead Lake with an average of 11.4°. This is warmer than most places in Iowa.


In Diamondhead Lake, there are 16.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Iowa.


In Diamondhead Lake, there are 144.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Iowa.


In Diamondhead Lake, there are 15.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Iowa.


May is the wettest month in Diamondhead Lake with 4.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 38% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 35.6 inches in Diamondhead Lake means that it is about average compared to other places in Iowa.


May is the rainiest month in Diamondhead Lake with 11.6 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 5.0 rainy days. There are 94.4 rainy days annually in Diamondhead Lake, which is less rainy than most places in Iowa. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 26.4 inches in Diamondhead Lake means that it is less snowy than most places in Iowa. February is the snowiest month in Diamondhead Lake with 6.4 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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