Hillsboro, Iowa 

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Climate in Hillsboro, Iowa

Hillsboro, Iowa gets 39 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Hillsboro averages 25 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 Hillsboro. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Hillsboro gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 95 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 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 15
Rain: averages 39 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 25 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Hillsboro is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Iowa.

7.1 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Hillsboro, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Hillsboro, IowaUnited States
  38.8 in.38.1 in.
  25.0 in.27.8 in.
  95.0 days106.2 days
  203 days205 days
  86.9°85.8°
  15.1°21.7°
  7.17
  3.74.3
  732 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 Hillsboro with an average high temperature of 86.9°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Iowa. In Hillsboro, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Hillsboro are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Hillsboro with an average of 15.1°. This is one of the warmest places in Iowa.


In Hillsboro, there are 21.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Iowa.


In Hillsboro, there are 125.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Iowa.


In Hillsboro, there are 8.8 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 Hillsboro with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 35% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 38.8 inches in Hillsboro means that it is one of the wettest places in Iowa.


May is the rainiest month in Hillsboro with 10.7 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 6.0 rainy days. There are 95.0 rainy days annually in Hillsboro, which is less rainy 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 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 25.0 inches in Hillsboro means that it is less snowy than most places in Iowa. December is the snowiest month in Hillsboro with 7.2 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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