Kent, Iowa 

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Climate in Kent, Iowa

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

Kent 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 Kent. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Kent gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 92 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 12
Rain: averages 36 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 25 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Kent 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 Kent, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Kent, IowaUnited States
  35.8 in.38.1 in.
  25.3 in.27.8 in.
  92.0 days106.2 days
  203 days205 days
  85.2°85.8°
  11.9°21.7°
  77
  3.84.3
  1207 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 Kent with an average high temperature of 85.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Iowa. In Kent, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Kent are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Kent with an average of 11.9°. This is warmer than most places in Iowa.


In Kent, there are 16.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Iowa.


In Kent, there are 144.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Iowa.


In Kent, there are 14.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Iowa.


May is the wettest month in Kent with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 37% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 35.8 inches in Kent means that it is about average compared to other places in Iowa.


May is the rainiest month in Kent with 11.5 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 4.3 rainy days. There are 92.0 rainy days annually in Kent, which is less rainy than most places in Iowa. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 25.3 inches in Kent means that it is less snowy than most places in Iowa. February is the snowiest month in Kent with 7.2 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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