Orient, Iowa 

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Climate in Orient, Iowa

Orient, Iowa gets 35 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Orient 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 Orient. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Orient 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 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 13
Rain: averages 35 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 25 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  Orient, IowaUnited States
  35.3 in.38.1 in.
  24.9 in.27.8 in.
  95.0 days106.2 days
  203 days205 days
  85.1°85.8°
  12.7°21.7°
  7.17
  3.64.3
  1352 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 Orient with an average high temperature of 85.1°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Iowa. In Orient, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Orient are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Orient with an average of 12.7°. This is warmer than most places in Iowa.


In Orient, there are 15.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Iowa.


In Orient, there are 139.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Iowa.


In Orient, there are 13.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Iowa.


May is the wettest month in Orient with 4.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 37% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 35.3 inches in Orient means that it is about average compared to other places in Iowa.


May is the rainiest month in Orient with 11.9 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 4.3 rainy days. There are 95.0 rainy days annually in Orient, 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 24.9 inches in Orient means that it is less snowy than most places in Iowa. February is the snowiest month in Orient with 6.7 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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