Red Oak, Iowa 

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Climate in Red Oak, Iowa

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

Red Oak averages 26 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 211 sunny days per year in Red Oak. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Red Oak gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 100 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 12
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 Red Oak 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 Red Oak, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Red Oak, IowaUnited States
  36.2 in.38.1 in.
  26.0 in.27.8 in.
  100.0 days106.2 days
  211 days205 days
  86.4°85.8°
  12.2°21.7°
  7.17
  3.84.3
  1050 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 Red Oak with an average high temperature of 86.4°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Iowa. In Red Oak, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Red Oak are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Red Oak with an average of 12.2°. This is warmer than most places in Iowa.


In Red Oak, there are 23.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Iowa.


In Red Oak, there are 143.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Iowa.


In Red Oak, there are 13.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Iowa.


May is the wettest month in Red Oak with 5.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.9 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 36.2 inches in Red Oak means that it is wetter than most places in Iowa.


May is the rainiest month in Red Oak with 12.7 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 5.0 rainy days. There are 100.0 rainy days annually in Red Oak, which is about average compared to other places in Iowa. The rainiest season is Summer 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 26.0 inches in Red Oak means that it is less snowy than most places in Iowa. February is the snowiest month in Red Oak with 7.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Norman Rockwell must have lived here - 7/13/2008
    I was born in Red Oak, Iowa and moved away when i was 12. I have lived all over the country including Georgia, Mississippi, California, New Jersey, New York City, and... Read More

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