Waverly, Iowa 

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Climate in Waverly, Iowa

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

Waverly averages 34 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 190 sunny days per year in Waverly. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Waverly 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 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 8
Rain: averages 35 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 34 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Waverly is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Iowa.

6.8 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Waverly, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Waverly, IowaUnited States
  35.3 in.38.1 in.
  34.2 in.27.8 in.
  99.8 days106.2 days
  190 days205 days
  83.4°85.8°
  8.1°21.7°
  6.87
  3.74.3
  915 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 Waverly with an average high temperature of 83.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Iowa. In Waverly, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Waverly are June, August and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Waverly with an average of 8.1°. This is colder than most places in Iowa.


In Waverly, there are 10.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Iowa.


In Waverly, there are 150.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Iowa.


In Waverly, there are 22.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Iowa.


June is the wettest month in Waverly with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 41% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 35.3 inches in Waverly means that it is about average compared to other places in Iowa.


May is the rainiest month in Waverly with 11.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 5.8 rainy days. There are 99.8 rainy days annually in Waverly, which is about average compared to other places in Iowa. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 34.2 inches in Waverly means that it is snowier than most places in Iowa. December is the snowiest month in Waverly with 10.1 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Waverly    2 Reviews
    It's Better than you'd think - 2/11/2019
    Waverly is a quite nice town, it has a nice amount of gas stations with reasonable prices and has 4 big name grocery stores. TBH it has one of everything. It has all... Read More

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    quiet little college town ... - 8/26/2009
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