West Point, Iowa 

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Climate in West Point, Iowa

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

West Point averages 23 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 202 sunny days per year in West Point. The US average is 205 sunny days.

West Point gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 101 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 16
Rain: averages 39 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 23 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

Climate Averages
  West Point, IowaUnited States
  39.0 in.38.1 in.
  23.4 in.27.8 in.
  100.9 days106.2 days
  202 days205 days
  86.2°85.8°
  16.2°21.7°
  7.17
  3.84.3
  764 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 West Point with an average high temperature of 86.2°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Iowa. In West Point, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for West Point are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for West Point with an average of 16.2°. This is one of the warmest places in Iowa.


In West Point, there are 17.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Iowa.


In West Point, there are 116.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Iowa.


In West Point, there are 7.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Iowa.


May is the wettest month in West Point with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 34% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 39.0 inches in West Point means that it is one of the wettest places in Iowa.


May is the rainiest month in West Point with 11.1 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 6.6 rainy days. There are 100.9 rainy days annually in West Point, which is rainier 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 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 23.4 inches in West Point means that it is one of the least snowy places in Iowa. December is the snowiest month in West Point with 6.9 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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