Derby, Kansas 

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Climate in Derby, Kansas

Derby, Kansas gets 35 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Derby averages 13 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 227 sunny days per year in Derby. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Derby gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 78 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22
Rain: averages 35 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 13 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Derby is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Kansas.

7.2 / 10
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Derby, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Derby, KansasUnited States
  34.8 in.38.1 in.
  13.0 in.27.8 in.
  78.4 days106.2 days
  227 days205 days
  91.7°85.8°
  21.6°21.7°
  7.27
  4.84.3
  1293 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 Derby with an average high temperature of 91.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Kansas. In Derby, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Derby are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Derby with an average of 21.6°. This is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Derby, there are 53.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Kansas.


In Derby, there are 102.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Derby, there are 1.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Kansas.


June is the wettest month in Derby with 5.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.9 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 34.8 inches in Derby means that it is about average compared to other places in Kansas.


May is the rainiest month in Derby with 10.2 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 3.8 rainy days. There are 78.4 rainy days annually in Derby, which is about average compared to other places in Kansas. 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 13.0 inches in Derby means that it is less snowy than most places in Kansas. December is the snowiest month in Derby with 4.2 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Derby, Kansas recreation - 8/20/2006
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    Derby, Kansas Climate - 8/20/2006
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