Emporia, Kansas 

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Climate in Emporia, Kansas

Emporia, Kansas gets 37 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Emporia averages 14 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 210 sunny days per year in Emporia. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Emporia gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 87 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 14 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Emporia is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Kansas.

7.3 / 10
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Emporia, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Emporia, KansasUnited States
  36.8 in.38.1 in.
  13.7 in.27.8 in.
  87.2 days106.2 days
  210 days205 days
  89.5°85.8°
  19.3°21.7°
  7.37
  4.54.3
  1148 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 Emporia with an average high temperature of 89.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Kansas. In Emporia, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Emporia are May, September and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Emporia with an average of 19.3°. This is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Emporia, there are 39.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Kansas.


In Emporia, there are 115.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Emporia, there are 3.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


June is the wettest month in Emporia with 5.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.8 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 36.8 inches in Emporia means that it is wetter than most places in Kansas.


May is the rainiest month in Emporia with 10.6 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 4.6 rainy days. There are 87.2 rainy days annually in Emporia, which is rainier than most 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 13.7 inches in Emporia means that it is less snowy than most places in Kansas. December is the snowiest month in Emporia with 4.0 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Emporia    3 Reviews
    Good Community to raise kids in - 7/12/2010
    I hated Emporia when we first moved here 7 years ago, but have since grown to love it. At first I thought there was nothing to do, but the community has a lot to offer... Read More

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    churches - 9/12/2008
    In emporia there is serval very good churches to pick from so u can find a good church home... Read More

    Emporia - Pros/Cons - 4/11/2008
    Pros: 1. Low crime rate 2. Low cost of living and housing 3. Affordable place to live Cons: 1. Bad weather 2. Poor school system 3. High unemployment 4. Not... Read More


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