Garden City, Kansas 

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Climate in Garden City, Kansas

Garden City, Kansas gets 19 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Garden City averages 21 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 246 sunny days per year in Garden City. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Garden City gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 68 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 17
Rain: averages 19 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 21 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Garden City is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Kansas.

8.2 / 6

Summer   /   Winter
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Garden City, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Garden City, KansasUnited States
  19.2 in.38.1 in.
  20.5 in.27.8 in.
  67.8 days106.2 days
  246 days205 days
  92.3°85.8°
  17.2°21.7°
  7.57
  4.64.3
  2838 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 Garden City with an average high temperature of 92.3°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Kansas. In Garden City, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Garden City are May, September and October.


In Garden City, there are 62.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Kansas.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Garden City with an average of 17.2°. This is colder than most places in Kansas.


In Garden City, there are 139.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Kansas.


In Garden City, there are 3.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Kansas.


Humidity in Garden City is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are July, August and June.


June is the wettest month in Garden City with 3.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 45% of yearly precipitation and 8% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 19.2 inches in Garden City means that it is one of the driest places in Kansas.


June is the rainiest month in Garden City with 8.9 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 2.9 rainy days. There are 67.8 rainy days annually in Garden City, which is less rainy than most places in Kansas. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 35% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 15% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 20.5 inches in Garden City means that it is snowier than most places in Kansas. March is the snowiest month in Garden City with 5.2 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Garden City    3 Reviews
    Visited, would not make it home - no way! - 1/30/2017
    I visited Garden City, KS for 3 weeks. As I write this, my glasses are broken, so I hope my touch typing is in shape and this is legible. I found Garden City to be a... Read More

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    Garden City - Pros/Cons - 4/13/2008
    Pros: 1. Low crime rate 2. Low cost of living and housing 3. Affordable place to live Cons: 1. Very poor school system 2. Not much to do 3. Bad weather (too... Read More

    low Housing costs- great weather - 1/6/2006
    low to mid range housing in compared to nation. Median home is 130,000 dollars. arid desert environment, temperatures average 70's . great golf courses, clean... Read More


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