Liberal, Kansas 

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Climate in Liberal, Kansas

Liberal, Kansas gets 20 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Liberal averages 19 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 Liberal. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Liberal gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 55 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 94 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
Rain: averages 20 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 19 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Liberal is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Kansas.

7.6 / 10
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Liberal, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Liberal, KansasUnited States
  19.7 in.38.1 in.
  19.0 in.27.8 in.
  55.1 days106.2 days
  246 days205 days
  93.9°85.8°
  20.2°21.7°
  7.67
  5.44.3
  2835 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 Liberal with an average high temperature of 93.9°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Kansas. In Liberal, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Liberal are May, October and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Liberal with an average of 20.2°. This is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Liberal, there are 75.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Kansas.


In Liberal, there are 125.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Kansas.


In Liberal, there are 2.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


June is the wettest month in Liberal with 3.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 42% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 19.7 inches in Liberal means that it is one of the driest places in Kansas.


June is the rainiest month in Liberal with 7.2 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 2.2 rainy days. There are 55.1 rainy days annually in Liberal, which is one of the least rainy 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 19.0 inches in Liberal means that it is snowier than most places in Kansas. March is the snowiest month in Liberal with 4.9 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Liberal    3 Reviews
    Truth - 5/15/2010
    The people of the Liberal Kansas population in this this website and others is very wrong. The Hispanc population of Liberal is around 70%. I am one one them and proud... Read More

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    Race population - 6/12/2009
    Im from Liberal Kansas, and Im an addopted Mexican. The population of Hispanics in Liberal is 70%, and the black and white population is about the same. Here the... Read More

    Liberal - Pros/Cons - 4/13/2008
    Pros: 1. Low crime rate 2. Low cost of living and housing 3. Affordable place to live 4. Good ethnic diversity compared to the rest of Kansas Cons: 1. Very poor... Read More


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