Merriam, Kansas 

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

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September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Merriam, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Merriam, KansasUnited States
  41.2 in.38.1 in.
  14.9 in.27.8 in.
  95.1 days106.2 days
  215 days205 days
  88.0°85.8°
  19.6°21.7°
  7.27
  4.44.3
  909 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 Merriam with an average high temperature of 88.0°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Kansas. In Merriam, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Merriam are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Merriam with an average of 19.6°. This is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Merriam, there are 28.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Kansas.


In Merriam, there are 108.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Merriam, there are 2.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


June is the wettest month in Merriam with 5.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 34% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 41.2 inches in Merriam means that it is wetter than most places in Kansas.


May is the rainiest month in Merriam with 11.4 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 5.4 rainy days. There are 95.1 rainy days annually in Merriam, which is one of the rainiest places in Kansas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 14.9 inches in Merriam means that it is about average compared to other places in Kansas. January is the snowiest month in Merriam with 4.3 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Mayor "Rock-n-Roll" Leap - 2/17/2009
    n my opinion "Dan Leaps" pesonal agenda to promote (at best) a dead style of music is a direct reflecton of his failure in the music business. Creating a political... Read More

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