Overland Park, Kansas 

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Climate in Overland Park, Kansas

Overland Park, Kansas gets 42 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 213 sunny days per year in Overland Park. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Overland Park gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 91 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 14 inches of snow a year


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Overland Park ranks 45/100 for Comfort Index

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

CLIMATE

Climate Averages
  Overland Park, KansasUnited States
  41.5 in.38.1 in.
  14.0 in.27.8 in.
  90.6 days106.2 days
  213 days205 days
  87.9°85.8°
  20.3°21.7°
  4554
  4.44.3
  1083 ft.2443 ft.

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 Overland Park with an average high temperature of 87.9°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Kansas. In Overland Park, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Overland Park are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Overland Park with an average of 20.3°. This is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Overland Park, there are 29.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Kansas.


In Overland Park, there are 104.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


In Overland Park, there are 2.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Kansas.


June is the wettest month in Overland Park with 5.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 33% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 41.5 inches in Overland Park means that it is wetter than most places in Kansas.


May is the rainiest month in Overland Park with 10.9 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 5.1 rainy days. There are 90.6 rainy days annually in Overland Park, which is rainier than most places in Kansas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 14.0 inches in Overland Park means that it is about average compared to other places in Kansas.



January is the snowiest month in Overland Park with 4.1 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.


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    Reviews for Overland Park    38 Reviews
    How often does the EPA test the air quality? - 2/3/2018
    We visited Overland Park and a very nice place. I was also told that Overland Park is also one of the most expensive cities to live in the US. In looking at the water... Read More

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    Life in Overland Park is what you make of it - 3/24/2016
    I have lived in Kansas/Missouri my whole life. I have lived in Wichita KS, St. Charles/St. Louis, MO; and the last 22 years in Overland Park, KS (which is like living... Read More

    Big beige houses, for you and me...(and soccer mom - 4/26/2015
    We have lived in Overland Park for the better part of 25 years. In my job I travel the country, so have a basis for comparisons to other places I have been, or lived. OP... Read More


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