Pittsburg, Kansas 

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Climate in Pittsburg, Kansas

Pittsburg, Kansas gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Pittsburg averages 10 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 214 sunny days per year in Pittsburg. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Pittsburg 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 10 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.2 / 10
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Pittsburg, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Pittsburg, KansasUnited States
  46.1 in.38.1 in.
  10.2 in.27.8 in.
  90.6 days106.2 days
  214 days205 days
  89.4°85.8°
  22.7°21.7°
  7.27
  4.54.3
  945 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.


August is the hottest month for Pittsburg with an average high temperature of 90.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Kansas. In Pittsburg, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Pittsburg are May, September and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Pittsburg with an average of 22.7°. This is one of the warmest places in Kansas.


In Pittsburg, there are 38.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Kansas.


In Pittsburg, there are 95.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Kansas.


In Pittsburg, there are 1.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Kansas.


May is the wettest month in Pittsburg with 6.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.7 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 30% of yearly precipitation and 14% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.1 inches in Pittsburg means that it is one of the wettest places in Kansas.


May is the rainiest month in Pittsburg with 11.1 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 5.6 rainy days. There are 90.6 rainy days annually in Pittsburg, 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 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 10.2 inches in Pittsburg means that it is one of the least snowy places in Kansas. December is the snowiest month in Pittsburg with 3.2 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Pittsburg    7 Reviews
    The economy in SE Kansas is very poor - 11/11/2011
    I lived in Pittsburg for several years and am glad I left. I liked the small town atmosphere but the economy was in terrible shape --> and still is very bad. The college... Read More

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    Pittsburg (Southeast Kansas) Provides Little Emplo - 2/13/2010
    Lack of industry equals lack of jobs. Period. Whether you are white collar or blue collar, jobs folded in Southeast Kansas along with the coal mines, and nothing has... Read More

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